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It is possible to run a bitcoin client which only connects to onion nodes in the TOR network, like that:

./bitcoind -onion=127.0.0.1:9050 -onlynet=tor -externalip=ssapp53tmftyjmjb.onion

Is something similar available for Ethereum?

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    according to an old TODO list it's planned but not yet implemented : github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/issues/6 . Just for the sake of curiosity, what's the interest of running a client behind an onion besides the "privacy" features they grant ? – euri10 Mar 29 '16 at 7:10
  • euri10 nice find – Waqar Lim Mar 29 '16 at 7:12
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    (Note: Someone has recently flagged this as off-topic. IMO it's on-topic.) – Richard Horrocks Jan 6 '18 at 17:37
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The answer is no, however Ethereum have developer The Whisper Protocol https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/Whisper have a read through, you may find it helpful in the absence of Tor availability.

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