Not too long ago, we had to clarify some misconceptions regarding the recent Monero node IP leaks. It was mentioned that this would become a non-issue in the future thanks to the development of the Kovri protocol. Now is a good time to explore what this project entails exactly and how it will affect the Monero ecosystem in the future. More anonymity technology can only be considered a good thing in this day and age of censorship and mass surveillance. A Closer Look at Kovri As one would expect from any project related to Monero, the main focus of Kovri is anonymity and privacy.