[tor-commits] [metrics-web/master] Add a question about estimated users per hour.

karsten at torproject.org karsten at torproject.org
Wed Mar 25 19:12:41 UTC 2015

commit f753e4dc5b9f38463c26d6ffa5843db25c6c1a65
Author: Karsten Loesing <karsten.loesing at gmx.net>
Date:   Wed Mar 25 20:11:50 2015 +0100

    Add a question about estimated users per hour.
 doc/users-q-and-a.txt |    7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/users-q-and-a.txt b/doc/users-q-and-a.txt
index 537ef06..e6bf74f 100644
--- a/doc/users-q-and-a.txt
+++ b/doc/users-q-and-a.txt
@@ -24,6 +24,13 @@ over the day, or what?
 A: Average number of concurrent users, estimated from data collected over
 a day.  We can't say how many distinct users there are.
+Q: Are there more fine-grained numbers available, for example, on the
+number of users per hour?
+A: No, the relays that report these statistics aggregate requests by
+country of origin and over a period of 24 hours.  The statistics we would
+need to gather for the number of users per hour would be too detailed and
+might put users at risk.
 Q: Are these tor clients or users?  What if there's more than one user
 behind a tor client?
 A: Then we count those users as one.  We really count clients, but it's

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