Proposal: Suicide descriptors when Tor servers stop

Peter Palfrader peter at
Thu Aug 30 15:09:16 UTC 2007

On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Roger Dingledine wrote:

> > The usual approach on IRC networks is to perform some checks on connect,
> > and if the check is positive to set a temporary KLINE that lasts from
> > days to weeks.  If that client ever connects again the check isn't
> > repeated, the configured KLINE matches immediately and rejects the
> > client.
> Would it be plausible to encourage these IRC networks (at least, the
> friendly ones who know about tordnsel) to make the klines that they add
> in response to the tordnsel last for a shorter time period?

Freenode probably.  I don't know about the others, but I guess it's
rather unlikely.

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