[tor-dev] Publishing sanitized bridge pool assignments

Karsten Loesing karsten.loesing at gmx.net
Fri Feb 25 13:48:28 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 12:00:40PM +0100, Karsten Loesing wrote:
> So, I implemented the new sanitizing algorithm that replaces bridge IPs
> with 10.x.x.x addresses derived from the original bridge IPs.  I also
> sanitized the descriptors from November 2008 and performed an early
> analysis on the results.
> The last remaining step is to sanitize our archives of bridge descriptors
> once again and make the sanitized data available.  I don't expect to have
> new tarballs before next Tuesday.

The new tarballs are available here:


> Before publishing the new tarballs, I'd like to invite people to review
> the new sanitizing process:
>  - A specification-like description of the sanitizing process is in
>    Section 3 of https://metrics.torproject.org/papers/data-2011-02-10.pdf
>  - The early analysis results of bridges changing their IP addresses are
>    here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/2435#comment:3
>  - The tarball with sanitized bridge descriptors from November 2008 is
>    here (6.2M):
>    http://freehaven.net/~karsten/volatile/bridge-descriptors-hashed-ips-2008-11.tar.bz2
> Any questions, comments, and concerns are highly appreciated!

Feedback still much appreciated!


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