[tor-dev] Tor and BGP integration

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Thu Jun 9 21:46:31 UTC 2011

On 2011-Jun-09 23:34, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
>     For Tor itself doing some programmatic things... There are plenty
>     of BGP looking glasses out there. But for the purposes of some
>     script banging away at them (times the number of nodes doing so),
>     yes, it is definitely considered proper to set up a dedicated feed.
>     I don't think the project would have any problem running its own
>     Quagga, OpenBGPD, etc instance. And then if it asked around, finding
>     a couple of friendly ISP's to peer with (and to even host the query
>     interface) for this purpose.
> I think the NORDUnet people are interested in doing this; I suspect
> they're the biggest ISP we'll find and one of their hackers works on Tor
> quite a bit, he even runs a Directory Authority....

We could create a hidden service that provides this feature then people
who query stay anonymous too.

I don't see any harm or difficulty in setting that up for a GRH
interface if one would want that. If one can define the values that need
to come out, then that can be setup quickly.


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