[tor-dev] The Torouter and the DreamPlug

tagnaq tagnaq at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 21:47:10 UTC 2011

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On 06/09/2011 09:57 PM, Ian Goldberg wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 07:50:09PM +0000, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
>>> Sounds like a plan. I prefer bridge by default, but we can discuss that
>>> later.
>> What's the rational there? While we certainly need more bridges, I'd like to
>> see an increase in relays and encourage more Friend of Friend bridge
>> sharing. We should include a bunch of common configs and make it easy to
>> setup. Also, a public relay will be much easier to help with in terms of
>> setup, I suspect.
> Doesn't "make random people into public (middle-only) relays" have the
> (well maybe not "problem", but "issue"?) that when GFW blocks them, they
> (the random people who bought an Excito/etc.) won't be able to connect
> to anything in .cn any more?  Although I don't _often_ connect to .cn
> domains, it seems unfortunate to effectively auto-ban these people from
> Chinese websites.

I did not experience any problems connecting to .cn while using a relay
IP address. I think they are just blocking an IP:port combination and
not the entire IP address.
...but things might change


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