[tor-dev] Flash proxy deployment

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Sat Jul 7 11:09:12 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 04:31:53PM -0700, David Fifield wrote:
> During the development meeting today, the group interested in pluggable
> transports decided to begin to deploy the flash proxy transport in the
> near future. As a reminder, flash proxies use a small JavaScript/WebSocket
> program to run proxies in a web browser and provide a hard-to-block pool
> of IP addresses. This message is a call for testing and comment, and a
> list of known issues that we are working on. I get the impression that
> some people have unresolved questions and concerns, and I will do my
> best to answer those.
> Here are links with some background information. The first URL here has
> a proxy on it; it's the "I support Internet freedom" graphic at the
> bottom of the page.
> http://crypto.stanford.edu/flashproxy/
> http://crypto.stanford.edu/flashproxy/flashproxy.pdf
> https://gitweb.torproject.org/flashproxy.git/blob/HEAD:/README
> https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2011-December/003135.html

I made packages containing the necessary client programs. If you are
going to test, please try these.


David Fifield

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