[tor-dev] I have a group at internet archive that are interested in buying a lot of OnionPi's

Martin Kepplinger martink at posteo.de
Sun Jun 29 08:26:12 UTC 2014

Am 2014-06-29 08:57, schrieb Roger Dingledine:
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 10:11:24PM +0200, Moritz Bartl wrote:
>> On 06/27/2014 09:44 PM, Virgil Griffith wrote:
>>> What is the current state of the art on this, and if it is ready for
>>> larger deployment want to buy about 50-100 of them.
>> In my eyes, an access point that has a captive portal that teaches
>> people about Tor and facilitates the download of Tor Browser etc is much
>> better than transparent proxying.
> Right. Using a transparent torifying box as a client is dangerous,
> because your Internet Explorer or other "normal" browser will probably
> introduce surprising privacy problems compared to using Tor Browser.
> Using your middlebox as a firewall to prevent non-Tor traffic from
> transiting, i.e. to make sure you are using only Tor, is much safer but
> also much less sexy.
what would be an approach to build that? the accesspoint would need a
list of current entry nodes, which is, all public relays, right?
> And the onionpi boxes don't have enough cpu to be a useful relay.
> They do have enough cpu to be useful bridges, but vanilla bridges aren't
> very useful in the world these days: all the places where you need a
> bridge you probably need one of the somewhat recent pluggable transports,
> like obfs3, too. I wonder what the state is of easy-to-install images
> that include modern pluggable transports and are maintained. Sounds like
> another "volunteers needed" situation. :)
> --Roger

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