[tor-dev] Should cloud-hosted relays be rejected?

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Tue Sep 1 11:00:31 UTC 2015

From: nusenu <nusenu at openmailbox.org>
To: tor-dev at lists.torproject.org
Subject: Re: [tor-dev] Should cloud-hosted relays be rejected?
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 00:58:05 +0200

> I don't think banning GCE, AWS and MS Azure is an efficient method to
> significantly increase the cost of attacks because it is trivial for an
> attacker to quickly spin up "a large number of disposable machines" at
> other ISPs as well.

It has other benefits. Those big providers see a huge amount of exit traffic and can potentially do correlation against that.

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