[tor-dev] automatically detect many new identical/similar bridges

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Wed Dec 14 17:23:52 UTC 2016

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 10:09:00AM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> in the context of [1] I'm wondering if it makes sense to add bridge
> support to ornetradar.
> If there is any value to automatically detect multiple new bridges:
> - Do bridges publish ContactInfo in their descriptor? If not: Why not?
> (it shouldn't disclose their bridge location)

>From my understanding, bridge descriptors may include ContactInfo, but
Collector removes it before publishing. So you can distinguish
descriptors that originally had ContactInfo set from those that did not,
but you can't tell what the ContactInfo was.

> 5. Replace contact information: If there is contact information in a
> descriptor, the contact line is changed to somebody.

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