[tor-project] Messages for Twitter about Tor blocking?

Arlo Breault arlo at torproject.org
Fri Mar 18 03:48:54 UTC 2016

> On Mar 17, 2016, at 2:58 PM, David Fifield <david at bamsoftware.com> wrote:
> I was invited to go to Twitter and talk about Sheharbano's, Sadia's,
> Mobin's, Srikanth's, Vern's, Steven's, Damon's, and my research about
> web sites blocking Tor users:
> https://www.benthamsgaze.org/2016/02/23/do-you-see-what-i-see/
> I'm not a Twitter user, beyond sometimes reading the web interface, so I
> haven't experienced blocking myself. But I've heard of Tor users being
> blocked by Twitter. Is there anything you'd like me to say to or ask of
> them? I know about the #dontblocktor hashtag (which is more often
> directed at CloudFlare than Twitter); I know that Leif was off Twitter
> for a while; I know about Marie's survey of users at
> https://pad.systemli.org/p/twitterdontblocktor. Anything else?

Not directly related, but maybe give them a heads up that
Tor Messenger now supports OTR over Twitter DMs. I'm slightly
concerned that the encrypted messages may be flagged as spam.


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