[tor-project] Arranging new default obfs4 bridges

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Mon Apr 17 22:32:45 UTC 2017

On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:00:00AM +0000, nusenu wrote:
> David Fifield:
> > On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 11:00:37PM -0500, Matt Traudt wrote:
> >> I've expressed interest in the past about running default obfs4 bridges
> >> and am still willing to do so.
> >>
> >> I'd like to hold off actually setting them up till its close to the time
> >> that Tor Browser will integrate them. I hear it's better for the default
> >> bridges to not advertise and I'd rather they didn't sit paid for but
> >> idle for too long.
> >>
> >> You can find me on IRC as pastly.
> > 
> > Matt says he can get some new bridges running quickly--say, in time for
> > the next release of Tor Browser.
> Since Matt also runs exit relays [1], would it make sense to add a logic
> to torbrowser that *IFF* the user choose to use default bridges these
> exits get excluded in that torbrowser's tor instance?
> That would also be a possible workaround for isis's ticket about
> noisebridge bridges? [2]

Matt contacted me to say he changed his mind about running bridges. So
we don't have to worry about that particular case.

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