[tor-project] Anti-censorship meeting notes 16 January 2020

Cecylia Bocovich cohosh at torproject.org
Thu Jan 16 18:23:53 UTC 2020

Here is our meeting log:


And here is our meeting pad:

Anti-censorship work meeting pad

Next meeting: Thursday January 16th 18:00 UTC

Weekly meetings, every Thursday at 18:00 UTC, in #tor-meeting at OFTC
(channel is logged while meetings are in progress).

== Goal of this meeting ==

Weekly checkin about the status of anti-censorship work at Tor.
Coordinate collaboration between people/teams on anti-censorship at Tor.

== Links to Useful documents ==

    Our anti-censorship roadmap:

    Our roadmap consists of a subset of trac tickets.

    The anti-censorship team's wiki page:

    GetTor's roadmap:

    Tickets that need reviews:

    Projects from sponsors we are working on:



--- January 16th 2020 ---

== Announcements ==

    We have a roadmapping meeting next Tuesday (January 21st) at 17UTC

== Discussion ==

    Anyone want to mentor a student developer during the summer? We have
time to apply until early February.


    Ideas from last year:

== Actions ==

== Interesting links ==

    TCP congestion control algorithm may make a difference for users
behind bad links. May be worth studying. Ask students?


== Updates ==

    This week:
        - What you worked on this week.
    Next week:
        - What you are planning to work on next week (related to
anti-censorship work).
    Help with:

         - Something you may need help with.

Hiro: (last updated before 2020-01-09)
    Started restoring Twitter Responder.

        When retrieving tweets I need to check for new tweets only
otherwise Gettor will end up responding to old back log and already
answered messages. <-- is this #27330 ?

    Next Week:
      - Work on gettor specs <-- Is this #3781?
      - More with review of strings and website content and translation

  This week (2020-01-16):

    Started implementing BridgeDB side of #31874

    Reviewed design of https://github.com/ooni/probe-engine/pull/227

    Helped with creating RACECAR progress report

    Added go.mod and go.sum to bridgestrap

    Wrote trip report of talk at FH Hagenberg and visit at JKU Linz

    Added another default bridge from Denmark

    Attended sponsor 30 meeting and TTP meeting

  Next week:

    Helping with grant writing.

    Wrap up #31874

  Help with:

Gaba: ()
   Last week (Jan 6th):

    getting up to speed in mails/trac

    This week (planned):

    preparing roadmap session

cecylia (cohosh): last updated 2019-01-16
Last week:
    - finished gitlab gettor fixes(#32711)
    - thought about gsoc projects
    - updated gettor survival guide
    - created and made progress on snowflake throughput checks (#32938)
    - reviewed and debugged more issues with gettor emails (#32906)
    - updated gettor for newest tor browser alpha
    - GetTor's github links are now fully working again (#32393)

This week:
    - more grant writing
    - merge and run gettor script to update gitlab links and files
    - finish work on snowflake throughput checks (#32938)
    - roadmapping meeting
    - write up GSoC projec descriptions for pili
    - look at reports of shadow socks blocking
    - switch github gettor provider to new repository (#32977)
    - check in on censorship measurements again

Needs help with:
    - review of #31971 (from tor browser team)
    - review of #32711 (from phw)

arlolra: 2019-12-12

    Last week:

    - merged #32499

    Next week:

    - read up on turbo tunnel

    - pick a new task (#31902, #31201, #19026, ?)

    Help with:


dcf: 2020-01-16

    Last week:

    - deleted the non-IPv6 Snowflake broker (#32502)

    - filed a ticket for a needed Let's Encrypt upgrade (#32964)

    Next week:

    - turbo tunnel in Snowflake

    Help with:

cjb: last updated 2019-01-16
   Last week:
    - came up with a patch for #31011, testing seems difficult, will ask
for help in the ticket.
   Next week:
   Help with:

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