[tor-project] Anti-censorship meeting notes, 30 July 2020

Cecylia Bocovich cohosh at torproject.org
Thu Jul 30 16:49:03 UTC 2020

Here is the meeting log:

And the meeting pad:

Anti-censorship work meeting pad

Next meeting: Thursday July 30th 16:00 UTC

Weekly meetings, every Thursday at 16:00 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:


    The anti-censorship team's wiki page:


    Past meeting notes can be found at:


    Tickets that need reviews:  from sponsors we are working on:

    All needs review tickets:

    Sponsor 30





    Sponsor 28

    must-do tickets:

    possible tickets:

    Anti-censorship related tickets that we want other teams to fix:

    https://pad.riseup.net/p/tor-anti-censorship-tickets-keep <-- it
will be moved into gitlab with TPO labels

== Announcements ==

    Please add your work to our July team report:


== Discussion ==

== Actions ==

== Interesting links ==

    FOCI'20 program is out (but papers are not yet available):


    *.ampproject.org was blocked in Iran for a few days:


    IETF tls mailing list: "Possible blocking of Encrypted SNI extension
in China"


== Reading group ==

    We will discuss "Emotional and Practical Considerations Towards the
Adoption and Abandonment of VPNs as a Privacy-Enhancing Technology" on
July 23rd



    Questions to ask and goals to have:

    What aspects of the paper are questionable?

    Are there immediate actions we can take based on this work?

    Are there long-term actions we can take based on this work?

    Is there future work that we want to call out, in hopes that others
will pick it up?

== Updates ==

    This week:
        - What you worked on this week.
    Next week:
        - What you are planning to work on next week.
    Help with:

         - Something you need help with.

  This week (2020-07-30):

    Spent most of my time working on BridgeDB reimplementation.


    Reviewed tpo/anti-censorship/pluggable-transports/snowflake#40002.

    Reviewed Gus's training slides.

    Reviewed S30 report.

  Next week:

    Wrap up tpo/anti-censorship/wolpertinger#34259.

  Help with:

cecylia (cohosh): last updated 2020-07-30
Last week:
    - sponsor 28 evaluation bullshit, still
    - updated tor-browser-build#40016 with work on snowflake#30579
    - reviewed snowflake-mobile!12
    - opened snowflake#40005
    - responded to some of nick's core tor anti-censorship ticket triage
This week:
    - take a look at #25595
    - NAT discovery at proxies (snowflake-webext#13)
    - continue with GetTor + BridgeDB refactor
    - look at snowflake#40004
Needs help with:
    - review of tor-browser-build#40016 (tbb-team)

juggy :
    This week:
        - Got very basic "suggested readings" list up and running here :
    Next week:
        - Keep studying BridgeDB to write architectural overview
    Help with:
        - Open issues here
(https://github.com/jugheadjones10/anti-censorship-reading) for

arlolra: 2020-06-11

    Last week:


    Next week:

    - follow ups to #33365

    - start on #31201

    Help with:


dcf: 2020-07-30

    Last week:

    - reviewed random selection of STUN servers (snowflake!40031)

    - filed ticket to add licenses of kcp-go and smux

    Next week:

    - find out what went wrong with trying to give cohosh CDN access

    - set up an etherpad for public bug reporting and link it from
https://snowflake.torproject.org/#bugs (snowflake#34435)

    - add licenses of kcp-go and smux (tor-browser-build#40031)

    Help with:

Antonela: 2020-07-23

    Last week:

    - (S28) Snowflake Android App UI


    - (S30) Making bridges.tpo looks like tpo.org


    - (S30) Planning activities for the user group in HK (happening next

    - Run emma


    - Discovery issues with Bridges flow - working on the script


    This week:

    - (S28) Review Snowflake Android App UI

    - (S30) Working on making bridges.tpo work with lektor

    - (S30) Sent Get Bridges User Research to the group in HK. Will meet
them on Friday. Final script:


    Last week:

    -on vacay till 08-03

    Next week:


    Help with:


hanneloresx: 2020-07-30

    Last week: took a break to focus on emergency at my job

    Next week:

    - Work on #32117

    - Work on #33727

    Help with:


thymbahutymba: 2020-04-02
    Last week:
        - CI/CD pipeline for multiarch docker images, which has a problem
          with the apt tor version even though the apt repository have been
          changed into the Dockerfile.
    Next week:
    Help with:

HashikD: 2020-07-16

    Last week:

    - Made designs for Snowflake mobile:

    - #6 Showing users stat about how many clients they served in the
past 24

    Next week:

    - Work on ticket #11

    Help with: -

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