[tor-project] Anti-censorship meeting notes, 18 Jun 2020

Philipp Winter phw at torproject.org
Thu Jun 18 16:27:55 UTC 2020

Hi all,

Here are our meeting minutes:


And here is our meeting pad:

Anti-censorship work meeting pad

Next meeting: Thursday June 18th 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:
        * Roadmap will go into https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/anti-censorship/-/boards
    * The anti-censorship team's wiki page: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/teams/AntiCensorshipTeam <-- it will be moved into gitlab
    * Past meeting notes can be found at: https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/
    * Tickets that need reviews:  from sponsors we are working on:
        * https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/sponsors/Sponsor30 <-- it will be moved into gitlab
        * https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/sponsors/Sponsor28 <-- it will be moved into gitlab
    * Anti-censorship related tickets that we want other teams to fix:
        * https://pad.riseup.net/p/tor-anti-censorship-tickets-keep

== Announcements ==


== Discussion ==

    * proposal on how to use gitlab https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/tpa/gitlab/-/issues/28

== Actions ==


== Interesting links ==

    * Ongoing Internet measurement village talks this month: https://ooni.org/post/2020-internet-measurement-village/#schedule
    * https://wwdaacc20.com/ Worldwide Developers Against Apple Censorship Conference, June 22

== Reading group ==

    * We will discuss Geneva on June 25th
        * https://censorbib.nymity.ch/#Bock2019a
        * 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 (2020-06-18):
        * Reviewed #31282.
        * Wrote patch for #29184.
        * Deployed test branch of BridgeDB-internal metrics and fixed bugs that I discovered.
        * Worked on #33647.
        * Familiarising myself with Gitlab.
        * Wrapped up #33162.
        * Worked on #34260.
  Next week:
        * Wrap up #34260.
  Help with:
        * #33647
        * #29184

cecylia (cohosh): last updated 2020-06-18
Last week:
    - getting used to and helping with gitlab migration
    - reviewed a bunch of snowflake proxy on android code
    - worked on getting snowflake set up for sponsor 28 test range
    - updated GetTor releases to Tor Browser 9.5 release
    - fixed a small typo in the GetTor Gitlab provider links
    - implemented NAT behaviour discovery at proxies and matching at broker (#34129, #33666)
    - began trial integration of GetTor with BridgeDb autoresponder code
This week:
    - look at viatsk's work on NAT test suite (#25595)
    - revisions and hopeful merge/deployment of #34129
    - add more stun servers (#30579)
    - Break up BridgeDB's autoresponder code and do a trial re-implementation of GetTor (#3780)
    - Follow up on discussions of debian obfs4proxy package
    - sponsor 28 evaluation prep
    - translations?
Needs help with:

juggy :
    This week:
        - Dig into the algorithm for how BridgeDB distributes bridges
    Next week:
        - Implement audio captchas in moat, figure out how to reduce audio captcha request size
        - Keep studying BridgeDB to write architectural overview
    Help with:

arlolra: 2020-06-11
    Last week:
    Next week:
        - follow ups to #33365
        - start on #31201
    Help with:

dcf: 2020-06-18
    Last week:
        - provided some feedback on NAT-aware broker rendezvous (#34129)
    Next week:
        - share access to the snowflake broker CDN configuration (#30510)
    Help with:

Antonela: 2020-06-18
    - brought the TB10.0 proposal to the browser team. They are reviewing it.
    - reviewed personas with Dunqan this week, we will have a draft for your review by the end of the month

    Last week:
        -Started taking a look at #34318
        -(Will be occupied due to university exams till 06-26)
    Next week:
        -Work on fixing #34318
    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: 2020-04-28
    Last week:
            - Made a code patch for most tickets related to Part A of project.
    Next week:
            - Learning about WebSocket and deciding on WebSocket library.
    Help with:

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