[tor-project] Anti-censorship meeting notes, 25 Jun 2020

Philipp Winter phw at torproject.org
Thu Jun 25 17:20:22 UTC 2020

Hi all,

Here are our meeting minutes:


And here is our meeting pad:

Anti-censorship work meeting pad

Next meeting: Thursday June 25th 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: 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:
        * All needs review tickets: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/anti-censorship/-/merge_requests?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&assignee_id=None
        * https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/sponsors/Sponsor30 <-- it will be moved into gitlab
            * https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/4
            * https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/7
            * https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/5
            * https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/6
        * https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/org/sponsors/Sponsor28 <-- it will be moved into gitlab
            * must-do tickets: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/10
            * possible tickets: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name[]=Sponsor%2028&milestone_title=None
    * 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 ==


== Discussion ==

    * Gitlab review workflow
        * https://about.gitlab.com/blog/2016/10/25/gitlab-workflow-an-overview/#code-review-with-gitlab
    * Move snowflake issues to snowflake-webextension / snowflake-mobile where appropriate

== Actions ==


== Interesting links ==

    * Ongoing Internet measurement village talks this month: https://ooni.org/post/2020-internet-measurement-village/#schedule
    * Psiphon Data Engine: https://psix.ca/

== 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 (2020-06-25):
        * Fixed and deployed #29184.
        * Improved emma's Makefile and filed a few minor issues.
        * Mostly wrapped up #34260.
        * Debugging and improving #31422.
        * Started working on IMV'20 presentation.
        * Brainstormed Salmon UI considerations in #31873.
        * Built new exitmap module to find yet another case of Bitcoin rewriting.
  Next week:
        * Wrap up #34260.
  Help with:
        * #33647
        * #34260

cecylia (cohosh): last updated 2020-06-25
Last week:
    - reviewed #29184
    - revised nat discovery feature (#34129)
    - trial refactor of bridgedb to get ready for a GetTor integration (#3780)
    - sponsor 28 evaluation prep
    - snowflake proxy on mobile work, reviews
This week:
    - away on vacation
Needs help with:
    - another review of #34129
    - review/feedback on #3780

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: 2020-06-25
    Last week:
        - tried to grant admin access to the snowflake broker CDN configuration (#30510)
    Next week:
        - reply on revisions to NAT behavior (#34129)
    Help with:

Antonela: 2020-06-25
    - (S30) planning activities for the user group in HK:
        - Run emma
        - Discovery issues with Bridges flow - working on the script

    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:

hanneloresx: 2020-06-25
    Last week:
        - Read existing documentation for BridgeDB and GetTor. Get acclimated to GitLab.
    Next week:
        - 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: 2020-06-25
    Last week:
            - MR: Fininshed working on #40001 (Snowflake)
            - Finished Part A of project and started Part B
            - MR: #1 (Snowflake Mobile) on Snowflake Mobile project
    Next week:
            - Working, planning on Part B of project.
            - Making MRs for #2 (Snowflake Mobile),#34277 (Snowflake)
    Help with: -

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