[tor-relays-universities] [tor-talk] I can't use tor in state university's campus network...
grarpamp at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 19:00:22 UTC 2014
>> On 07/21/2014 10:40 AM, ttzeqq wrote:
>> > I am in US.What can I do?
On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Patrick <apexcp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Do a lot of universities block Tor?
If this is a student running the client on personally
owned equipment merely to surf the web, a US university
would be on shaky legal ground to block such use.
They may try to say 'proxies / hiding IP' banned but are
inviting a big privacy rights / FERPA / freespeech fight.
If used to publish a hidden service, some places do ban
running 'services', presumably for 'security' or bandwidth
reasons, but they've no proof, just speculation on encrypted
If this is a staff member or on university owned equipment,
the university pretty much owns that space as usual.
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