[tor-relays] Sitevalley is no longer Tor-friendly

mick mbm at rlogin.net
Thu Jul 18 15:51:44 UTC 2013

On Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:49:46 -0400
Tom Ritter <tom at ritter.vg> allegedly wrote:

> Sending this out, as I suspect I am not the only person running a node
> on SiteValley, as they have pretty good bandwidth for pretty cheap.
> I had inquired in the beginning if they allowed Tor, and they said
> yes, but if we get too many abuse complaints we'll shut it down.  So
> maybe 4 or 5 abuse complaints later they did indeed give me the
> ultimatum to shut it down or get shut down.  So I made them give me a
> new IP address, and made it into a middle node.  (The new IP was
> because I was thinking of making it a bridge.)

Hmm. Pretty crummy AUP. And /very/ crummy treatment of a customer.

I wonder if we are going to see more of this sort of thing now. I
think the tor network needs greater geographic diversity. 



 Mick Morgan
 gpg fingerprint: FC23 3338 F664 5E66 876B  72C0 0A1F E60B 5BAD D312


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