[tor-relays] Amazon abuse report
adi at hexapodia.org
Fri Nov 1 01:12:47 UTC 2013
On Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 12:53:48AM +0000, Paritesh Boyeyoko wrote:
> On a related note, just out of interest why was the decision taken that the
> default exit policy for an out-of-the-box relay allows any exits at all?
Out of the box, relays don't allow exit at all.
A relay admin has to explicitly choose to run an exit relay, and should
be aware of what that might mean for ISP policy compliance.
> Considering that
> a) the majority of people running Tor would be TBB users (and therefore
> clients) and
Clients aren't running relays at all. TBB and similar client installs
> b) running exits can lead to unwanted grief
> I would have thought that the default exit policy would be reject *:* for
That's correct, the default is reject *.
> (can't think of a better word) "safety" reasons. If someone wants to run an
> exit, it is then a deliberate action on their part, as opposed to a default
That's correct, it takes a deliberate action on the part of the
administrator to become a relay; and another deliberate action to become
an exit relay.
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