[tor-relays] Amazon abuse report

Ted Smith tedks at riseup.net
Sat Nov 2 00:57:54 UTC 2013

On Sat, 2013-11-02 at 01:27 +0100, Lunar wrote:
> Nelson:
> > Please excuse my ignorance operating Tor relays, but if I run an exit
> > node on Windows 7 and use something like Peerblock and correspoding
> > block lists of P2P sites, wouldn't this be somewhat effective in
> > stopping this sort of undesired traffic on Tor?
> No. If the relay says it will deliver a connection in its exit policy,
> it has to carry it. Otherwise, it will give erratic behaviour on the
> client side and this is bad. The relay should be flagged BadExit by the
> authority operators.

Of course, there's nothing stopping you from hooking something like
Peerblock up to Tor's control port interface and automatically updating
your exit policy to block connections to torrent trackers and peers.
Sent from Ubuntu
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