[tor-relays] Google captcha

Timmy Preston tpreston3659 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 12:17:58 UTC 2014

To kingqueen: is it on a bsd or linux box? If it is it could be that you
set it up as a relay and exit node at the same time. This is the only idea
I have to what has happened.
On Jul 9, 2014 8:12 AM, "kingqueen" <kingqueen at btnf.tw> wrote:

> Hello
> Since running a relay, I have frequently had the notice akin to
> "Google has detected unusual activity from your computer or network"
> and had to do the captcha, when I have connected via the server that
> the relay is running on; both by Chromium over VNC and by Firefox over
> OpenVPN.
> The thing is, I am not, and have never been, an exit node. I was a
> middle node and am now a guard node. So I am somewhat confused as to
> why Google is getting unusual activity from my server?
> I guess it could be a coincidence and somebody else from the server
> farm has tripped it, but it seems a remarkable coincidence, as I have
> run the dedi for nearly a year and didn't have the Google notice until
> after the Tor relay was started in the last three weeks or so. But I
> don't understand how being a Tor relay could have tripped it, as I've
> never been an exit node.
> Thank you
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