[tor-relays] Metrics for assessing EFF's Tor relay challenge?

Runa A. Sandvik runa.sandvik at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 13:08:25 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Karsten Loesing <karsten at torproject.org> wrote:
> On 27/03/14 19:51, Runa A. Sandvik wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Karsten Loesing <karsten at torproject.org> wrote:
>>> Before going through your list of things we'd want to track below, let's
>>> first talk about our options to turn a list of fingerprints into fancy
>>> graphs:
>> Would it be possible to also have a "Top 10 countries with the most
>> Tor relays" graph?
> Hi Runa!

Hi Karsten! :)

> Hmm hmm hmm---yes!  Onionoo's details documents contain country
> information, and it shouldn't be too hard to combine them with uptime or
> bandwidth information to make per-country graphs.
> (Wow, your question made me rethink how we resolve relay/bridge IP
> addresses to country codes for statistics.  I was always thinking that
> we need to remember the full history of country codes that a
> relay/bridge IP address was resolved to, because a relay/bridge could be
> moved to another country, or a new IP-to-country database might change
> its mind about which country it is in.  But that doesn't really matter
> for statistics where we're mostly interested in the big picture.  We can
> probably just use whatever country code we learned last and apply that
> to the full history of the relay/bridge.  Guess I should resume working
> on per-country graphs for the metrics website soon, for both relays and
> bridges.  Thanks!)

Great! I look forward to seeing the stats for this.

Runa A. Sandvik

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