[tor-relays] BWauth no-consensus state in effect

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Thu Aug 6 04:44:23 UTC 2015

Am Mittwoch, 5. August 2015 13:26 schrieb Tim Sammut 
<tim at teamsammut.com>:
> Thank you for the note, Roman.
> On 08/05/2015 12:07 PM, Roman Mamedov wrote:
>> On Wed, 5 Aug 2015 10:58:30 +0100
>> Tim Sammut <tim at teamsammut.com> wrote:
>>> That said, it raises the partially-rhetorical question: should I 
>>> spend
>>> my $x/month on running a relay or could that money be better used 
>>> in
>>> other places?
>> Generally depends on if you are getting a good deal on bandwidth, 
>> i.e. how
>> many terabytes per month for your $x. But I see you are running a 
>> relay in
>> Costa Rica, where servers and bandwidth must be much more expensive 
>> than e.g.
>> in Europe. I'm not sure how useful a relay in an exotic location, if 
>> it's
>> expensive to run and pushes very little traffic. Maybe others can 
>> comment.
> I think it is reasonably priced; $20USD/month for unmetered 100Mb/s.
> I am willing to contribute money to Tor because I believe in what it
> supports. I also believe in small and local businesses, which is why 
> I
> have the relay in CR where I lived at the time.
Now thats great! If youre able to run a relay in "exotic Places" you 
should do so imho. It increases diversity of the whole network. So far 
its more beneficial as running a relay in high density areas or more 
common places! Just as using small business provider instead of the 
common big and maybe cheaper ones.
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