[tor-relays] Google Compute Engine rejected as relay?

s7r s7r at sky-ip.org
Fri Aug 21 00:29:04 UTC 2015

Hi Greg,

I have forwarded the request to the relevant people. Please stand by to
get an update about it as soon as possible.

On 8/20/2015 5:17 PM, Greg wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:46 PM, Thomas White <thomaswhite at riseup.net
> <mailto:thomaswhite at riseup.net>> wrote:
> I think this is from the Lizard Squad attempted (and miserably failed)
> sybil attack. The directory authorities will need to remove the ASN
> from the blacklist.
>> If that's the case, then that was a year ago. Hopefully directory
>> authorities would be okay with removing the ban. Is there a process for
>> requesting that?
>> Thanks,
>> Greg
> T
> On 20/08/2015 06:00, Greg wrote:
>> Hi, I tried to spin up a relay on GCE a few days ago, and I found
>> that it was outright rejected with a message like "Authdir is
>> rejecting routers in this range". I don't have the IP handy now,
>> but I could easily get another ephemeral IP. I thought I came
>> across a thread saying that there was an attack on the tor network
>> originating from GCE, and that's why it got blacklisted. I'm not
>> finding that thread now. But is GCE going to be removed from the
>> blacklist? I realize it's not a very economical place to run a
>> relay.
>> -Greg

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