[tor-relays] Webtropia threatening with penalty of 5.100€
moritz at torservers.net
Wed Dec 2 15:52:44 UTC 2015
This happened before. Webtropia hates Tor. They even shut us down even
though we only planned to host a non-exit relay there. Planned to. We
paid the setup and the first month, but they just cancelled our
contract. We tried explaining, then I think Juris even talked to the
CEO, and finally we asked for our money back. Not happening.
On 12/02/2015 03:40 PM, spriver wrote:
> They never had a problem with the fact of running an exit, from time to
> time I got an abuse mail to which I responded with the "usual thing"
> (that I'm running an exit and the connections are not initiated by me.
Did you explicitly ask if they're willing to host an exit?
> They also told me that they cannot monitor if the traffic is really Tor
> traffic and that I should configure my server to prevent such abuse.
> How should I proceed there?
Find a proper hoster. And always ask _beforehand_ if they're willing to
host an exit.
Do not pay any penalty. Tell them they can check whether the IP in
question was a Tor exit at http://exonerator.torproject.org/ , and that
you're not liable and that the traffic did not originate from the
server. Cancel the server ASAP. If they continue to threaten you over
extra payment, contact me.
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