[tor-relays] Reminder: don't run transparent proxies at exits

eric gisse jowr.pi at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 01:24:09 UTC 2015

Why? People say 'DO NOT MESS WITH TRAFFIC' but in the same breath they

This is an internally inconsistent attitude, and is not consistent
with how large scale operations function either. Tools like varnish,
CDN's, memcache, dns caching, etc are all common - and best -

If there's a practical consideration I am missing, that's different.

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 6:29 PM, Nusenu
<BM-2D8wMEVgGvY76je1WXNPfo8SrpZt5yGHES at bitmessage.ch> wrote:
> hi,
> eric gisse:
>> I even threw on a squid proxy on regular http and that's caching
>> something like 5-10% of all requests and overall http bandwidth.
> Are you saying you are routing exit traffic through a transparent squid
> http proxy?
> If that is the case, please do not interfere with exit traffic in any way.
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