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

Zack Weinberg zackw at cmu.edu
Sat Jan 10 02:35:38 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 9:18 PM, cacahuatl <cacahuatl at autistici.org> wrote:
> If you're caching exit traffic and a very naughty person uses your exit,
> you've potentially cached "evidence" (to be seized).

That logic applies equally to DNS; indeed, it is why the CMU Tor exit
*doesn't* run a DNS cache.

(It talks to CMU's DNS servers, which do cache, but for the entire network.)

(If you can't trust your network provider's DNS resolver, the tradeoff
may be different.)


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