[tor-relays] Consensus weight dropped

Nicholas Suan nsuan at nonexiste.net
Sun Jan 18 15:17:19 UTC 2015

There is a similar issue with some other relays:


There was a thread about it but nobody found out why

On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Bram de Boer <list-tor-relays at nosur.com>

> All,
> In December consensus weight of both my "nosurveillance" Tor exits dropped:
> https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/7C3AE76BB9E9E6E4F2AE9270FD824DF54A944127
> https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/E6D740ABFFAAAD8052EDF95B2C8DC4059763F365
> I assumed this to be related to the directory authorities tweaking
> consensus weight in response to the Lizard Squad annoyance around that
> time. However, traffic has not yet picked up yet.
> Testing download and upload speeds of my server both maxed out the 100
> Mbps line. I have even done a complete reinstall from a fresh Ubuntu image
> a week ago (while keeping the old keys, as not to restart building
> reputation from scratch) but that doesn't seem to help either.
> I am renting this dedicated server from my own private money, in my spare
> time as I hate surveillance and spying by governments. But right now I
> starting to feel silly spending that much money for a Tor exit of which
> only 50kbps bandwidth is used.
> AFAIK nothing has changed on my server, so I am puzzled why consensus has
> dropped and was never restored again.
> Please advice,
> Thanks,
> Bram de Boer
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