[tor-relays] Tor and Freenode

David Serrano tor at dserrano5.es
Sat Jan 24 13:28:41 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-24 12:48:18 (+0100), Markus Hitter wrote:
> http://www.freenode.org/irc_servers.shtml#tor

Besides the snippet you quoted, that page says "The primary Tor hidden service
address for freenode is frxleqtzgvwkv7oz.onion". This is how Freenode welcomes
tor users. "Connections to freenode directly from Tor exit nodes are not

At this point you're not a Tor user, you just set up a relay :). In order to
connect to Freenode you should do it through Tor, or either block its usage by
others. "If you do want to be a Tor exit node and still use freenode, you will
have to [block ports]. Alternatively, you can allow any ports in your exit
policy, and always connect to freenode using the hidden service".

 David Serrano
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