[tor-relays] Qualities of a good relay (Sean Saito)

Alan Turing alanturing at riseup.net
Wed Jun 24 18:48:24 UTC 2015

Steve Snyder:
> On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 9:07pm, saitosean at ymail.com said:
>> Besides the obvious requirements of a good relay (e.g. speed, geo-diversity,
>> constant uptime), what qualities make a relay valuable to the Tor network and its
>> users?
> A quality that can't be measured: resistence to intrusion.
Just a quick thought:
A good question to ask in this regard might be "is this server dedicated
to tor only or are there other services (like web-servers, MTAs etc.)
running as well? The "purer" the relay, the (according to this
heuristic) less likely it is to be infected with some kind of malware.

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