[tor-relays] Public Tor Socks port

Josef Stautner hello at veloc1ty.de
Tue Mar 24 22:16:35 UTC 2015

Hello yl,

you can do it if you want. But the traffic between you and the server is
I think that's the main reason.


Am 24.03.2015 um 23:09 schrieb yl:
> Hello,
> I wonder what is the reason not to offer the socks port publicly to
> users as an entrance point to the tor network?
> Assume you run a tor exit or relay on a public server and you enable the
> socks port and listen on or so and accept all incomming
> connections. Then you post the socks port publicly. What are the reasons
> not to do so?
> Thanks
> yl
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