[tor-relays] Determining geographical locations for a new exit relay would help most
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Fri May 1 21:00:32 UTC 2015
On Fri, 01 May 2015 10:01:45 -0700, nusenu <nusenu at openmailbox.org> wrote:
> It might be oversimplified but using compass with group by country
> ordered by consensus weight (or in your case exit probability) shows
> you where most of tor network capacity is currently located. The goal
> is to setup relays in new or rarely used locations.
> So by using compass your list would look like this, ordered from
> better to less good:
> * (AU) Sydney, Australia (0.01% CW)
> * (Asia) Tokyo, Japan (0.8% CW)
> * UK (4.6% CW)
> * US (10.1%)
> * NL (12.4% CW)
> * France (21.6%)
> * DE (25.7% CW)
> Note: the is a current snapshot and numbers change but AU or JP is
> better then DE (from a capacity divers. point of view) - this will
> also be the case in a week or a month.
> You might also want to consider the exit probability and use that in
> addition or instead of CW.
> I don't know if VULTR has multiple ASes but if they do you might also
> want to have a look at the group by AS results (if they allow you to
Thanks for the breakdown, that helps. The only hitch with the Sydney and
Toyko locations is that instead of 1000GB/mo of bandwidth, you only get
Would it be better (all things considered) to go with the UK location at
1000GB/mo vs Tokyo or Sydney at 200GB/mo?
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