[tor-relays] Relays by AS Names

ng0 ng0 at libertad.pw
Sat Apr 9 15:29:57 UTC 2016

Jason <jason at icetor.is> writes:

> Iceland checking in here, I'm not sure where you're getting that
> information but we have quite a number of other ISP's here that offer
> VPS service. The problem you may be referring to is that since we're
> only connected by three submarine cables (two of which are effectively
> government owned) ip transit prices are very high.
> There's also different pricing schemes for ISP's vs Telecom services.
> -Jason

Thanks for the further information, I did not know that.

I use ISP in a very broad definition. I checked on orangewebsite,
1984, and 2 others, all pointing to advania DC. That's why I
wrote "almost" and not "all".

> On 4/8/2016 10:05 PM, Xza wrote:
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>> On April 8, 2016 7:13:17 PM GMT+02:00, ng0 <ng0 at libertad.pw> wrote:
>>> Tristan <supersluether at gmail.com> writes:
>>>> I think https://compass.torproject.org has all the info I need. After
>>>> grouping by AS name for the United States, I decided to go with
>>> Hostwinds.
>>>> They say 100Mbps unmetered for $7.50 a month, but the management page
>>> says
>>>> 10TB per month.
>>> Sometimes countries definitions of "unmetered" are like that.
>>> See the descriptive texts of ISPs who provide virtual machines or
>>> even dedicated servers for you.
>>> In iceland most if not all iceland based (legal entity in
>>> iceland, not just the servers) ISPs somehow depend on advania
>>> datacenter, and for advania in the retail, non-customized sale of
>>> their VMs and dedicated servers are very low in monthly traffic
>>> compared to the fair-use policy of the non-profit ISP I am at
>>> currently.
>>>> Fun fact, US has quite a lot of exit relays, but France holds the
>>> highest
>>>> consensus weight.
>>> Another interesting fact - the person does not share these
>>> analysis of course, or at least it's hard to get in touch
>>> currently - is that in Netherlands a very large number of relays
>>> is run by government agencies.
>> So how do you know that for sure ?
>> Have they confirmed that somewhere ?


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