[tor-relays] Search warrant and house search because of an exit in DE

Tim Wilson-Brown - teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 11:17:05 UTC 2016

> On 30 Apr 2016, at 19:34, Dr Gerard Bulger <gerard at bulger.co.uk> wrote:
> I would have the courage to run a Tor Exit from home; home internet in
> London too poor to do that anyway, and do not have two IPs here.  The likes
> of BBC ban you if your IP is listed as an exit node.
> My VPS hosting company sent me various abuse notices once every two months,
> which I thought as quite a low rate for 10+Gb a day, but was still an
> embarrassment.
> Once I set my outgoing connection via a UK and very fast and supposedly
> "anonymous" proxy server service, I have not heard a squeak from anyone.
> These proxy services are very cheap, no limits, and offer another level of
> difficulty for enquiring authorities.
> There must be a disadvantage is running an exit node this way, but not sure
> what it is.

Additional latency, and giving the proxy service access to all your Exit's traffic.

> Gerry
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Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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