[tor-relays] Search warrant and house search because of an exit in DE
Dr Gerard Bulger
gerard at bulger.co.uk
Sat Apr 30 12:15:50 UTC 2016
Typo. I would NOT have the courage to run tor from home....
I did worry about added latency. Ping tells me only 1-2ms added...the proxy
must be close by. And speed still 70Mbs each way. I am afraid not offering
TOR all that bandwidth as need my server for my day job.
From: tor-relays [mailto:tor-relays-bounces at lists.torproject.org] On Behalf
Of Tim Wilson-Brown - teor
Sent: 30 April 2016 12:17
To: tor-relays at lists.torproject.org
Subject: Re: [tor-relays] Search warrant and house search because of an exit
> 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
> 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
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