[tor-relays] Any known Tor relay seizures (in Germany)?

Thomas Braun thomas at akwgegner.de
Mon Feb 29 00:01:26 UTC 2016

On Montag, 29. Februar 2016 00:47:47 CEST, Thomas wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> do you know of any relay seizures of non-exit relays?
> In the legal FAQ [1] this "risk" is only listed below exit relays.
> Have there been any of such events in Germany (either exit- or 
> any other nodes)?
> Would I have to worry about seizures if I run a guard or middle relay
> in Germany?

Hi Thomas,

I'm operating a non-exit tor relay from my home in Germany since more than 
a year.
I can't imagine a situation where the authorities would be interested in 
the fact that I'm operating a non-exit relay.

The only interested party might be your ISP due to the additional traffic.


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