[tor-relays] Bridge Authority closure
jason at icetor.is
Thu Jul 21 16:54:18 UTC 2016
I could run one here in Iceland if it would help.
On 7/21/2016 4:22 PM, simon wrote:
> On 21.07.2016 17:36, Marina Brown wrote:
>> Maybe i am out of line for suggesting this but i will suggest anyway.
>> Might i suggest that the next bridge authority be hosted on tor inc ip
>> space and perhaps be 2 hosts instead of one.
>> It looks like this was a single point of failure. It would be easy
>> enough to have a volunteer bgp announce a specific ip address. If they
>> decided to drop out then it would not cause this type of consternation
>> in the future. Having more than one bridge auth has obvious benefits.
> While hijacking the bridge authority does not directly and immediately
> harm the Tor network, and an evil BGP entry could most probably not be
> upheld for more than 24h worst-case, I still support the idea of
> introducing more authority nodes than just a single one.
> But then again, I don't have much knowledge about the related source
> code either.
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