[tor-relays] Experimental DoS mitigation is in tor master
teor2345 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 08:10:54 UTC 2018
> On 1 Feb 2018, at 18:59, grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has #2 been eval regarding onion indexing engines, oniontorrent, etc?
> They use a lot of resources for agnostic purposes.
> Censoring them as collateral damage would be bad.
Applications that use a lot of resources will have to rate-limit themselves.
Otherwise, relays will rate-limit them.
Since traffic is encrypted, there is no way we can distinguish "good"
scanners or downloaders from "bad" ones. All applications will need to
respect these new limits.
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