[tor-relays] Publishing bridge contact information

Geoff Down geoffdown at fastmail.net
Wed Feb 7 17:55:08 UTC 2018

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018, at 4:45 PM, Karsten Loesing wrote:
> Possible disadvantages are:
>  - If somebody runs a relay and a bridge, both with the same contact
> information, a censoring adversary might guess that the bridge might run
> on a nearby IP address as the relay. However, they could as well assume
> that for all relays and block or scan the IP space around all known relays.
>  - Bridge operators might be surprised to see their contact information
> in a public archive. We do have a warning in the tor manual
> https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-manual.html.en#ContactInfo, but
> maybe nobody reads the fine manual.

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