[tor-relays] Question regarding ethical torrent blocking

Mirimir mirimir at riseup.net
Sun Jul 15 19:18:29 UTC 2018

On 07/15/2018 09:23 AM, Conrad Rockenhaus wrote:


> I'm just curious on what thoughts on this are. I know how to technically
> perform the block, I guess I feel like we're one of the last bastions
> against censorship on the Internet and people do torrent legitimate stuff.
> I don't consider pirating Fallout 4, The Elder Scrolls V, Sweetbitter, and
> The Evil Within 2 to be protected speech FYI... my worry is just blocking
> the legitimate uses of bittorrent.

I think that you'll find blocking bittorrent to be harder than expected.
Modern protocols are well-encrypted, and DPI doesn't really touch them.


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