[tor-relays] Bridge relays should upgrade to use the new bridge authority

teor teor at riseup.net
Wed Jul 18 23:41:17 UTC 2018

> On 19 Jul 2018, at 06:40, nusenu <nusenu-lists at riseup.net> wrote:
> Signed PGP part
> you probably want to reach out to package maintainer
> that didn't update yet (like the ubuntu snap) - if you didn't do so yet

Emailing package maintainers is part of our existing process:

If the maintainer is not on the list, please submit a patch to
ReleasingTor.md, or ask them to join tor-packagers at lists.torproject.org.

> Roger Dingledine:
>> If you run a bridge relay, please upgrade -- so your bridge address can
>> resume being given out to censored users, and so your stats can resume
>> being included in the metrics pages.
>> We just put out new releases (,,,
>> that retire the old bridge authority and start using a new one. The new
>> bridge authority is "Serge", and it is operated by George from the Tor
>> BSD Diversity project:
>> https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-announce/2018-July/000162.html
>> If for whatever reason you can't upgrade yet, you can also manually
>> switch to advertising your bridge descriptor to the new bridge authority
>> by using this torrc line:
>> AlternateBridgeAuthority Serge orport=9001 bridge BA44 A889 E64B 93FA A2B1 14E0 2C2A 279A 8555 C533
> I'd expect such email to be signed - yes, even if people can fetch that
> data from a signed release.

Please submit a patch to ReleasingTor.md.


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