[tor-relays] Contact info obfscation

Keifer Bly keifer.bly at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 15:29:05 UTC 2018

What I mean is tor project, the system that sends an email when it notices that a relay has been unavailable for 48 hours or the relays not working right.

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> On Jun 30, 2018, at 6:02 AM, nusenu <nusenu-lists at riseup.net> wrote:
>> I am aware that email addresses used in the “ContactInfo: “ in a
>> relay operator’s torrc file is publicly listed on the tor relay.
>> However, what I am wondering, is there a way to obfuscate the email
>> address on
>> http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/router_detail.php?FP=db1af6477bb276b6ea5e72132684096eee779d30
>> to appear as “k—f---b-- at g-ail.com” or something of the sorts, while
>> keeping the real email address readable for tor cloud 
> I'm not sure I know what you mean with "tor cloud" can you
> describe what you mean?
>> It seems like obfuscating the email address in the torrc file
>> would cause it to become unreadable to the tor project as well.
> the contact info string will be published the same way you put it in your
> torrc configuratin file if you want to make it harder for email address
> harvesters / spammers to send you email you can obfuscate 
> it however you like.
> in the following spec I'm using a specific way to obfuscate the "@" 
> sign with a "[]" so I can process email addresses automatically,
> but it is up to you how you obfuscate your address
> https://github.com/nusenu/ContactInfo-Information-Sharing-Specification#email
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