[tor-relays] Well, what exactly are you trying to contribute with your efforts?

Olaf Grimm jeep665 at posteo.de
Sun Apr 28 11:04:59 UTC 2019

Conrad, why did you suddenly go underground and not be reachable
anymore? Greypony IT was offline and you were just gone. I was a paying
customer and my two servers were suddenly offline.

now you come back and promise paradise again. No, i go my own way. Guys
like you are not trustworthy.


Am 28.04.19 um 10:34 schrieb Conrad Rockenhaus:
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 5:49 PM Seby <seby2kt14 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here we go again...
>> This dude just won't stop harassing us with masked advertising, commercial
>> offers and monetary asks. Every time even the most boring thing needs to be
>> publicly shouted on these mail lists, every time he does something
>> extraordinary, something quite unusual that none of you mortals could ever
>> do like running a middle relay on a small virtual machine, or a 500KB/s
>> bridge.
> Actually, it's not masked advertising for commercial offers. It's
> nonprofit solicitation to assist other users that are interested in
> expanding Tor's FreeBSD Resiliency. There's quite a few people that
> would like to help but aren't comfortable making the plunge on their
> own. Increasing the number of FreeBSD machines ensures we don't have a
> single point of failure as the number of Linux machines presently on
> Tor greatly outweighs the number of FreeBSD machines on Tor.
> This was previously discussed, but I'm sure you weren't paying
> attention, but that's where the project started from and it was always
> a nonprofit project to begin with.
> In addition, we're now assisting with AS divestment as well, to try to
> get people off of highly populated ASes so those don't form single
> points of failure. Which is another goal of the Project, from what I
> have been told. I understand you may not get that, so I'll explain it
> as simply as possible - too many middle relays and exits are getting
> service from the same service providers. We are trying to help provide
> another Tor friendly service provider to the table (which runs
> separately from this since that's a commercial operation).
> When we had are stuff fully online, we occupied all 15 top spots of
> the highest bandwidth exits in Canada. Right now my highest performing
> exit in the US is in the Top 10 but I've been scaling that exit down
> as I'm not sure if I'm keeping my personal items online anymore at
> this point.
> Finally, the GreyPony project has been there to make it be able for an
> enduser be able to easily setup and get going on their first new relay
> with dedicated support, sometimes people want that extra hand.
> Before you trash a project before you should learn about it, but all
> you've been doing is trashing things. Maybe you should try
> contributing to something and ignoring things you disagree with or
> asking questions if you don't understand it, instead of just resorting
> to talking trash about a project. I just makes it look like you have
> plenty of free time to mock others because you aren't helping others,
> but that's my take on things.

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