[tor-relays] Questing regarding Team Cymru Tor Relays and Bridges

Georg Koppen gk at torproject.org
Mon Mar 22 17:17:06 UTC 2021

Lisa Winter:
> Hello list,
> I just visited BridgeDB and got a bridge from "Team Cymru", according to
> the whois of the IP - should the Tor Project really allow a company
> trying to "track and take down threat actors and criminals around the
> globe" host a substantial portion of the network, according to their
> info page:
> https://team-cymru.com/company/
> The following was also very concerning:
> "Team Cymru is comprised of former…"
> - ...
> - Law enforcement
> - ISP backbone engineers
> - ...
> I suspect that they log connections to their relays and bridges, and
> maybe even more.
> Such companies profit from gathering and selling information's,
> exploits and the likes.
> bad-relays rejected this message, which is concerning.. I hope someone

I am not sure which message you are talking about but, for the record,
that mailing list contains a quite similar mail from you. So, that one
at least did not get rejected.


> here could redirect it to the right people, or do the Tor Project
> higher-ups know the people behind Team Cymru and vouch for them?
> Bye,
> Lisa Winter
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