[tor-relays] Reminder: EOL of my 4 tor relays (2 guards, 2 exits).

Lisa Winter hvchat1 at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 28 12:18:13 UTC 2021

Newbie, not jewbie - that was unintentional racism.

2021-03-28 12:16 GMT, Lisa Winter <hvchat1 at googlemail.com>:
> Hello people,
> Lisa here (not my real name, neither is this my e-mail address  - it
> was not stolen however, the owner allows me to use it -, nor is it
> associated with any of my relays that you could possibly find on the
> Tor Metrics page).
> I used to contribute physical resources to the Tor project for a long
> time now (I don't want to get into too many details, so let's say
> somewhere between 4 to 7 years) - paying for the co-location of two
> high-performance dedicated machines , handling nasty abuse reports,
> you name it.. Anyway each dedicated server was running two Tor
> instances occccn each single, public IPv4 and IPv6m as this is the
> maximum
> AES hardware acceleration was supported by both physical CPU's, so one
> instance averaged up to 250mbit/s under full load :-D
> However, I am sick of all the needless communication with my hosting
> providers, who are well aware of what I am doing with their equipment,
> yet idiotic jewbie support still spams me with abuse reports,
> occasionally null-routing entire IP's which was not part of the
> conract (I have a custom contract co-locating two, older machines)..
> I am also sick of the Tor staff allowing companies like Team Cymru
> (short explanation; Team Cymru collects and sells metadata of network
> connections but not only metadata, also other "valuable" information
> like zero-day exploits to anyone willing to pay the right price, and
> much more - they host a bunch of Tor relays and ridges too, which in
> my opinion should all get the BadExit / similar flag preventing them
> from being used at all.
> Tor code development also moves at a snails pace, we still don't have
> proper patches for circuit exhaustion attack, comparable to HTTP
> SlowLoris.
> I will hereby distance myself from the tor project completely, and not
> come back ever.
> Please get your shit together @TneTorProject.
> "Lisa"

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