TOR on Academic networks (problem)

Peter Palfrader peter at
Wed May 17 00:14:55 UTC 2006

On Tue, 16 May 2006, Michael Holstein wrote:

> For the short-term, I wrote a script that wgets the library's list of 
> subscriptions, and munges that to get the unique domain links, and puts 
> those into /etc/hosts with bogus addresses that are denied by the exit 
> policy (eg: some.domain). Yes, I realize this doesn't prevent 
> access by IP, but if I can keep out 95% of the miscreants, that's fine 
> by me.

You are hurting the Tor network more than you realize.  You are lying to
clients and clients cache that answer.  Don't do this.

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