TOR on Academic networks (problem)
peter at palfrader.org
Wed May 17 17:02:50 UTC 2006
On Wed, 17 May 2006, Michael Holstein wrote:
> Since the /etc/hosts approach posions the DNS for clients, it now seems
> the better (although not ideal) approach is to allow legitimate DNS
> lookups, and then just blackhole the traffic. After 15 seconds, the
> client will give up and pick another node.
Thus making Tor suck for everyone. The better approach would be to just
say reject *:80 or reject *:* or something like that. Your node is
still useful as a middleman and wouldn't actively harm clients.
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