map of tor routers
nickm at freehaven.net
Tue Feb 20 23:08:10 UTC 2007
On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 05:15:49PM -0500, Bryan Fordham wrote:
> I've taken up the task creating a map of tor routers. I have a test image up
> at http://socialistsushi.com/tor.png
> So far I have a mapserver and data on tor routers in a postgis database, so
> I can produce images like the one above. Now that I've figured that out, I'd
> like some comments on how I plan to proceed.
> Basically, my idea at this point is to query a directory server once a day,
> and check for running nodes.
Neat; if you're going to check more often than that, I'd suggest that
you run a Tor client and look in its cache instead.
> I'll add new nodes as they appear, and mark
> ones that are no longer running. I plan to also track if they are stable,
> and an exit node.
Neat stuff! Keeping historical data might also be cool, so you could
see how the network's geography changed over time.
> MapServer (http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/) for those who are interested in
> such things.
Nice; good idea.
> worried about such things.
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