tor proxy chain

giorgio m begiorgio at
Mon Feb 12 14:49:03 UTC 2007

On 2/12/07, Jonathan D. Proulx <jon at> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 03:16:32PM +0100, giorgio m wrote:
> :Why a proxy shouldn't accept connections coming from tor? To prevent abuses?
> :Can you tell me how to do this proxychaining?
> Because then anyone using tor can use your proxy and any
> crimes/harassment they commit come from your proxy.

Hi Jonathan, I'm sorry if I was not clear; I don't own a proxy, I
would like to connect to an existing proxy using tor (I want the web
site to see the proxy ip, not the tor ip), for example the proxy lists
that I find here

I will try to follow the ideas expressed by John and the I will let you know.
Perhaps a contraption like this may work:
1. Install SocksCap / Freecap / tsocks and set it up to use Tor
2. Set your browser to use standard_http_proxy as your HTTP proxy
3. Launch your browser over SocksCap / Freecap / tsocks

With luck, SocksCap / Freecap / tsocks will intercept the TCP
connection your browser tries to make to the HTTP proxy, and tunnel it
through Tor.


> have perl use socks to runn connections through tor configure the
> proxy to accept connections from all tor exit nodes.  How to do this
> is best asked either in a perl list or a list for your proxy server
> software.
> :
> :>Now why you would want to do this is another question, perhaps the
> :>answer is in the archives.
> :>
> :
> :I just read the faq again, where I found that perhaps you are worried
> :that I will use tor to connect to open relays on port 25 and then
> :spam, is it right? I can assure you that this is not the case (I would
> :not be using tor in this case, I think that there are much easier
> :tools), one of the reasons is for example that I don't want the
> :websites to know that I'm using tor.
> No, I'm not worried for TOR, I'm worried for you.  If all your traffic
> appears to becoming from one proxy it's obvious who you are, and you
> have basicly zero anonymity.
> -Jon

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