getting more exit nodes
alex-tor at copton.net
Sun Apr 20 14:42:01 UTC 2008
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 02:47:34PM +0200, Sebastian Hahn wrote:
> Please note how long it takes for a Tor node to be used by clients,
How long is that? Are there any statistics about that?
> I think this will produce a huge amount of overhead when
> such nodes are sending their descriptors and others will try to use
> them a few hours later, when they have been shut down again.
This problem exists as soon as end-user's computers become Tor nodes.
How is this solved currently? Are all Tor nodes servers with high
> They don't want a plugin that does arbitrary things they don't
> quite understand.
We will see. We don't insist on having a browser plugin.
> If you find a good solution for how to make use of Tor relays behind
> restrictive firewalls, that'd be most awesome, but I think such an
> approach should be included in the Tor software.
Well, until now I think my proposed solution could work.
> Note that currently, any relay must be able to connect to any other
Client-exit nodes are no normal relays. They have no incoming
connections. They are simply the log scapegoats for the pseudo-exit
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