getting more exit nodes
kitsune.or at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 20:57:34 UTC 2008
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Alexander Bernauer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 07:51:51AM -0700, Martin Fick wrote:
>> I really don't understand why pseudo-exit node
>> anonymity is so important?
> The short answer:
> Admins who run a Tor node which is for good reasons not an exit node
> should be able to run at least a pseudo-exit node without additional
> personal risk.
This is why I've got reject *.* - I feel that the level of risk is just
too much for me, given the current state of things.
That being said... I just don't understand this pseudo-exit thing, and
could really use a clear set of documents (or better yet, something with
diagrams), so I can get my brain around it.
1.) How can someone be an exit, without letting arbitrary users "take
on" the identity of their IP?
As soon as someone does that (as is with normal exits), they're open to
crapstorms from anything bad anyone does... and I just don't understand
how that can be avoided.
2.) If a pseudo-exit doesn't "loan out" its IP, it must be hiding it
somehow - most likely through another proxy. How on Earth can that be an
Sorry, but I've just been confused from the beginning.
AAS, CompTIA A+/Network+/Security+
Owner of Tor node "kitsune"
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