Restrict relay to internet2

Ringo Kamens 2600denver at
Wed Jan 9 17:43:55 UTC 2008

Couldn't you just make your node a middleman and ban tor from connecting to
your Internet One Connection?
Comrade Ringo Kamens

On Jan 9, 2008 12:40 PM, Nathaniel Fairfield <than at> wrote:

> F. Fox wrote:
> > Another thing: How would the PKI work over Internet2? AFAIK, Tor needs
> > to be able to talk to an authoritative directory server; also, the
> > directory it gets would be full of Internet1 (as I'll refer to the
> > "normal" Internet here) nodes.
> >
> > Clearly, an entirely new PKI would have to be set up, via forcing
> > options in copies of Tor (including, among other things, forcing a few
> > copies into authoritative directory mode). It would be an interesting
> > project, but it would take quite a bit of work.
> I wasn't thinking of setting up an entirely separate Tor network on
> Internet2.  As I mentioned, I2 is transparent for my machine:  when I
> connect to another machine (google, whatever), it will use I2 if
> possible and fall back to standard internet otherwise.
> So I was hoping to exploit the fact that several of the main Tor nodes
> (at MIT, Harvard, etc) are on I2, and I could relay a *lot* of traffic
> between such nodes.  The problem is that I need to explicitly restrict
> my relay to those nodes because my standard internet access is bandwidth
> limited.
> Nathaniel
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