How to remove some useless nodes

Jackie g06b08120301 at
Tue Jan 29 10:47:52 UTC 2008

To remove these fucking nodes mannually one by one is a boring job!!!
I wonder where to get a router list which contains information about 
country, or just a exit nodes list is much more better!
Does Tor keep a copy of router list on my PC?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gregory Maxwell" <gmaxwell at>
To: <or-talk at>
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: How to remove some useless nodes

> On Jan 26, 2008 10:08 PM, Kraktus <kraktus at> wrote:
>> On 26/01/2008, 孙超 <g06b08120301 at> wrote:
>> > We in China use tor mainly for avoiding Great Fire Wall, which is a 
>> > very
>> > strong internet censorship software operated by the government. So, if
>> You can add
>> ExcludeNodes NodeName1, NodeName2
>> to your torrc, where the NodeName1, etc. are the names of Chinese exit
>> nodes that you are aware of.  However, you much disallow each Chinese
>> node separately; you can't exclude by country.
> It would be interesting if tor exits used passive connection
> monitoring to figure out if they are on a content modifying or
> censoring network, then made a note of it in the directory. Users
> could then choose to avoid that exit while people interested in
> censorship or neutrality would have a shortlist to do research from.
> Some types of censoring are pretty subtle and couldn't easily be
> detected this way, but the Great Firewall is pretty obvious.

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