Searching for "good" ISPs

Ted Smith teddks at
Sat Feb 20 01:43:30 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 17:32 -0800, coderman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 4:22 PM, wuiv yccwg <wuivyccwg at> wrote:
> > ...
> >  Basically, I am after some feedback and maybe a wish list or
> > suggestions. What Tor community would like to see in such kind of
> > service provider?
> Tor is a decentralized architecture. why use Tor in your centralized
> (even if distributed) network?
> based on your description a one or two hop VPN service would fit the
> needs of your customers and design nicely. attempting to use Tor in
> such a configuration would only mislead your users about the potential
> privacy and security that could be afforded.
> perhaps i have misunderstood the nature of your "hosted Tor service".

One of the services they offer is VPN access to an entry node that's
local to the VPN - this simulates a two-hop Tor proxy.

But what the main subject of the email was, it seems, was their new
service which allows people to host Tor nodes. The implication being
that they are a "good" ISP/Tor host.
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