TOR Blocked at Universities

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Thu Feb 11 21:20:49 UTC 2010

On 11 February 2010 16:17, Michael Holstein <michael.holstein at>wrote:
> Let's not debate the stupidity of authenticating a network by IP address
> .. but the above problem is ultimately what forced us to do the same
> thing (although we just prohibit the operation of an exit). I should
> note that the original effort to run an exit was conducted by myself,
> and I do network security here .. but it was the complaints from the
> library folks that got us into hot water .. there simply wasn't an easy
> way to block access to all of them without an overly-complex exit
> policy, and all of our IP space is within a single /16.

Why couldn't your exit policy just block the IPs of the journal sites?
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