[tor-talk] geocaching.com and okcupid.com doesn't allow access via TOR

Joel Knighton joel.knighton at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 22:12:19 UTC 2011

I can confirm that www.geocaching.com, www.waymarking.com, and www.wherigo.com have been abused by someone using Tor. They are currently investigating the abuse and attempting to bring legal action against abusers, so that is likely the reason for a potential block.

All the best,
Joel Knighton

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 5:09 PM, grarpamp wrote: 
> OKCupid doesn't allow you to log in. The error is "password invalid".
> I can confirm as of last weekend that OKCupid does in fact allow
> all functions from account creation, to usage, to deletion, via Tor.
> HOWEVER, on depending on the exit, you will be outright blocked
> from the site and presented with their form of an error message...
> "Uh-oh. That wasn’t supposed to happen! Let us know what you did,
> and we’ll get it fixed right away. Thanks! — Staff Robot"
> Just hit NEWNYM.
> OKCupid is a working candidate for HttpsEveryWhere.
> I would also suggest using MAPADDRESS for any site that
> acts up based on exit, or for which you wish to appear as
> coming from a sensible/matching location.
> I further suggest that you review and support/endorse this
> ticket to give you better MAPADDRESS capabilities:
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/933
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