[tor-talk] tor-blocking sites

Javier Bassi javierbassi at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 05:53:57 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Mr Dash Four
<mr.dash.four at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Nope. I am well aware of this and it isn't an issue which just popped
> yesterday or a week ago - it has been going on for months (scraping Google,
> that is). I am also aware that Scroogle has a limited (I think about 6-7)
> number of servers.
> What I meant with my initial post though is that Scroogle started blocking
> tor exit nodes recently - about a week or so ago. I know that, because I
> tried to access it at the same time (via different machines) and all
> requests which used Tor exit nodes were timing out (or giving me 502) -
> without exception, while the "normal" requests (using my own IP address)
> made at the same time passed through to Scroogle instantaneously! This
> cannot be a coincidence.

Scroogle may give 403 because of mod-evasive. Still, that doesn't
explain the times out. :\

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