[tor-talk] Can't access Tor network: Question about Find Bridges Now

bigtor at tormail.net bigtor at tormail.net
Sun Mar 18 16:21:04 UTC 2012

> Andrew Lewman wrote:
>> The 'find bridges now' button just hits https://bridges.torproject.org
>> directly. If your country blocks that site, the button will not work.
> Would it makes sense to provide a .onion address for that and have "find
> bridges now" try both clear net and and hidden service?

Sounds like 'chicken egg' problem; One's country blocks
bridges.torproject.org to find bridges. There's a big chance that they'll
block the rest of Tor also, so .onion addresses won't work.


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