[tor-talk] StrictExitNodes deprecated?

Joe Btfsplk joebtfsplk at gmx.com
Mon Nov 25 12:36:00 UTC 2013

On 11/23/2013 3:04 PM, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
> On 11/23/2013 2:16 AM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 07:42:23AM +0200, Sherief Alaa wrote:
>>>> I just see the options StrictExitNodes and StrictEntryNodes is deprecated?
>>> The correct syntax is:
>>> EntryNodes {node, node, ...}
>>> StrictNodes 0 or 1 #0 for disabled
>> No, you should not use StrictNodes with EntryNodes or ExitNodes. It
>> won't do anything (except confuse you I guess).
>>> Note: it's recommend to leave Tor handle your path selection
>>> automatically rather than specifying one yourself as it can greatly harm
>>> your anonymity.
>> This is likely still true.
> What about when using TBB is desired, but sites (say web mail) won't
> accept addresses from countries other than used to sign up?
> At least not w/o headaches - at times.  Just one example.  How can this
> be handled - or can it?

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