[tor-talk] still unable to reach StartPage or Ixquick

Alex fuerschpiu at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 18:32:42 UTC 2013

Am 8. Oktober 2013 19:36:39 schrieb Joe Btfsplk <joebtfsplk at gmx.com>:
> On 10/8/2013 12:13 AM, krishna e bera wrote:
> > On 13-10-07 11:44 PM, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
> >> Yes, the pages are timing out - immediately, repeatedly, spread out
> >> dozenS of times over a week.  Also happening on DDG.  I would've used
> >> dozens of circuits & new identities.  Some were U.S. exit relays.   The
> >> only way I know of that could happen, is if the site's down (They aren't
> >> for regular Fx), or if they're blocking Tor traffic.  Or something's
> >> interfering w/ TBB getting to them.   DDG has also been unreachable w/
> >> TBB.  The newer has the same issue.
> >>
> >> Either it's not happening to that many TBB users, or;
> >> Not that many actually use Startpage / Ixquick;
> >> Other than you, list users are too busy to reply a "works for me," or
> >> "same problem here."
> > I just tried Startpage and DDG - both worked.
> > The exit node chosen (by TBB) was
> > The TBB version is
> > tor-browser-gnu-linux-x86_64-2.3.25-11-dev-en-US.tar.gz
> > It isnt prompting me to get a newer one, so i havent.
> >
> > Should this be handled via trac?
> > I see a few tickets relating to Startpage, but nothing that says it isnt
> > responding.  9186, 9117, 9101, 7258 8839(dup?).
> >
> Thanks for checking.  BTW, d/l page says this is latest ver: /Version 
> 2.3.25-13 - Linux, BSD, and Unix/ .  Don't wind up like some silk road 
> users - who had an old TBB version. :)
> It could be a Windows  TBB issue, or I could be incredibly unlucky that 
> many dozens of exit relays, all happen to be blacklisted by Ixquick, 
> Startpage & DDG.  Not likely.
> Now, CAN'T connect to Google search (most of time; not tried that much), 
> nor Wikipedia.  Connections on all "fail" in 1 or 2 seconds. I CAN connect 
> to all other TBB included search engines.  No problem w/ most other sites.
> Just now, it used a U.S. exit, but wouldn't connect (didn't copy the 
> address, but one of MANY dozens over last week or so), .
> Since it STARTED happening - suddenly, in WINDOWS TBB 2.3.25-12 - where it 
> worked fine for weeks, haven't connected to Startpage / Ixquick a single 
> time.  It "times out" IMMEDIATELY.  Doesn't even "think about it."  Dozens 
> of sessions, new identities, many dozens of exit relays. Same results w/ 
> newest Windows 2.3.25-13 w/ CLEAN profile & nothing added that didn't come 
> in the bundle.
> The odds of ALL those exit relay addresses being blacklisted are very 
> unlikely.  But, since no others using Windows TBB 2.3.25-x have replied, no 
> idea.
> Could try a 2.4.x or 3.0 version, just to test this one problem.

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