[tor-talk] New to list and questions about exit nodes
developerchris at rebel.com.au
Fri Oct 25 07:31:51 UTC 2013
Hi all I am new to this list and to TOR in general
Recently I have been thinking about creating a TOR exit node, but my
discussions with other people now make me concerned.
An acquittance of mine created a tor exit node, I know little detail more
than that other than he was banned by services such as skype and ebay. and
apparently the machine he used was hacked. Now I know he is very security
conscious and not a newb. If he was hacked it was by professionals. He is a
Apparently he pulled the exit node and wiped the machine.
This leaves me initially thinking no way. And I was always concerned about
the legal implications of being accused of some crime or another because as
an exit node, my IP is associated with that activity.
Rather than change my mind and not set up exit nodes. I decided it would be
worthwhile to ask for the advice and experience of those involved more
heavily in the TOR network.
How do you deal with these issues and others that arise from being a part of
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