[tor-talk] Small server, not much bandwidth
soulplane11 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 21:11:40 UTC 2014
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 1:57 PM, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 06:24:00PM +0100, John Williams wrote:
> > 3. If I run obfsproxy, should I open the regular tor port 9001 to the
> > internet also? Or will that get me onto blacklists of "known tor
> > bridges" and cause my whole IP address to be blocked?
> Alas, if you don't open the ORPort to the Internet also, your bridge
> won't find itself reachable, so it won't publish to the bridge
> directory authority, and so bridges.torproject.org won't give out your
> bridge address automatically:
> So it is fine to leave ORPort closed if you're giving the bridge
> address out manually, but if you want the automated system to do it,
> you need ORPort reachable.
> Fortunately, in practice China censors by IP:port, not by blacklisting
> the whole IP address, for now.
Is there a list of the automated system's IP addresses that we can allow to
reach that port and block everything else, as suggested in the bug?
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