[tor-talk] Other bridge distribution methods [was: why does gettor require Yahoo or Gmail?]
ideasbuenas at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 23:50:10 UTC 2014
SMS is too expensive for me. If the TOR server give you a fast response you
can try 10minutesmail.com
On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 5:53 AM, isis <isis at torproject.org> wrote:
> Griffin Boyce transcribed 0.7K bytes:
> > Matthew Finkel wrote:
> > > This actually has very little to do with trust, and (as Roger said)
> > > these providers were chosen because of the difficulty of creating new
> > > accounts.
> > Preventing bridge enumeration is a hard problem to solve, but I don't
> > think that limiting gettor to gmail/yahoo actually solves it. It is not
> > computationally difficult to pay for a few thousand yahoo addresses.
> > What do you think about getting bridges via SMS?
> That is essentially *why* BridgeDB used to require either Gmail or Yahoo,
> because both email providers make accounts difficult to obtain via
> SMS verification.
> I am never going to add SMS verification to BridgeDB. See my replies on the
> rest of this thread for why I refuse to continue coding up broken,
> and non-privacy-preserving "solutions" to the verification-authentication
> problem which ultimately do no more than sweep the problem under someone
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