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rejo at zenger.nl
Fri Aug 28 16:56:43 UTC 2015
++ 23/08/15 15:59 -0800 - I:
>> Beware though that running a Tor Relay from your home connection is
>> discouraged: https://www.torproject.org/eff/tor-legal-faq.html.en
>Running an exit from home is discouraged not a middle relay.
>Less fearmongering might help expand Tor.
Reality is a thing of nuance: although the risks of running a middle
relay from home are for more limited compared to running an exit relay
from home, there are some things that should be taken into account.
Most notably: the IP-address from your home connection will be listed in
one or more block lists, based on the criteria that these lists list all
none Tor relays. This may be a problem when site owners decided to deny
traffic from IP-addresses that are running a Tor relay. As a result of
that, if you run a middle relay from home, you may have difficulties
reaching some sites.
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