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blaatenator at openmailbox.org
Sat Aug 29 15:11:23 UTC 2015
Indeed, some (coincidentally???) big corps do block relays. For a while
I ran a relay from my home connection and for instance Nike was not
reachable without the use of a VPN (I don't mind, and even favor, Nike
being out of the picture, not everyone feels the same way ;) ).
On 28-08-15 18:56, Rejo Zenger wrote:
> ++ 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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