[tor-talk] >600 Tor relays without ContactInfo and similar properties

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Fri Aug 21 15:14:53 UTC 2020

The point nusenu is making is not that these relays should have contact
info; it's that they all have similar properties (among which is a lack
of contact info) that indicate that they are being run by the same

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 02:11:27PM +0000, bo0od wrote:
> Its stupid anyway to provide contact info for running relies, if Tor is an
> P2P protocol it would be funny to even think about it because thats mean
> like each user of Tor should provide his info.
> Its not a big deal because solving malicious nodes and putting trust on DA
> wouldnt be through having contact info or not, This is protocol level to
> solve.
> nusenu:
> > 
> > Since the Tor directory authorities are no longer removing such undeclared relay groups
> > and I feel bad about sitting on this list without doing anything with it
> > I'm posting it here for your information.
> > 
> > This is a set of over 600 Tor relays that got added since 2020-01-29  on a limited set of hosters.
> > They have some similarities in their sign-up pattern and properties.

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