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Re: Traffic Logging Suggestion
Are there other possible solutions that we could integrate with Tor to
make an end to end encrypted connection, or equivalent privacy? We
could implement SSL proxies, but this simply takes the burden of
plain-text from the exit node to the end of the SSL connection.
Or better yet, should there be a new international policy that all
websites/ISPs should impose SSL? What would the effects be on traffic
loads if this were to take place?
In the very least we should consider informing website hosts that if
they have sensitive information where dissidents or otherwise often
visit, that SSL should be mandatory.
Thursday, August 17, 2006, 11:27:57 PM, you wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-17-08 at 18:13 -0700, Anothony Georgeo wrote:
>> Unixgu.ru doesn't seem to be running tor.unixgu.ru
>> anymore as I can't find this server or derivaties on
>> <http://serifos.eecs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/exit.pl> .
>> Just to be extra cautious I added there old nic to my
>> ExcludeNodes list.
>> GeoIP data:
>> Server: tor.unixgu.ru
>> IP Address: 18.104.22.168
>> Organization: EUserv Internet
>> Country: Germany
>> City, State: Jena, 15
>> Organization Name: RIPE Network Coordination Centre
>> Address: P.O. Box 10096
>> City, State: Amsterdam ,
>> Postal Code: 1001EB
>> Country: NL
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> From some googling I did the Nickname for the tor.unixgu.ru node seems
> to be/have been torxunixguxru I used that in my ExcludeNodes. After
> seeing your post I did some double checking and the IP addys match what
> you posted here.
> I would also like to thanks Michael Holstein for bringing this point up
> (back up?).
> Although I strongly Disagree with uinxgu.ru's actions. There does seem
> to be a need to educate users to the limitations of Tor. I look around
> after my earlier post (Sorry, Nick, et al I really didn't mean to fuel
> that. I was genuinely trying to be helpful.) and found that there is
> already a very nice write up in the Tor Wiki on the lines of "can and
> can't do". I do think there is a need for a more condensed version with
> a link or links to the nice write up on the Wiki. The condensed version
> being very to the point. i.e. Tor will not protect e-mail,telnet,etc
> passwords, Tor wont make you anonymous if you use it to log into your
> (pre-existing) Yahoo account, etc.
> Many home users I help have only the most limited concept of
> computer/Internet security issues and sadly no patience for reading
> anything the seems even remotely technical. I'm still willing to take a
> stab at writing it as long as the Dev's will proof read if and make sure
> I don't make any embarrassing misstatements.
> I think the hardest part will be explaining clearly what Tor CAN do in
> a non technical way.
> Take Care
> Freemor <freemor@xxxxxxxx>
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