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Re: forums.gentoo.org = blocked for Tor users
They appear to blocking exit nodes only, because I can still access the
site without Tor, and I run a middleman node.
I think the action they took is a bit drastic, if they check to see if a
user is comming from a Tor ip, why not do the check if you hit the 'post
message' button or something. Blocking (read) access completely seems a
> They seem to be blocking all connections from Tor ORs,
> as identified by their IP addresses. I don't think
> they actually go through the trouble of seeing which
> ORs have exit policy that allows port 80 use. So a
> middle-man node's IP address would also most probably
> be in the block list.
> --- Mike Sever <mike.sever@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> How does a site know you are a TOR user? Are they
>> blocking specific exit
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Martin Balvers" <m.balvers@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2005 12:48 PM
>> Subject: forums.gentoo.org = blocked for Tor users
>> > And here is another site that has blocked access
>> from the Tor network...
>> > There are some remarks about it in this thread
>> > http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-365013.html
>> > You will have to stop using Tor to be able to read
>> it though...
>> > Martin
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