On Saturday 21 July 2007, Pat Double wrote: > On Saturday 21 July 2007, Ron Wireman wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Why doesn't the EFF implement an option like 'no_exit_cp="YES"' for > > server configurations that would allow people to block child > > pornography? I wish to run a tor exit node but, having been molested > > as a child, will not do so until such a feature exists. > > > > Thanks. > > I understand your concern. What needs to be understood is the separation of > concerns principle. Let the Tor people make an anonymizing network. As has > already been stated, there is an ExitPolicy feature that can be used to > block sites. IIRC the squidGuard project maintains a blacklist of sites > (including other kinds like software pirating, casinos, etc) that may be > desired to be blocked. A sensible way to attack this may be to write a > script that periodically downloads the blacklist and translates that into a > set of ExitPolicy statements, then HUP tor to reload it. > > What OS are you on? If a Un*x variant should might try tackling this, shell > scripts are not that difficult. Sorry for not doing research BEFORE I made the post, but... Here is one such list: http://squidguard.shalla.de/shallalist.html For just the porn section you may have approx. 700,000 entries. I have no idea what Tor would do with 700,000 exit policies but certainly that would need to have been a design consideration. -- Pat Double, pat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx "Ye must be born again." - John 3:7
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