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Re: Tor-friendly dedicated hosting

Bill Weiss(houdini+tor@xxxxxxxxxxxx)@Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 02:58:51PM -0500:
> krishna e bera(keb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx)@Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 03:52:44PM -0400:
> > On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 12:58:57PM -0500, Bill Weiss wrote:
> > > My apologies if there's some canonical source for this I'm missing.  I
> > > didn't see anything in the archives of the list for the last couple of
> > > months, and I don't remember seeing anything like this any time recently.
> > >...
> > > My soon-to-be-former dedicated hosting company, 1&1, has informed me they
> > > are terminating my account at the end of this billing cycle (~1 month).
> > > The reason for this is repeated DMCA notices about my tor node (clanspum).
> > > I didn't get much warning about this.  There have been a total of 5
> > > (including the one with the "get lost" note attached) forwarded to me by
> > > their legal department at a rate of about one per month.  I don't know
> > > what started this trend, as I hadn't had one in the 3+ years before that
> > > running an exit on one of their machines.
> >  
> > https://wiki.torproject.org/noreply/TheOnionRouter/GoodBadISPs
> > Please fee free to update that page under the appropriate region heading
> > if your ex-ISP is not listed.  Laws and practice and availability vary
> > quite a bit with country and ISP.  I think there was an ISP policy 
> > comparison project underway but i cannot find the reference atm.
> I've looked at this page, and checked it again right before I posted this.
> It is pretty light on hosting companies and seems geared towards home
> ISPs.  Important, but not what I'm looking for.

Let me rephrase: it's light on positive recommendations for US hosting
companies.  There are a few good negative recommendations.

Bill Weiss
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