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Re: [tor-talk] Better Privacy for Tor Node Operators

On 04/25/2011 03:20 PM, Ted Smith wrote:
> You do realize that ISPs log all IP assignments anyway? So for a
> motivated party -- meaning, anyone who can send an email with the string
> DMCA in it to your ISPs "abuse" department -- there's zero anonymity in
> dynamic IP addresses anyway.

- Not all ISPs log assignments (yet) or are not even allowed to do so in
certain cases/legislations
- I doubt every ISP (that does store assignments) will give you all IPs
a certain subscriber ever had in the past by just demanding them without
having met certain legal requirements

..but beside that even running a Tor node at a static IP address reduces
your anonymity:

On 04/24/2011 07:18 PM, tagnaq wrote:
> Actually it is even worse than being on a static IP address because an
> IP address (alone) does not offer the same amount of certainty as
> cryptographic ID's do (node fingerprint).
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