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Re: [tor-talk] Fwd: Fwd: This account is currently being used in 1 other location at this IP (

Hello Alin,

Both IP addresses indicated by you are Tor exit nodes, so I think this
is normal.

It is normal for Tor browser to use different exit IP addresses
(different circuits) for all Tabs open (all destinations / domains) - it
is called circuit isolation per url domain bar. So, if you are connected
to gmail.com using exit IP A and you open another tab to connect to
other domain, for example whatsmyipaddress.com it is totally normal to
get a different exit IP address with the second domain - there is
nothing wrong here.

If you are using 2 factor authentication with gmail and you are totally
sure your computer is not compromised, i think it's safe. There are many
technical possibilities which could happen, for example you were
connected to gmail using a circuit and a certain exit node, and that
circuit failed for a reason (a relay in the chain got disconnected,
etc.) and Tor immediately rebuilt a new circuit to the same destination
gmail.com obviously with a new exit node / new exit IP address. Until
gmail notified that session was killed, it shown you that message.

On 4/3/2016 12:18 PM, Alin Craciunescu wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Alin Craciunescu <alinxcraciunescu@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: tor-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cc:
>> Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:05:46 +0200
>> Subject: This account is currently being used in 1 other location at
>> this IP (
>> Hi,
>> A few minutes ago while I was composing an e-mail from this e-mail
>> using Tor browser in the button of the e-mail window showed the beyond
>> message, and I wasn't to my e-mail to any other device:
>> This account is currently being used in 1 other location at this IP
>> (
>> âThis was for a few seconds, minutes from the time I saw.â
>> I checked from my current Tor browser while showing the above message
>> and I was: http://whatismyipaddress.com/ - Your IPv4 Address Is:
>> And after that I logged in to my e-mail form the normal Firefox
>> browser and in the bottom of the page showed This account is currently
>> being used in 1 other location at this IP (my real ip address). Which
>> was normal
>> What does this mean?
>> Only I have access to this e-mail.
>> The e-mail has two step verification through a phone which is not
>> connected to the Internet at all.â and for that session of Tor browser
>> I had just login with a few minutes before starting to compose the
>> e-mail, asking for the two step verification from my phone.
>> Is it possible that someone login to my e-mail in the same time with
>> me, from tor browser, or from my Firefox browser?
>> Thank you.

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