Yeah, That's what I thought too. Everyone make sure they have set
reasonable limits for your exit-nodes' bandwidth. I don't see why this
whole thing is even a problem, but I couldn't see it as anything but
helpful... Again, let me say that I'm accessing /. from Tor and it's
Matt Thorne wrote:
correct me if I am wrong, but Dos attacks would require quite a
bit of bandwidth, and usually follow some very distinct modus operandi.
probably noticeable by the tor client. Is there a way to build some
kind of Dos and DDos protection into the tor network or maybe even the
client. if only to keep it from being abused in this fashion?
As I said earlier, I dont know.
"there is no such thing as stupid questions, only stupid people who are
On 8/31/05, ADB <firefox-gen@xxxxxxxxxx>
problems for me here with either site. Must only be some nodes (?)
Wikipedia do the same...
On 9/1/05, Bob <monfster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Yes, I get it also. And adding there subnet (ExitPolicy reject
220.127.116.11/24) doesn't stop them from banning the ip of the tor server,
even though it doesn't exit to them ever.
[mailto:owner-or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Karl Sackett
Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 2:30 PM
Subject: Slashdot banning Tor?
I've been seeing this message when I try to login to slashdot.org:
"This IP address or network has been used to abuse the system
from it have been disabled. If you feel that this is unwarranted, feel
free to include your IP address (18.104.22.168) in the subject of an
email to banned@xxxxxxxxxxxx, and we will examine why there
is a ban. If
you fail to include the IP address (again, in the subject!), then your
message will be deleted and ignored. I mean come on, we're good, we're
I get the same message when I go through other exit nodes too. Anyone
else seeing this? Has anyone tried contacting them?
Karl Sackett K4KRS
"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and
carrying the cross." Sinclair Lewis