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Re: Can governments block tor?

Isn't it more likely that rather than blocking it, they monitor who uses it (i.e., who connects to entry points?)

----- Original Message ----
From: Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2006 5:20:31 PM
Subject: Re: Can governments block tor?

On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 03:15:39PM -0500, Arrakistor wrote:
> I  am  sure  this  has  been  answered  before,  but my email logs are
> destroyed.
> Can  a  government  find  out  what  IP  addresses that tor originally
> connects to in order to get directory information?

Currently, yes, if the government employs anybody who knows how to
download Tor and read C.   I would imagine that most governments do.

We're working on this.

rtfm'ly yrs,
Nick Mathewson