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Re: Bittorrent packets
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Justin Coffi wrote:
> Mitar wrote:
>> I noticed that on a machine where I am running a Tor node I am
>> getting a lot of invalid HTTP requests to my 80 port. In Apache
>> logs I saw that they are Bittorrent packets and not HTTP
>> requests. So I was wondering if anybody else has been noticing
>> this? Why exactly is this happening?
> If you're an exit node, I imagine someone was seeding a torrent
> through your relay.
Incidentally, I'll note that on the azureuswiki...
there is encouragement to use Tor for BitTorrent. Personally, the
practice should be discouraged... and before anyone calls me pro
censorship... can anyone think of a good reason to Seed or leach via
I have a mini spec prop regarding Tor and Torrent that I'll propose
once I have it worded correctly.
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