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Re: New Tor distribution for testing: Tor Browser Bundle

     On Sun, 3 Feb 2008 22:19:54 +0100 "Michael Schmidt"
<schmidtm524@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> top-posted:
>Steven, i suggest to make it hardcoded default and a Must, that each user,
>using this browser, is as well running an tor **exit** node,
>tit for tat. like emule partials: upload is a MUST.
>That would help a lot to have more tor-exit nodes.
     That seems a tad impractical for a portable tor bundle, don't you
think?  If you take your computer to your friendly neighborhood coffee
shop, I doubt that you will find them so friendly as to be willing to
reconfigure their wireless router to let you run tor in server mode at
all, much less as an exit server.
     And who would determine the exit policy?  The exit policy would
probably have to be hardcoded as well.
     Where were you thinking that these changes would be made?  In the
tor source tree?  Or would a modified tor be packaged into the bundle?
Perhaps with a different version/release number?

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