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Re: Bittorrent

--- On Wed, 2/18/09, tor-operator@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <tor-operator@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > But do you see any reason that this applies to the 
> > non OS tricks solution of simply having two exit 
> > nodes with different policies solution that I
> suggested?
> > 
> > If we are to assume that both nodes would actually be 
> > running on the same host, the limited bandwidth to the
> > 'evil' port exit node would not (noticeably) inhibit 
> > the overall tor middle node bandwidth (versus the single 
> > exit alternative) since the other peer would be assumed 
> > to provide enough middle node bandwidth, right?  And,
> > there would be no "cheating" of service reporting then 
> > either?
> Having two tor nodes on a system is a different way of
> constraining resources "artificially" if both nodes together
> force a bottleneck for CPU or network resources.

I would call that a stretch.  From this, one would conclude
that it would be "not nice" to run a web server or mail server
or particularly not a desktop on the same host either then!
Oh, and certainly tor should not then be run on low powered 
routers or what not...