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Re: [tor-talk] tor-blocking sites

On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 19:24 +0000, Mr Dash Four wrote:
> I am sick of them all!
> Initially, there was a small number of these in the wild, but now it is 
> widely spread - google is the main offender, but youtube (which is, as 
> we all know, google-owned) and now, wait for it, scroogle.org (a site I 
> use a lot) is also at it!
> Tor-blocking could be very easily to implement by parsing 
> cached-descriptors{.new} to see all exit nodes and then add them to a 
> blacklist and start blocking. Is there anything which can be done to 
> prevent this?
> I am thinking of something similar to what is currently in existence 
> with the bridge system - you don't know them all, just a portion of it, 
> enough to connect you to the network. Could something similar be 
> implemented with tor?

Yes. There are plenty of lists of open single-hop SOCKS proxies, and
software exists to "chain" SOCKS proxies. Just create a chain in some
such software that is Tor -> <any open proxy>, and you've circumvented
such a block.

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