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Re: [tor-talk] meek-azure was blocked in China for about 4 days
I wonder if the Chinese are going to try and man in the middle Meek to block it? Does anyone here think that would happen, why or why not? Also, I wonder what would cause their filtering systems to mess up?
> On Feb 8, 2016, at 7:21 PM, Nathan Freitas <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016, at 06:02 PM, David Fifield wrote:
>> For about four days (January 29 to February 1, 2016), meek-azure was
>> blocked in China. The blocking may not have been intended for
>> meek-azure, and may not have been deliberate blocking, but it had the
>> effect of blocking the service. It is unblocked again since February 2.
>> The nature of the event seems to be dropping of HTTPS connections to a
>> specific Azure CDN edge server, cs3.wpc.v0cdn.net, which at the time had
>> an IP address of 220.127.116.11. Plain HTTP connections were not
>> affected. The blocking was not DNS blocking of a specific domain name,
>> nor was it TLS SNI (Server Name Indication) filtering: all domain names
>> we tried for the IP address failed equally.
> Was it port 443 only? What if HTTPS was also made available on port
> 8443? Would that still allow the domain fronting to work?
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