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Re: [tor-talk] Bridges and Exits together
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On 02/20/2016 03:28 PM, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> Anthony Papillion writes:
>> I already run an exit node and would like to also run a bridge.
>> Is it acceptable to run a bridge and an exit on the same machine
>> and on the same instance of Tor? If so, are there any security
>> issues I should be aware of in doing so? Any special precautions
>> or measures I should take to protect my users?
> Your bridge will become less useful for censorship circumvention
> because its IP address (as an exit) will get published in the
> public directory of Tor nodes and so automatically added to
> blacklists of Tor-related addresses. The censorship-circumvention
> benefit of bridges, ideally, comes in because censors don't know
> that their traffic is related to Tor.
Thank you. In that case, I'll bring up my bridge on another machine
and, probably preferably, on another network. Thanks for the fast
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