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Re: [tor-talk] Fox News bans my Tor Browser
On 1/16/2015 5:41 AM, Rocky_Tor wrote:
It might be the changing exit node from new identity.
I did try changing identities. After numerous "tries", I was successful
onto FoxNews. Then shortly that too changed and I was backed to being
For me, TBB is sometimes blocked on sites where it generally is not.
My description here has worked on *some* sites, but fails on others.
Like, https://ixquick.com/do/search & Startpage. When they "block,"
those 2 sites usually give a captcha.
On those 2 sites (& a fair # of others) just clicking the "new identity"
on tor button often removes the captcha, or other site access issues, if
New identity sometimes fails to allow access - even on sites it normally
works. Maybe ? because of the geo-location of new identity is near the
old one; or new identity's IPa is also on a spam list, etc?
I still (sometimes) use Vidalia , - allows more quickly choosing a
new identity w/ exit relays far from the one getting blocked.
Often, if clicking New Identity on TorButton doesn't solve a site access
issue, selecting a exit in a much different geo-location solves it.
 I don't know that Vidalia is still considered "anonymity safe", in
later TBB versions - like 4.02, 4.03.
COMMENTS on that?
On Cloudfront supplied captchas on sites, I still find that entering
captchas or changing identities to be mostly unsuccessful.
Can someone explain about using the following methods - mentioned earlier?
You might try adding TrackHostExits ..
You might also try AllowDotExit.
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