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Re: Blocking child pornography exits

On Saturday 21 July 2007, Pat Double wrote:
> On Saturday 21 July 2007, Ron Wireman wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Why doesn't the EFF implement an option like 'no_exit_cp="YES"' for
> > server configurations that would allow people to block child
> > pornography?  I wish to run a tor exit node but, having been molested
> > as a child, will not do so until such a feature exists.
> >
> > Thanks.
> I understand your concern. What needs to be understood is the separation of
> concerns principle. Let the Tor people make an anonymizing network. As has
> already been stated, there is an ExitPolicy feature that can be used to
> block sites. IIRC the squidGuard project maintains a blacklist of sites
> (including other kinds like software pirating, casinos, etc) that may be
> desired to be blocked. A sensible way to attack this may be to write a
> script that periodically downloads the blacklist and translates that into a
> set of ExitPolicy statements, then HUP tor to reload it.
> What OS are you on? If a Un*x variant should might try tackling this, shell
> scripts are not that difficult.

Sorry for not doing research BEFORE I made the post, but...

Here is one such list:

For just the porn section you may have approx. 700,000 entries. I have no idea 
what Tor would do with 700,000 exit policies but certainly that would need to 
have been a design consideration.

Pat Double, pat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
"Ye must be born again." - John 3:7

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