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Re: [tor-talk] Tor and the National lottery in the UK
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012, at 04:14 PM, Nick Brooks wrote:
> Hi All
> This is my first post here so 'Hello'
> I have recently discovered that The National Lottery in the UK is
> preventing me from accessing their website (despite the fact that my
> account has funds in it) because I run a Tor node from my IP address and
> that I have to not run Tor for six months before they'll allow me to
> access my account. They do this because they claim I might be outside
> the UK and use a piece of software made by Neustar to 'geolocate' me.
> It doesn't cause me a major problem because I can use my phone (probably
> from anywhere in the world) to access the site but I thought people
> might like to know.
are you running an exit relay or just a middle node? They are blocking
middle nodes too, perhaps you could explain to them the difference.
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