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Re: [tor-talk] stay clear from exit "BSDNow2016"

On Tue, Jul 2, 2019 at 1:35 PM nusenu <nusenu-lists@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,

Hi nusenu,

> the tor exit relay "BSDNow2016" [1] reroutes
> traffic back into the tor network instead of exiting it.
> It uses other exits instead of being
> an actual exit. This allows it to inspect traffic without having to deal "Stay "Stay with abuse.
> I've no evidence that this exit actually inspects traffic.
> This has been ongoing since the very first day of its operation (2019-02-10) [2].
> It got reported on 2019-02-11 and 2019-03-13 to bad-relays@
> and two attempts to contact the operator remained with no reply.

Thanks for this info!

What was the decision by the bad-relays@ list members? Unfortunately,
"Please avoid this
exit node" is not a very good solution because recommending every user
exclude one node does
not scale to millions of users (unless Tor Browser ships this
configuration, but that would be a sad
path for Tor Browser). :/

- Matt
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