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Re: [tor-talk] Banned from IRC. Is there a work-around?
On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 11:33 AM, David Carlson <carlson.dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 6/9/2011 10:11 AM, Jon wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 9:41 AM, David Carlson <carlson.dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I just tried to access a few IRC channels on a couple of different IRC
>>> servers (gnone.org, gimp.org, and their associates)and they all are
>>> giving me this same message:
>>> *** Banned: Open proxy or TOR (auto-detected tor-irc.dnsbl.oftc.net;
>>> pre-join gline) (2011/06/09 16.07)
>>> as well as being G-Lined (whatever that means)
>>> I think that I succeeded in attaching to irc.oftc.net so now I want to
>>> ask someone there about this but I got lost in the Tor documentation and
>>> I do not know what conversation to join there, so I am trying tor-talk.
>>> It appears that I am banned because either my IP Address or the address
>>> of whichever exit node might be delivering my traffic is 'on the list'
>>> Originally, Pidgin was configured to use the default connection
>>> configuration, but I re-configured it to use socks5 Host 127.0.0.1 port
>>> 9050 and I get the same result.
>> >From my IRC experience's, unfortunately on the majority of the
>> published IRC networks, Tor IP address have been banned. You may get
>> logged in to the server, but generally, you will get klined or even
>> glined in a few minutes. ( the gline and kline are just a different
>> type of network ban )
>> This may vary from net work to net work and I have seen some actually
>> get thru and stay logged in. Obviously the Tor's channel on the IRC
>> network they are on as far as I know they have no issues with the
>> If your looking for a IRC network to use Tor, you may have to just go
>> thru the posted listing of networks and see which ones let you in.
>> Sometimes it is also a hit and miss. Gud luck
>> tor-talk mailing list
> I want to join a channel on irc.gimp.org by whatever means works, using
> Tor or not.
> Further investigation has gotten me to the point that I should somehow
> e-mail the administrator of irc.gimp.org and ask him/her about
> alternatives. However, I have not been able to find his/her e-mail
> address. It is not available on the gimp.org website. Is there a way
> to use whois or some means to get that information?
I just logged into the network. Unfortunately the Network Admin or the
Server Admin is not listed in there MOTD.
All I am able to get is info about the server they are running for their IRCD.
Since the web page seems to be in Swedish, I can't translate it, but
you might try to contact the webmaster and maybe he/her can help
Gud Luck :)
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