On Thu, 2011-06-09 at 11:33 -0500, David Carlson wrote:
> On 6/9/2011 10:11 AM, Jon wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 9:41 AM, David Carlson <carlson.dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Hi,
> >> I just tried to access a few IRC channels on a couple of different IRC
> >> servers (gnone.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
> > proxy's
> > 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
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> 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?
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