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Re: [tor-talk] Running a Tor exit node on a VPS: does location of node matter?

On 13-06-05 12:32 PM, Moritz Bartl wrote:
> On 05.06.2013 18:29, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
>>> Ideally, one would place exits in countries that have little or no exit
>>> probability.
>> Little or no exit *probability?*  (probability of what?)  Do you mean
>> little liability?
>> What would be the point of an exit that's never used?
> The exit probability of a country is the sum of the exit probabilities
> of all exit nodes in that country, as listed on the linked compass
> website. A country that has no exit probability yet has no exits yet,
> which will change when you run an exit there.
The exit probability isnt necessarily a reflection of need.  For
example, there could be a sizable portion of Tor users that want to exit
in {US} in order to access American based websites that block other
countries.  Is there a way to measure unfulfilled exit demand?

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