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Re: [tor-talk] Norse Darklist, for blocking Tor

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Mirimir <mirimir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Some detect that I'm doing console-level snapshot, and throw errors.
> Some of the errors may be CAPTCHAs. Imgur invites me to apply for a job,
> given that I use the console ;)

> I prefer using random exits with random timing, because that looks more
> like normal user behavior. What I need is a normal-seeming snapshot
> method, and a way of explicitly flagging CAPTCHA challenges. Once I
> finish working out the kinks, I'll post the scripts somewhere.

user-agent helps, and you can diff to known good reply,
or allow for % size difference. GUI browsers can often be
driven by console, but their weight will mask fetch timing.

> The server that I'm using can handle 10-20 VMs testing in parallel, and
> they can run 24/7 as long as it takes. I could do it faster, but that
> would stand out too much as testing.

If you're using a top50 list, 1M tor users are likely fetching them
more than you would be. I don't use vm for testing, too heavy
and extra work.
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