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Re: reconsidering default exit policy
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On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 12:55:31 -0500, Jonathan D. Proulx
> What's the point of TOR if you limit or eliminate port 80?
If *I* do it? My node (arsecandle) acts as a middleman node, an
entry node on 443 and 80 for folks behind FascistFirewalls (like I am
at work), and exits on SSH, IMAP, POP and DNS.
So that's still pretty useful and valuable to the network, I feel.
Correct me if I'm wrong, and I'll shut down tor forthwith, and return
the bandwidth to my constantly running BitTorrent client.
If every single Tor node blocks port 80? Then the usefulness drops
to near zero. Agreed. But there's a big difference between "off by
default" and "never on".
In the same way that port 25 is off by default, I think 80 should be
too. IMHO, YMMV, HAND, etc.
:: Rod Begbie :: http://groovymother.com/ ::
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