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Re: [tor-talk] What are some good VPS providers for Tor?
Would running a bridge on Amazon be a bad idea? I could afford that. I know
of an offshore provider that loves privacy projects. They only cost £10 a
On May 28, 2013 8:10 AM, "Tom Ritter" <tom@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 27 May 2013 20:52, Nathan Suchy <theusernameiwantistaken@xxxxxxxxx
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I looking for a good VPS provider in the United States for hosting a Tor
> > Exit Node. I am considerog linode. My price range is up to $20/month. I
> > would like the exit node to have power servers and very faster bandwidth
> > (unlimted is a plus). I would prefer to avoid Amazon/Rackspace.
> Most lower end VPS (which tend to go up to $20/mo) do not allow exit nodes.
> Linode does not. Sometimes you can get away with running one on them for
> a few months, but they usually shut you down from the abuse emails. I got
> shut down after 10 months on a VPS that explicitly did allow exit nodes
> when I asked them about it before I purchased.
> Generally speaking, the more Tor nodes are in a single location (single VPS
> provider or single datacenter), the worse it is for the network, as it
> decreases diversity and increases single points of failure. If you cannot
> find a VPS you can afford to run an exit node on, consider running a bridge
> or a relay node on a VPS that (you think) other people aren't also using.
> Sorry there's no easy answer,
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