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Re: [tor-talk] General questions about Tor proxy
On 5/18/2014 9:54 PM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
And your intuition might be (mine was) that removing those small
relays really harms diversity (and thus anonymity), but actually,
Tor's load balancing and path selection means those relays are very
rarely chosen anyway, so they don't contribute much to the anonymity
the Tor network can provide.
??? I don't regularly check the relays & bandwidth in my Tor
connection, but when I do, it's as common than not to see at least one
relay w/ < 10 MB/s (you used mega bit, not mega byte).
I don't look at them all the time during sessions, but when I randomly
check, probably 1/2 the time one relay is < 10 MB/s.
Could it be a fluke that I just happen to check at times when low
bandwidth relays happen to be selected?
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