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tor block insanity
i just added this to the gentoo wiki:
and i wanted to post the info in the gentoo forum where the same type of
info was also posted, but in your infinite wisdom you have chosen to block
access to the forum on the basis of my network origin, even though out of
all tor users trolls are only a minority, just as they are anywhere else.
why should i have to give away my identity to contribute to your forum???
the admins of the gentoo wiki haven't been so stupid as to block tor users.
couldn't you just set up registered user only posting for the forums rather
than block network nodes on an open proxy system? if you are gonna block
tor, are you gonna add all other open proxy addresses too? are you gonna
choose to make it difficult to access the forum anonymously? tor is the
easiest form of anonymising available. it is gonna be used mainly by people
for whom malicious behavior is not something they wish to do, people who
don't want to have to be messing around with more complex and difficult to
run anonymising systems, who just want to be anonymous.
blocking tor users on the basis of a small number of trolls is completely
unfair, what makes you think that just cos a few lazy script kiddies want to
make asses of themselves through tor that everyone who uses tor is
automatically a troll?
thanks for nothing
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