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Re: Hey guys, here is another (great?) idea

What if you're in a location where you can't contribute - behind a firewall, for example? Should they be required to pollute the server list with useless data?

For that matter, what if you already *have* a server located elsewhere running 24/7, like I do, but don't want to run it from home for legal reasons?


Matt Thorne wrote:
it would work better if they were required to contribute.

On 11/19/05, Arrakis Tor <arrakistor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello fellow tor-nerds,

This was mentioned to me last week. It was suggested to me to
implement Torpark as a Firefox plugin.

Well, I don't think that would work since Torpark is designed to be
stand-alone and mobile.

But tell you what, if we fitted Tor to be a firefox XPI/extension it
sure would be the most popular Firefox plugin ever.

What if we created a Firefox plugin for just Tor, and it allowed
Firefox users to configure their level of involvement (using firefox
extension as the GUI). They could set if they were just rendezvous/man
middle, or even if they wanted to let their machine be an exit node,
and of course plug their browser into Tor directly (thanks to firefox
1.5 and later). All from a simple firefox extention.

This would be an excellent solution to bandwidth issues, an bring a
new level of global involvement for Tor server presence.

What do you think?