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Re: ATTN: for-profit Tor operators

a small risk in letting the logging of traffic flow reside on the
client side is that some people will find a way around it... But for
the most part it would work IMHO.

On 11/23/05, Glymr Darkmoon <glymr_darkmoon@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> a scheme similar to what is used on edonkey could be used, a ratio
> scheme. the amount of bandwidth provisioned by default could be
> calibrated to be a fixed ratio to originating traffic. or even better,
> to an equal ratio. the client side would log the bandwidth usage, and
> the server side would then subtract the provisioned relay traffic from
> the used originating traffic. and vice versa.
> On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 15:22:28 -0800, "Glymr Darkmoon"
> <glymr_darkmoon@xxxxxxx> said:
> > i should also point out that altering the tor software to ALWAYS be set
> > up as a relay node would solve the problem of provision of the network.
> > An exception should be possible for those on dialup connections, since
> > their available bandwidth is miniscule. perhaps the easy way to do this
> > is if you disable the relay function of tor it cuts the bandwidth down
> > to dialup speed. this would then mean that true dialup users would not
> > be inconvenienced by this, but those wishing to free ride on the tor
> > network would be, and those who can free ride can help.
> >
> > since most users are lazy, making it relay by default would dramatically
> > increase the size of the network.
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