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Re: is tor an email mixmaster?
yes, i started my TOR exit node with port 25 open (default is close)
and half a year later my provide sent me a letter that my PC is
sending many spam mails permanent and that i should check my PC
Because i could not find an email relay i could forward the mails to,
i closed port 25.
So TOR is in use as an email mixmaster.
> want to know, if tor is as well an email mixmaster,
> e.g. we have an email client, which is sending only pgp encrypted
> then the ISP is excluded as he cannot read, but data retention laws
> allow to log the IP from where the email is sent and the email server
> knows the last exit point of the encrypted package (email).
> If now in this email client an onion routing system would be enabled,
> then all email (enc. Packages) would be routed, and some exit nodes
> would deliver them.
> Is this already possible with Tor? Are there enough exit nodes? would
> it be possible and useful for email services to force every node to
> be an exit node for encry. packets to email accounts? how much
> bandwidth is a node requiring then for mixing/forwarding emails only?
> are there developers working on that? or interested?