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Re: Problems with irc because of tor?
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Praedor Atrebates @ 11/20/2008 01:08 PM:
> Why does running tor suddenly cause me to be unable to connect to freenode? I
> am NOT running a torified irc client.
if you have tor configured as an exit node on the same IP address, then
that is probably why. freenode is probably just looking at the list of
exit nodes and acting accordingly.
> Also, where's the address 127.0.0.1
> coming from? Why is my REAL IP address now invisible (apparently) and tor
> causing sites to think I am trying to use the <illegal> localhost IP?
i think that IP is generated by the freenode server. they could have
configured their server to just say that IP address when they ban any
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