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Re: [tor-talk] onion balance needed by default

glad to hear that :)

George Kadianakis:
> bo0od <bo0od@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> I see that from a safe hosting perspective to Tor Hidden services, That
>> Tor should maintain and ship onion balance by default.
>> Which is sadly last ever maintained before more than 1 year or so, and
>> also it lacks the support of onion v3.
>> This is really useful and needed for cheep/safe hosting of a hidden
>> service at home or any small server.
>> as VPS not really always wise to host a hidden service + not much safe
>> and trusted who accept btc and accept onion hidden service in their
>> servers at the same time.
>> so i prefer self hosted with latest Tor upgrade (onion v3) , but sadly
>> not possible atm with a DOS protection.
>> so i hope Tor take care of that and consider it as a core software for
>> now and the future.
>> Thank You!
> Yes, I agree that onionbalance is an essential tool for onion service operators.
> We have looked into how to make that possible for v3s but it doesn't
> seem to be a trivial project: 
>      https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/26768
>      https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2018-April/013128.html
> For what it's worth, we've been applying for onion-service related
> funding as an organization so that we have more resources to support
> third-party tools like onionbalance.
> Other than that, we've been ultra busy bugfixing v3s and in general
> supporting them, that does not allow us much time into improving
> onionbalance given the current state of our resources.
> Hope this was useful! :)

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