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Re: [tor-talk] Wikimedia and Tor
On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Derric Atzrott <datzrott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> There is a mechanism for this. It is called an IP Block Exemption (IPBE),
> sadly it is very hard to get because people fear its abuse so much. I have
> actually only just got it after I brought up the topic of Tor and talked
> to some folks off-list about why Tor matters to me. I've been editing
> Wikipedia for over five years now.
this is extremely interesting--thank you! but would this work for Tor,
since presumably the IPs that are blocked are those of the exit relays?
I am proposing keeping the IPs blocked but opening them up for certain
logged-in accounts--I don't know if that is technically possible, but it
seems like a narrower solution, and also theoretically less open to
abuse/spoofing than unblocking entire IP addresses. (maybe.)
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