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Re: [tor-talk] Tor Relay Smartphone App
Speaking of this, let's say I run a fast relay from my home connection
(2MB/s). Can I run another relay with the same id from my mobile?
Something like 2 in 1, where I have the same id on both machines?
Or will the network reject my second one..?
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 12:04:37AM +0100, 4dcb8ec3@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Hi, yes it's called Orbot see here
>> And here's a Reddit thread on setting it up as a non exit node
> Unfortunately, your smartphone likely doesn't have the cpu to push much
> traffic, and also your home wifi or equivalent very likely doesn't have
> the bandwidth to be a good relay.
> So this is a really appealing idea in theory, but in practice such relays
> are much much less useful than faster relays -- to the point that slow
> relays actually hurt the network because they produce bad performance
> for users who are unlucky enough to pick them.
> It would be cool to live in a world where things were different --
> perhaps one day somebody will do the rest of the research and
> engineering work involved in making the Conflux design work:
> But we took a step in the direction away from Conflux when we moved
> from three guard nodes per user to one.
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