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Re: [tor-talk] Accessing Cloudflare sites on TBB

These are all wonderful. Thank you all!

Okay, I'll bring these up and see if I can nudge the needle in the right
direction. It's not much, but every little bit helps?

On Sat, 3 Oct 2015 at 08:25 Griffin Boyce <griffin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Virgil Griffith wrote:
> > For unrelated reasons I'm meeting with Cloudflare.  Can someone
> > enlighten
> > me on the current state of the captcha situation?  Presuming they are
> > unwilling to completely drop the captcha, what would be a step in the
> > right
> > direction?
> >
> > The last I heard from Cloudflare is:
> >
> https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/203306930-Does-CloudFlare-block-Tor-
> >
> > What is a step they can take right now for improving Tor user
> > experience?
> > -V
>    A main issue is that the captcha simply loops instead of allowing
> access to the website.  This is intermittent, so not sure if this is
> because they are trying to fix the issue, or if the issue happens more
> often on sites that have a lot of traffic (and all the traffic can be
> assumed to come from different sources).  This is a pretty basic issue,
> which they know exists, and I hear endless complaints about.  If you hit
> the captcha-loop, you're likely not to be able to access the website at
> all.
>    Another is increasing the size of the user-defined whitelists.  Right
> now, the list only allows 200 IPs, which is insufficient if a
> highly-technical user wants to manually whitelist Tor exits.  This
> actually kept me personally from being a user -- that $200+/month
> instead goes to Amazon and Azure because I don't want Tor users
> penalized when they come to my sites.
> best,
> Griffin
> --
> âIntelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.â
> â Salvador DalÃ
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