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Re: [tor-talk] Forward to Onion
Jason S. Evans:
> Hi all,
> I had this idea this morning. Would there be a way to automatically
> forward a visitor using Tor to a .onion domain that a website might
> host when they attempt to go to an external .com/etc site?
> For example, you type in https://duckduckgo.com and either the website
> or the browser forwards you to https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion so you
> have slightly better speed and are not at the mercy of a potentially
> nosy exit node.
> My thoughts are that a browser plugin could do this if the Tor Project
> but that would mean going to the website first thus using the exit node
> My questions: Is this a good idea? Would you implement that on your own
> website? How could the safely be done?
> Best Regards,
This is being done already on certain websites. For instance, the
charity Privacy International do this
[https://www.privacyinternational.org/], forwarding Tor users to
You can implement this yourself, e.g. with an HTTP 301 (Moved
Permanently) redirect on your web server, if you detect a matching exit
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