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Re: [tor-talk] Tor banned in Pakistan.
On Saturday, September 10, 2011 9:55 PM, andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 10:08:35PM +0100, pumpkin@xxxxxxxxx wrote 0.7K
> bytes in 16 lines about:
> : Forgive my ignorance but why would there be any need to inspect
> : packets for tunnels? Would the authorities not just ask every ISP
> : to monitor the IPs to which their clients are connecting and if they
> : are Tor nodes then the client must be reported. AIUI all the ISP
> : can see is that a connection is made to the first Tor node.
> Because encryption is illegal, not ip addresses and port combinations.
> At the most basic level, they could just block tcp 443 and probably
> stop the most customers with that alone. If the ISPs really care, then
> deep packet inspection is the next probability to detect and block
> anything the dpi device claims is encrypted traffic.
> Bridges aren't public tor relays. So comparing a list of public tor
> relays and trying to catch bridge users will not work., tor-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Does that mean even though Pakistan has banned encrypted traffic that
Tor can still work because users are connecting by way of bridges?
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