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Re: [tor-talk] Exit node stats collection?

On 09/03/2013 09:39 PM, Moritz Bartl wrote:

> On 09/03/2013 11:13 PM, mirimir wrote:
>>> Seconded. While we try not to restrict anything and have an "everything
>>> goes" policy on most of our relays, port 25 is sadly not a good idea to
>>> keep open.
>> That's sensible. But it's not a new policy since mid August 2013, right?
> No, that has nothing to do with the botnet (or whatever "it" is).

It's common for Tor exits to block port 25, I believe. And anyone
capable of building a Tor-based botnet would know that, so I doubt that
they'd be sending email via Tor.

> Also, on-topic: We will not publish or even collect any statistics
> regarding destinations. It is very hard to do it in a privacy-preserving
> way, and can potentially be harmful. I'll leave that up to Proper
> Researchers with Peer Review and Stuff before I jump on board.

How would one identify new, and suddenly very popular, hidden services?
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