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Re: [tor-talk] Many more Tor users in the past week?

On 13-09-05 03:58 PM, mirimir wrote:
> On 09/05/2013 03:05 PM, Robert G wrote:
>> Could there be an initial, one time, human test for for access?  Unique
>> tokens could be granted after a CAPTCHA, or something similar, and
>> exchanged for initial handshakes between routers and clients.  Of course
>> then you'd have the problem of who to trust to sign these "is-human" tokens
>> without centralizing.  There could be something similar to a web of trust.
>> This would be a huge headache for people that operate a large number of
>> routers, but maybe that's also a good thing?
> That might help. Doing a few 1e+6 CAPTCHAs would be a pain. But there's
> software for that, so you'd need rather difficult CAPTCHAs.

Google is using reCaptcha against Tor users so that software should be
good enough for Tor, assuming it can be integrated.  You wouldnt want an
unanonymized connection to reCaptcha before every new TBB is allowed to
connect to the internet, for example.

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