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Re: [tor-talk] TorBirdy doesn't work with Gmail?

Actually, re-reading this thread I recall that tagnaq suggested just
disabling the risk analysis entirely once we see a successful Tor login.
I've CCd Daniel Margolis who still works on this system (I moved on to
other things).

Daniel, what do you think?

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On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Mike Hearn <hearn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, but then people who run relays would end up having to deal with the
> suddenly changed security model. There were people complaining about
> getting blocked by random websites just because they ran relays elsewhere
> on this list. I don't think Google wants to actively discourage people from
> contributing to the Tor network by challenging their logins more harshly.
> Especially as our list of tor nodes might get used for more stuff in future.
> It'd be better to find out why nodes that are exiting traffic don't get
> marked as exits. Looking at that relay, it seems it doesn't allow web
> traffic, but some ports are allowed. Perhaps the suspicious sign-in in
> question wasn't a web signin?
> What would be really useful not just for Google but I suppose the entire
> internet community, would be a simple runnable tool that would take a set
> of host/port-range pairs and identify any node with a compatible exit
> policy. Then we could find any node that could potentially exit traffic
> towards our servers.
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Griffin Boyce <griffin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> On 09/09/2013 12:19 PM, Mike Hearn wrote:
>> > For a real fix we need to be able to identify Tor nodes that exit
>> traffic.
>> > The fact that some nodes exit traffic but aren't marked as exits would
>> > appear to be a design issue with Tor itself. I don't think we can
>> justify a
>> > whole lot of engineering time to building a complicated system to
>> identify
>> > every possible exit - the only obvious alternative is to simply select
>> > every Tor node which would be annoying for people who run relays but not
>> > exits.
>>   Blutmagie runs a quite in-depth listing of tor nodes (exit and
>> otherwise): http://torstatus.blutmagie.de/
>>   There are CSVs that can be polled to output just the IP addresses,
>> which should cut down on any programming time significantly.  Is it
>> possible to just consider all nodes "potential exits"?  There are only a
>> few thousand IPs in the entire network at any given moment, so it
>> shouldn't be a large undertaking.
>> best,
>> Griffin
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