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Re: [tor-talk] Run Tor as a bridge in the Amazon Cloud

Am 15.11.2011 18:33, schrieb Roger Dingledine:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 05:29:12PM +0000, Runa A. Sandvik wrote:
>>>> A bridge should not specify the ?MyFamily? option. You won't run a
>>>> middle relay or an exit relay in the cloud, so this shouldn't be an
>>>> issue.
>>> As far as I understand, this is correct if you only run bridges (because
>>> a circuit never uses two bridges), but what if someone (like me) runs a
>>> bridge and a normal relay as well? IMHO you don't want to use a relay
>>> which is operated by the same operator as your bridge? Please correct
>>> me, if I'm wrong.
>> Yes, you should set the MyFamily option in the Tor configuration file
>> if you run both a bridge and a relay.
> No, this is dangerous: if you list your bridge as part of your family in
> the relay descriptor, then everybody can learn your bridge fingerprint,
> and they can look up your bridge's descriptor (and thus location) at
> the bridge directory authority.

Okay, I already changed my torrc. Maybe this should be pointed out in
the manpage / tor faq?

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