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Yet another reason to call him #$%& Re: yet another reason...
On 10/19/2018 04:14 PM, #$%& wrote:
> "Blocking Bittorrent Activity
> Bittorrent is a bad thing for Tor, and dealing with abuse complaints can be a headache for the people who run exit nodes. BlockingBittorrent explains how you can block Bittorrent trackers"
Of course, #$%& has no clue how BitTorrent works. It's nearly pointless
to route just the tracker callbacks through Tor, and routing the actual
data over Tor would overload the network. I don't blame them for making
it easy to block BitTorrent traffic; there are other filesharing tools
which are a better fit if anonymity is a priority (Freenet, GNUNet, etc).
Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn AT rushpost.com>