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Re: [tor-talk] sadly have to shut down my tor relay after less then 24 hours



Thanks. Yeah I'm not that bright. Lol!  Anyway for those that want to know hwere is the message I received from my vps. *frown* I'll work on this tonight

Hello,

We have received a report of copyright-infringing materials being accessed by your Linode. We ask that you investigate this matter and update us via this ticket. If we have not heard from you within 96 hours, we will need to place network restrictions on your Linode in order to ensure no further infringing material is transmitted.

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
> On Aug 20, 2016, at 4:39 PM, Anthony Papillion <anthony@cajuntechie.org> wrote:
> 
> It's actually pretty easy and you definitely don't have to be a coder:
> 
> 1. Find your torrc file and open it in a text editor
> 2. Search for 'ExitPolicy' (all one word) to find the right section
> 3. Enter a list of the ports you want to allow. Example:
> 
> 	ExitPolicy accept *:80
>  	ExitPolicy accept *:443
> 	ExitPolicy accept *:110
> 	ExitPolicy accept *:143
> 	ExitPolicy accept *:465
> 	ExitPolicy accept *:587
> 	ExitPolicy reject *:*
> 
> Make sure all of the other ExitPolicy statements are either deleted or
> commended out. The exit policy above allows ports 80 and 443 (for web
> access), and ports 110, 143, 465, 587 for email access. It rejects
> anything else.
> 
> This should stop your copyright infringement problem or at least reduce
> it to almost nothing since the users would be restricted to stuff they
> can get on regular websites (no torrents, USENET groups, etc).
> 
> Hope this helps!
> 
> Anthony
> 
> On 8/20/2016 6:29 PM, Sarah Alawami wrote:
>> Well I'm no coder. How do I then do this? I'm going to start over from scratch, maybe. I dont' know much about the exit policies as I'm quite new to this tor thing lol! I wonder what is trigering this to happen on our vps's, at least o my vps. Lol!
>>> On Aug 20, 2016, at 4:23 PM, pa011 <pa011@web.de> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Made the same experience this week within 24 hours as well on Bit Torrent
>>> Changed my Exit-policy - never had that before...
>>> 
>>> Go on...
>>> 
>>> All the best 
>>> 
>>> Paul
>>> 
>>> Am 21.08.2016 um 00:49 schrieb Anthony Papillion:
>>>> On 8/20/2016 5:47 PM, Sarah Alawami wrote:
>>>>> Hello to all. Sadly I have to shut down my tor relay after less
>>>>> then 24 hours, as I received a copyright violation and I don't want
>>>>> any network restrictions  placed on me as I want the 150mbps
>>>>> speed.
>>>> 
>>>>> Sorry to all who were using it, but yeah there it is.
>>>> 
>>>>> Blessings.
>>>> 
>>>> That sucks! Sorry to hear about your experience. Might it be possible
>>>> to run your exit with a greatly reduced exit policy? Maybe just
>>>> HTTP/HTTPS and mail?
>>>> 
>>>> Anthony
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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