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Re: [tor-talk] Protest Blocking Tor via CloudFlare



On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 09:54:28AM +0000, Aaron Gibson wrote:
[snip]
> 
> The suggestions I made were:
> 
[snip]
> 
> 2. CloudFlare should ensure that they have presence within AS or datacenters
> where Tor Exits are present, and that their GeoDNS correctly points requests
> from Tor to the nearest cache endpoint. I don't know if anyone has measured
> this, but it should be straightforward to do so. This has a few upsides for
> both Tor users and CloudFlare. The first is that request latency for Tor
> users would be improved, and the second is that egress bandwidth costs could
> be reduced for both the Exit operator and CloudFlare (assuming that traffic
> within a datacenter or AS is counted separately).
> 

This should have security advantages as well against end-to-end
correlation by an AS level adversary.

aloha,
Paul
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