Ominous Bug found in TOR/Privoxy default setup
tyler at tylers.org
Sun Aug 14 21:10:52 MDT 2005
On 08/14/05 21:07, Steve wrote:
> Thanks for the info, It's usually something obvious and stupid that gets
> me :( That and the fact that I did the setup at about 2am so I probably
> missed something in the ebuild.
> As an aside, I've now noticed that several sites have banned my IP
> address since running tor in daemon mode, chief among these being
> slashdot as well as a few irc servers.
> This appears to be continue even after disabling the tor server and
> rerouting my own browsing traffic away from the privoxy/tor setup.
> LOL I guess I should have did a little more research on this before
> setting it up.
> Interestingly enough though, I'm still able to use the gentoo forums
> regardless of if my tor setup is running or disabled.
> In short, if you frequent certain sites, and you aren't in a dhcp
> environment, it's probably a bad idea to run a tor server :)
> Ok lesson learned, time to call comcast and ask 'em to give me a new IP
I was getting connection refused errors about an hour ago from slashdot,
so you might try connecting again. It's working for me now. I'm also
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