ISP options

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
Wed Oct 21 16:16:19 MDT 2009

And here I thought the best way to engender sympathy was to keep the focus on the plight of Iranian and Chinese protesters.

I'll politely add your reasoning to my list of explanations to use (at the bottom).

Sorry for the short response, I've got to go conduct a security audit on my server and change all of my usernames and passwords; I might have a case of the gunderson.



On Wed 21 October 2009 15:38:37 Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Richard Esplin
> <richard-lists at> wrote:
> > Last summer I had a run-in with their corporate attorney over my Tor exit-node. They served me with a DMCA notice and let me know that they have a policy of disconnecting repeated infringers. I sent them the letter the EFF has about Tor, and told them I expected a more reasoned response then "guilty no matter what". I got a nice letter back saying that if I were to receive repeated notices, then they would research what the right course of action is. They said they wouldn't cut me off without talking to me first. That said, I haven't run a Tor exit node since, as much because I need my bandwidth for work as because I don't want to fight that battle right now.
> That's crazy talk.  Just tell them that you need to run a Tor exit
> node for intercepting usernames and passwords for sensitive websites.
> I'm sure they'll understand.  If they don't, I have a nice form letter
> explaining it.  If you like, I can email it to them (from *you*).  Or,
> I can upload it directly to your server.  Just let me know ;)
> Best,
> Gabe

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