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Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:36:40 -0400
From: Jeffrey Walton <>
To: Jann Horn <>
Cc: Full Disclosure List <>
Subject: Re: Who's behind AKA DDoS
	on polipo(8123)

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 4:30 PM, Jann Horn <> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 01:37:54PM -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Jann Horn <> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 05:29:52PM -0300, Luther Blissett wrote:
>> >> Hello dear companions,
>> >>
>> >> Two days ago one of my tor exit nodes experienced something I'm now
>> >> calling "limestonenetworks DDoS on polipo" ( $WAN_IP:8123 ), since all
>> >
>> > DDoS? So you mean your systems were impacted by that?
>> He may be running an exit node for the benefit of others on a low
>> bandwidth connection.
>> Forgive me if you were joking with an old friend, or I missed something.
> Let's check how massive that "attack" is.
I didn't claim it was massive. I simply said he may be bandwidth limited.

What other traffic is on that line? Or do all Tor folks purchase a
second internet connection for their Tor services?


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