71 - Tor Part II: Running a Tor Relay
The Watchman Privacy Podcast

71 - Tor Part II: Running a Tor Relay

18 May • 39m
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Show Notes

Gabriel Custodiet gives the floor to Urban Hacker again to explain what a Tor relay is and how to run one. They cover why you should run a relay, why you shouldn’t run an exit relay, and why Bitcoiners in particular have an obligation to run a relay in their homes. Urban Hacker offers a lot of insider details, such as what to expect from your ISP, what equipment you need, how to protect your home router, and why a Tor bridge might be the best way to start.   Tor Links → → →   Guest Links → → → (Telegram) → (Urban Hacker’s Bitcoin game) Watchman Privacy → (newsletter, consultation requests) → →   Privacy Courses (supports the show) → →   Monero Donation Address (If you can't see the whole string, double click in the middle to select all) →8829DiYwJ344peEM7SzUspMtgUWKAjGJRHmu4Q6R8kEWMpafiXPPNBkeRBhNPK6sw27urqqMYTWWXZrsX6BLRrj7HiooPAy   Please subscribe to and rate this podcast wherever you can to help it thrive. Thank you! →  →   Timeline 0:00 – Introduction 1:26 – What is a Tor Relay? 2:23 – Three types of relays 4:03 – Which relay should a beginner run? 6:34 – What do we know about people who run Tor relays? 8:25 – Does one connect to one’s own relay? 9:38 – What does your ISP see when you run a Tor relay? 12:36 – Basic requirements for running a Tor relay 15:55 – Hardware requirements 20:13 – Personal consequences of running a Tor relay 24:43 – First steps to setting up a relay; what to expect 28:33 – Common mistakes 30:48 – Running a Tor bridge 33:29 – Snowflake 36:20 – Why should Bitcoiners care about Tor relays? 38:48 – Final thoughts  #WatchmanPrivacy #TorNetwork #TorRelay #BitcoinPrivacy
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7,777 sats
22 May
another excellent high signal episode. thank you for bringing value every show.
7,777 sats
18 May
great content. tor is an integral part of the private internet
2,000 sats
23 May
Really been enjoying the pod
1,337 sats
23 May
great content Gabriel. i don't often use tor, instead: -- i triple-hop through multiple VPN's -- on my border gateways i use VPN provider #1 (HiQ), generally with a POP/server physically close-ish to me. (~guard node) -- next, on my internal network i use a second (different) HiQ VPN (~relay node) -- (most of the time) there is a THIRD vpn operating on any device connected (~exit node). result: sort of a private Tor system ... sort of. (no hidden services etc) am i the only one? keen to know.
1,000 sats
19 May
love these episodes! please keep them coming and ask more “let’s say” questions. Great work!!
27 May
why am i your only follewer? you don't have a pic on your profile. (WARNING)
121 sats
18 May