Ubuntu Core Channels Blocking Shell Accounts. Discussion.

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 16:37:49 UTC 2010


On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 12:29:30PM -0400, Benjamin Rubin wrote:
>    Actually, we don't block Tor anymore. Connecting to freenode via Tor
>    requires that you identify to a freenode account using SASL. That has been
>    a good enough protection against people who have abused the anonymity that
>    Tor provided in the past.
>    The only things that we have a blanket ban on are web gateways, and those
>    are handled by the bots via a redirection channel to weed out people who
>    may be trying to evade bans.

That's good to hear. Glad to hear the Tor ban being removed for
authenticated nicks.

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