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Can I change settings in order to restrict Tor from accesing already used IP's of proxyes? [closed]

It is possible to change settings so Tor will not be able to connect on the IP's and Proxyes I was already connected?
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Site Atlas atlas.torproject.org not find exit node

Lately the Atlas site is not finding the exit node I am connected, the TBB 3.5 this with javascript enabled, what should I do?
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relaying for hidden services is dangerous as exit relaying?

Criminals use Tor same as other users. running exit node have serious risks and effects (i can't make google searches any more after that). relaying for hidden services is risky too or its safe as ...
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What Tor-friendly hosting providers allow anonymous accounts?

There are at least three levels to "Tor-friendly": allow clients; allow non-exit relays; allow exit relays. In any case, the provider must accept SSH connections via Tor. By "anonymous accounts", I ...
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How can I get a relay's fingerprint?

I recently checked https://check.torproject.org/ and noticed Atlas to get information for the exit node. I want to craft and directly open the url for the relay without going through the Tor Project ...
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I want USA only ip addresses, how do i set that up? [duplicate]

Would like a step by step explanation on how i can set my Tor to only use USA ip/exit nodes, thank you....
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If I am an exit node can/should I restrict certain sites?

Can I pick and choose what sites a user can access via my exit node? For instance I might be very pro-facebook, but I probably have no interest in helping to conceal the identity of people downloading ...
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I noticed direct connection to exit node (really disturbing). Security issue?

My tor exit node was 31.172.30.4:443 and at the same time I observed direct connection established to this IP TCP 192.168.1.xx:xxxxx->31.172.30.4:443 (ESTABLISHED) Maybe my knowledge on tor is ...
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Why sometimes Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org?

Once in a while Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org . An example is illustrated below: check.torproject.org shows: Congratulations. This browser is configured to use ...
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Circuit creation storms crashing Raspberry Pi relay?

I moved my Tor exit relay from my main server to a dedicated Raspberry Pi a week or two ago, and while it seemed to run fine at first it's been crashing a lot lately. I made the heartbeat more ...
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What can we do about so many exit nodes being marked as spammers? [closed]

I have noticed that when I try to sign up for things that require an email address over Tor, I am almost always blocked from doing so and told that I am a spammer. I believe that the cause of that is ...
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Where can I find the exit policy of exit relays that I'm using?

Where can I find the exit policy of all exit relays on my installed Tor? I could not find them on the Consensus file.
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May I do security inspection on exit relays?

If I decide to run an exit relay may I run security inspection (Intrusion Prevention System, anti-spam, anti-malware etc.) on the traffic leaving the Tor network? Would this be considered legally and ...
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Is there any possibility that exit node in one of our sessions will be our own relay?

If we chose to become an exit node at the same time while routing our connections through Tor, is there a possibility that our own exit node is going to be the exit node that we just set up? (As a ...
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Do exit node operators risk being charged with downloading or trafficking child porn?

One of the most common reasons I hear for not running an exit relay is the risk of it being used to access child porn and the owner of the exit node being accused or charged with downloading or ...
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What are the minimum amount of nodes traffic passes through?

Is there a minimum amount of nodes traffic goes through before reaching it's destination? To my understanding of Tor, every node increases the effectiveness of the encrypted communication.
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Why are there only 1000 exit relays?

I see from the Tor network-metrics page that there are only ~1000 exit relays. Even if the Tor browser is secure, having so few exit relays limits the anonymity provided, right? How could the Tor ...
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Can I run an exit relay through a VPN service?

Is it possible to run an exit relay through a VPN service? As long as the service provider has approved this, is it otherwise workable? Do any technical limitations or performance disadvantages make ...
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How reliable is setting an exit via country code?

In torrc, you can select exit nodes by country code (https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#ChooseEntryExit) - how reliable is that selection? Could a malicious (or simply poorly-configured) ...
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What specifically causes an Exit to get a Bad Exit flag?

The consensus includes details of exits that are flagged as "Bad Exits". What are the specific conditions under which the Bad Exit flag is given to an exit?
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Which exit node providers can I financially support to run nodes on my behalf?

This blog post from 2011 mentions a few organisations that accept donations to run Tor exit nodes. What all organisations are there that accept donations to run exit nodes on my behalf?
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Can you confirm that my IP address was a Tor relay a few months ago?

Let's assume I received a letter today that accuses me of downloading an illegal file, posting something inappropriate in a forum, or hacking into a system. And that happened a few months ago. But I ...

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