Opened 3 weeks ago

Last modified 2 weeks ago

#29279 assigned task

Reach out to NGOs about obfs4

Reported by: cohosh Owned by: cohosh
Priority: Very High Milestone:
Component: Obfuscation/Obfsproxy Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: NGO, community
Cc: cohosh Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor19

Description

Check to see if obfs4 is actually being blocked/throttled in China and other areas. If it is, we should figure out how and see if we can make changes to obfs4 to make it viable in these regions again.

Child Tickets

TicketStatusOwnerSummaryComponent
#29297newAdd any necessary metrics to verify if obfs4 is working or notObfuscation/Obfsproxy

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 weeks ago by teor

Owner: asn deleted
Status: newassigned

asn does not need to own any obfuscation tickets any more. Default owners are trouble.

comment:2 Changed 2 weeks ago by cohosh

Owner: set to cohosh

Noting some previous possible mentions of blocking:

China: #19408 (2016)
Kazakhstan: #20348 (2016-?)
Poland: #27435 (2018)
UAE: #27723, #25966 (2017/2018)

Some things that might be the cause of blocking:
#7349, #28655, #26083, #26122

Tickets related to reachability tests:
#17159, #29275, #29277

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