Opened 19 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#29296 new project

Look into alternatives for distributing bridge info to clients

Reported by: cohosh Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Circumvention/Pluggable transport Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: PT, spec, design, anti-censorship-roadmap-2020
Cc: cohosh, brade, mcs Actual Points:
Parent ID: #31280 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor30-must

Description (last modified by cohosh)

The traditional way of distributing bridge information is to give bridge IP/connection information through BridgeDB and add that information to the Tor Browser configuration.

Snowflake and meek handle "bridge" information differently at the client side, and we might like to consider a broader application of the Snowflake/broker style of distributing bridges. To do so, we should look into what changes we need to make at the client side to make this distribution easier.

Child Tickets

Change History (14)

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by cohosh

Parent ID: #29285

comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by cohosh

Summary: Change how PT clients interface with Tor BrowserChange how bridge information is used and sent to PT clients

comment:3 Changed 19 months ago by mcs

Cc: brade mcs added

comment:4 Changed 18 months ago by cohosh

tickets were assigned to asn, setting them as unassigned (new) again.

comment:5 Changed 18 months ago by cohosh

Description: modified (diff)
Summary: Change how bridge information is used and sent to PT clientsLook into alternatives for distributing bridge info to clients

comment:6 Changed 16 months ago by gaba

Keywords: anti-censorship-roadmap-2019 added

comment:7 Changed 15 months ago by phw

Sponsor: Sponsor19Sponsor30-must

Moving from Sponsor 19 to Sponsor 30.

comment:8 Changed 14 months ago by gaba

Keywords: anti-censorship-roadmap added; anti-censorship-roadmap-2019 removed

comment:9 Changed 13 months ago by gaba

Keywords: anti-censorship-roadmap-december added; anti-censorship-roadmap removed

comment:10 Changed 12 months ago by phw

Parent ID: #29285#31268

comment:11 Changed 12 months ago by phw

Parent ID: #31268#31280

comment:12 Changed 5 months ago by gaba

Keywords: anti-censorship-roadmap-2020Q1 added; anti-censorship-roadmap-december removed

comment:13 Changed 3 months ago by gaba

Keywords: anti-censorship-roadmap-2020 added; anti-censorship-roadmap-2020Q1 removed

No more Q1 for 2020.

comment:14 Changed 2 months ago by cohosh

cohosh cc'ing myself on sponsor 30 work

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