#31055 closed defect (fixed)

Retire Linus' default bridges

Reported by: phw Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-bridges, TorBrowserTeam201907R
Cc: ln5 Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:


Linus mentioned to me that he intends to shut down his default bridges to reduce the maintenance burden and to eliminate the risk of seeing both entry and exit traffic.

The affected bridges are:


I'll push a patch that removes these four bridges in a second.

Child Tickets

#31058closedtbb-teamRemove ln5's bridges on mobileApplications/Tor Browser

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 16 months ago by phw

Status: newneeds_review

The patch is in my fix/31055 branch.

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201907R added
Status: needs_reviewnew

Okay, the patch for desktop looks good. I merged it both to master (e26e91bef8bd8d04d79bdd69f087efd808bc925d) and maint-8.5 (0b95a1414db6e4a8be0ddd47fdeec5b9fd16c6de). The fix for mobile is a bit more involved which we track in #31058.

comment:3 Changed 16 months ago by gk

I filed #31060 for the Tor Browser manual update due to obfs3 default bridges being gone.

comment:4 Changed 16 months ago by gk

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

We are done here from the browser side, closing.

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