Opened 13 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#31280 new project

O2.3 - Develop new and/or improve existing bridge selection and distribution strategies.

Reported by: gaba Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Circumvention/BridgeDB Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: phw, cohosh Actual Points:
Parent ID: #31268 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor30-must


  • A1 - Develop new and/or improve existing bridge selection and distribution strategies based on data collected about successful, effective methods per evaluation during O1.1.
  • A2 - Develop methods to present bridges to users based on their location, potentially incorporating relevant censorship data published by OONI.
  • A3 - Improve ability for bridgedb/authority to test bridges that only expose a pluggable transport.
  • A4 - Update bridgeDB/gettor to give region-specific recommendations for PT and bridges.

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#24264closedEnable IPv6 reachability testing for the Bridge AuthorityCore Tor/DirAuth
#28496closedphwConsider dropping yahoo from the bridgedb email domainsCircumvention/BridgeDB
#29249closedAssessment of moat for bridgesCircumvention/BridgeDB
#29296newLook into alternatives for distributing bridge info to clientsCircumvention/Pluggable transport
#29484closedphwUpdate the requirements.txt and freeze them on releaseCircumvention/BridgeDB
#30477newTor should self-test reachability of TCP listeners exposed by PT'sCore Tor/Tor
#30501needs_reviewtbb-teamBridgesList Preferences is an overloaded fieldApplications/Tor Browser
#31701needs_reviewcohoshReachability tests for new obfs4 bridgesCircumvention/Obfs4
#31872closedphwWrite up process for distribution of private bridgesCircumvention
#31873newCreate new bridge distribution mechanismsCircumvention/BridgeDB
#31874assignedphwAutomatically test the PTs of bridgesCircumvention
#31875newBridgeDB should consider a user's locationCircumvention/BridgeDB
#32740assignedphwImplement a feedback loop between BridgeDB and OONICircumvention/BridgeDB
#33145newGo through process of distributing private bridgesCircumvention
#33631closedphwBridgeDB doesn't allow bridges to change their distribution mechanismCircumvention/BridgeDB

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 2 months ago by cohosh

Cc: cohosh added

cohosh cc'ing myself on sponsor 30 work

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