Changes between Version 402 and Version 403 of doc/GoodBadISPs


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    55Be sure to provide useful information like how much bandwidth you pushed, whether you thought the deal was cheap or expensive, how hard you had to work to make them understand what's going on, how long your server has been running, and whether you'd recommend them to others. Also include dates.
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    7 '''Note''': This page is currently being revamped. If you would like to help out please see [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13421 Ticket #13421]
    8 
    9 == Proposed ISPs ==
     7Note: This page is currently being revamped. If you would like to help out please see Ticket !#13421
     8
     9Proposed ISPs
     10
    1011The table below contains some community-suggested ISPs which have yet to be contacted and/or evaluated on their policies towards Tor hosting of any kind. If you have seen a host and would like to suggest it to us, but do not have the time or confidence to reach out, please do leave their website information below.
    1112
    12 || '''Company/ISP''' || '''Website''' || '''Language''' || '''Tasked?''' ||
    13 || || || || ||
    14 || || || || ||
    15 || || || || ||
    16 || || || || ||
    17 
    18 == Good experiences ==
    19 === US ===
    20 ||  '''Company/ISP'''  ||  '''ASN'''  ||  '''Bridges'''  ||  '''Relay'''  ||  '''Exit'''  ||  '''Comments'''  ||  '''Tasked'''  ||  '''Correspondence'''  ||  '''Last Updated'''[[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]''(MM/DD/YY)''  ||
    21 || [https://2host.com/ 2HOST] || || Yes || Yes || Yes(?) || Vague AUP/Abuse handling || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#a2Host Here] || 10/15/14 ||
    22 || [https://aws.amazon.com Amazon Web Services (AWS)] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#AmazonWebServicesAWS Here] || ||
    23 || [https://www.amerinoc.com/ AmeriNOC] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#AmeriNOC Here] || ||
    24 || [http://www.arvixe.com/vps_virtual_private_servers_hosting/ Arvixe] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || Fine on VPS, not on shared hosting || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Arvixe Here] || 06/19/13 ||
    25 || [http://www.axigy.com Axigy] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || Good abuse handling. || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Axigy Here] || ||
    26 || [http://www.blacklotus.net/hosting/dedicated/ Blacklotus] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || Liberal abuse handling policies || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Blacklotus Here] || ||
    27 || [http://buyvm.net BuyVM.net] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#BuyVM.net Here] || ||
    28 || [https://catalysthost.com/ Catalyst Host] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#CatalystHost Here] || 10/01/14 ||
    29 || [http://chunkhost.com ChunkHost] || || Yes || Yes || ? || Questionable DMCA handling || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#ChunkHost Here] || 01/01/12 ||
    30 || [http://cinipac.com Cinipac] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || Privacy supporter || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Cinipac Here] || ||
    31 || [http://www.cyberonic.com Cyberonic] || || Yes || Yes || ? || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Cyberonic Here] || ||
    32 || [http://ethr.net/ Ethr.net] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Ethr.net Here] || ||
    33 || [http://www.evolucix.com Evolucix] || || Yes || Yes || No(?) || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Evolucix Here] || ||
    34 || [http://www.futurehosting.com/ Future Hosting] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#FutureHosting Here] || 09/01/14 ||
    35 || [http://www.hostgator.com/ HostGator] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#HostGator Here] || ||
    36 || [http://hostus.us/ HostUS] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#HostUS Here] || 10/16/14 ||
    37 || [https://ipxcore.com/ IPXcore] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#IPXcore Here] || ||
    38 || [https://www.lunanode.com/index.php Luna Node] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#LunaNode Here] || 05/01/14 ||
    39 || [http://ramnode.com/ RamNode] || || ? || ? || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#RamNode Here] || 11/03/14 ||
    40 || [http://www.softlayer.com Softlayer] || || Yes || Yes || ? || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Softlayer Here] || ||
    41 || [http://www.slicehost.com/ Slicehost/Rackspace] || || Yes || Yes || No || Host, not an ISP || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#SlicehostRackspace Here] || ||
    42 || [http://www.sh3lls.net/dedicated.htm Sh3lls] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Sh3lls Here] || ||
    43 || [http://tailoredvps.com/ Tailored VPS] || || Yes || Yes || Yes(?) || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#TailoredVPS Here] || ||
    44 || [https://vps6.net/ VPS6.NET] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#VPS6.NET Here] || ||
    45 || [http://www.vpswebserver.com VPSWebServer.com] || || Yes || No || ? || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#VPSWebServer.com Here] || ||
    46 || [http://inerail.net/ Inerail] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || Tor only allowed on dedicated/colo || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Inerail Here] || ||
    47 || [http://www.condointernet.net/ CondoInternet ISP] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#CondoInternetISP Here] || ||
    48 || [http://digitalocean.com/ DigitalOcean] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#DigitalOcean Here] || ||
    49 || [http://www.phoenixnap.com/ PhoenixNap / Secured Servers] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#PhoenixNapSecuredServers Here] || 08/01/14 ||
    50 || [http://vultr.com Vultr] || || Yes || Yes || Yes || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#Vultr Here] || ||
    51 
    52 === Austria ===
    53 -!- You should NOT host any tor exit nodes for now in Austria if you live in Austria... http://www.reddit.com/search?q=tor+austria+illegal (Or you should rather host as many exit nodes as possible in Austria to piss off government, *if* it satisfies you)
    54 
    55 ||  '''Company/ISP'''  ||  '''ASN'''  ||  '''Bridges'''  ||  '''Relay'''  ||  '''Exit'''  ||  '''Comments'''  ||  '''Tasked'''  ||  '''Correspondence'''  ||  '''Last Updated'''[[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]''(MM/DD/YY)''  ||
    56 || [http://edis.at/ EDIS GmbH] || || Yes || Yes || No || || || [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/ISPCorrespondence#EDISGmbH Here] || 03/01/14 ||
    57 
    58  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.internex.at/ InterneX GmbH]  (Hosting) seems not to care about Tor nodes, likely mainly because  their upstream/IP provider does not (see next ISP, UPC). Rather cheap  VPS but openVZ based with low limits on connections. (william, 12/2011)
    59  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.upc.at/ UPC Austria GmbH]  (ISP) does not care what their customers do at all (unless you have a  business connection), Cheap 100Mbit (down) 10Mbit (Up) connections  (59EUR with VAT). (william, 12/2011)
    60  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://sil.at/ Silver Server GmbH]  Forwards abuse. Hosts already some big exit/entry nodes which seem to  have no problems. Very expensive traffic. (william, 12/2011)
    61  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://tele2.at/ Tele2 Austria GmbH]  Forwards abuse at business connections, good quality traffic, does not  like "proxys" on private lines. Cheap synchronous (SDSL) connections.  (william, 12/2011)
    62  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://a1.net A1 (former Telekom Austria)]  Does not like Abuse (in any form) at all. Seems to give out customer  data at alleged abuse. Not recommended but cheap. (william, 12/2011)
    63  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://xpirio.at xpirio GmbH]  in general rather relaxed at all services, but better get in touch with  their (very understanding) support when you expect abuse. (william,  12/2011)
    64 
    65 === Germany ===
    66  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://weesly.de Weesly] is very liberal and allows hosting Tor in any kind. Statement in German: "Bei mir kann man alles machen was nicht gegen das deutsche Recht verstößt", in English: "With me you can do anything that does not violates German laws" (q23p, 10.06.11)
    67 
    68   Note that you should let them know about your intention when ordering a server or in advance. (ch, 06/2013)
    69 
    70  * `relay [+] exit [+]` Although its located in the [https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/GoodBadISPs#Netherlands Netherlands], Germans could try Leaseweb. They're hosting more than one *big* Tor-server and are quite tolerant. (anonym, 4/2010)
    71  * `relay [+] exit [+]` EUServ seems to be a good ISP for Tor (see what they think [http://faq.euserv.de/content/1/149/en/is-tor-irc-or-another-proxy-service-allowed-on-the-server-.html?highlight=tor here]). They have a bad support, but if you know how to maintain your server, this ISP is a good choice. --[wiki:JensKubieziel] (http://identi.ca/notice/15888906) Update(11.09.22014: The AGB forbid Tor exit nodes.
    72  * `relay [+] exit [+]` IPX-Server.de (DE) has generous traffic limits (there are contracts including 1TB/Mo) and behaves as I'd expect it from good partners. Some BSA-notice regarding Torrents arrived, they informed me and told me to stop this "illegal activities" and said, after reading and (at least it seems so) understanding my reply explaining Tor with "ok, we won't interfere, your problem".
    73  * `relay [+] exit [+]` HostEurope: "generell schränken wir die Nutzung nur bei IRC-Diensten ein. Tor-Server können grundsätzlich betrieben werden. Allerdings müssen wir eventuell auftretende Beschwerden dennoch an Sie weiterleiten. Vor allem wenn der Server als Exit-Node fungiert ist es wahrscheinlich dass Beschwerden eingehen werden." I've had a contradicting answer a few days later: "Leider müssen wir Ihnen mitteilen, dass wir aufgrund interner Richtlinien das Hosting für Ihre gewünschten Zwecke ablehnen müssen."
    74 
    75   I had a positive answer again (regarding running Tor on a VPS): "Tor services are allowed, as long as the load on the host system is not getting too big." (1/2012) (but note that numtcpsock are set very low (550) on their VPS)
    76 
    77  * `relay [+] exit [?]` http://www.keyweb.de/ offers cheap and reliable Virtuals Servers with 2GB HDD-space and liberal policies. The cheapest VPS is around 8 Euros. Not useful for high traffic nodes, they limit heavily after 5TB   ''Update 2014-10-15'' ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable.
    78  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://afterburst.com Afterburst (formerly Fanatical VPS)] provides unmetered VPS on 1000mbps line. Fair usage applies. Quoting Nick from the team: "Yes hosting tor relays is allowed, however depending on the VPS you choose you'll probably want to enforce a speed limit". The Micro package fair usage is 1-2mbit a second which I gladly honor. Been hosting an exit relay since November 2011.  As of March 2014 exit nodes are not allowed according to their acceptable use policy.
    79  * I've asked their support and I got a negative answer (4/2012): "We used to allow Tor on our nodes, but unfortunately we have had some issues with our datacenter (Hetzner) in terms of AUP and such. Sorry but we cannot allow anything tor-related anymore."
    80  * That's sad but understandable. This policy likely means "no new Tor relays". I had some problems with abuse this month (5/2012), and they said it's fine for now but if they see too much abuse they would ask me to switch to a non-exit node. Still counts as a good experience as Nick seems to be very understanding of Tor.
    81  * '''No longer''' allows exits at all. Middle relays are fine.
    82  * Tried to sign up for VPS for non tor related purpose, was informed that when doing a "fraud check", they found my email associated with Tor. I asked for a refund.
    83  * I've had a good experience running a relay at Afterburst for several months now. Exits are no longer allowed and fair usage applies to your speed. I set off their proactive network monitoring for too many outgoing connections to destination port 22. They were easy to work with. After showing this was Tor relay traffic I haven't had any issues since. (07/2014)
    84 
    85  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [https://www.server4you.de/ Server4You] (Germany, part of [http://www.intergenia.de/ Intergenia AG]) hasn't complained about a Tor server (running on a non-virtual server) pushing 300GB/month for more than two years. They only block incoming port 6667. They are hosting more than a dozen Tor servers. -- SvenNeuhaus (2008/01)
    86 
    87   Server4You limits on virtual servers are ridiculous, actually. numtcpsock 288, tcpsndbuf/tcprcvbuf 3598712, lots of failcnt. Can't use them with Tor. [2010/02]
    88 
    89   I've asked Server4You support and they state servers with complaints about Tor will be canceled immediately (see the quote in the "Bad Experience" section)
    90 
    91  * `relay [+] exit [-]` http://hetzner.de/ offers good dedicated root servers for a good price. You can even install your own Windows Server license via KVM console. Since I've got such a root server hosted by hetzner, I          asked them how the situation with TOR nodes is at the moment. Here is the answer (in german): "Das ist bei uns nicht direkt verboten, aber ich empfehle dies zu unterlassen. Es sei denn Sie wünschen explizit Besuch von der Kripo, Gericht usw. Das könnte Sie auch ins Gefängnis bringen. Denn Sie sind persönlich für alles verantwortlich, was über das Tor-Relay übertragen wird." This means they are allowing it but every hoster of a node should be aware that you might get some mail or visits from the police b/c you are responsible for every bit and byte that is transmitted via your relay server.
     13Company/ISP     Website Language        Tasked?
     14
     15Good experiences
     16
     17US
     18
     19Company/ISP     ASN     Bridges Relay   Exit    Comments        Tasked  Correspondence  Last Updated
     20
     21(MM/DD/YY)
     22
     232HOST   
     24
     25Yes     Yes     Yes(?)  Vague AUP/Abuse handling       
     26
     27Here    10/15/14
     28
     29Amazon Web Services (AWS)       
     30
     31Yes     Yes     No     
     32
     33Here   
     34
     35AmeriNOC       
     36
     37Yes     Yes     Yes     
     38
     39Here   
     40
     41Arvixe 
     42
     43Yes     Yes     Yes     Fine on VPS, not on shared hosting     
     44
     45Here    06/19/13
     46
     47Axigy   
     48
     49Yes     Yes     Yes     Good abuse handling.   
     50
     51Here   
     52
     53Blacklotus     
     54
     55Yes     Yes     Yes     Liberal abuse handling policies
     56
     57Here   
     58
     59BuyVM.net       
     60
     61Yes     Yes     No     
     62
     63Here   
     64
     65Catalyst Host   
     66
     67Yes     Yes     No     
     68
     69Here    10/01/14
     70
     71!ChunkHost     
     72
     73Yes     Yes     ?       Questionable DMCA handling     
     74
     75Here    01/01/12
     76
     77Cinipac
     78
     79Yes     Yes     Yes     Privacy supporter       
     80
     81Here   
     82
     83Cyberonic       
     84
     85Yes     Yes     ?       
     86
     87Here   
     88
     89Ethr.net       
     90
     91Yes     Yes     Yes     
     92
     93Here   
     94
     95Evolucix       
     96
     97Yes     Yes     No(?)   
     98
     99Here   
     100
     101Future Hosting 
     102
     103Yes     Yes     No     
     104
     105Here    09/01/14
     106
     107!HostGator     
     108
     109Yes     Yes     Yes     
     110
     111Here   
     112
     113HostUS 
     114
     115Yes     Yes     No     
     116
     117Here    10/16/14
     118
     119IPXcore
     120
     121Yes     Yes     No     
     122
     123Here   
     124
     125Luna Node       
     126
     127Yes     Yes     No     
     128
     129Here    05/01/14
     130
     131!RamNode       
     132
     133?       ?       No     
     134
     135Here    11/03/14
     136
     137Softlayer       
     138
     139Yes     Yes     ?       
     140
     141Here   
     142
     143Slicehost/Rackspace     
     144
     145Yes     Yes     No      Host, not an ISP       
     146
     147Here   
     148
     149Sh3lls 
     150
     151Yes     Yes     No     
     152
     153Here   
     154
     155Tailored VPS   
     156
     157Yes     Yes     Yes(?) 
     158
     159Here   
     160
     161VPS6.NET       
     162
     163Yes     Yes     No     
     164
     165Here   
     166
     167VPSWebServer.com       
     168
     169Yes     No      ?       
     170
     171Here   
     172
     173Inerail
     174
     175Yes     Yes     Yes     Tor only allowed on dedicated/colo     
     176
     177Here   
     178
     179!CondoInternet ISP     
     180
     181Yes     Yes     Yes     
     182
     183Here   
     184
     185!DigitalOcean   
     186
     187Yes     Yes     No     
     188
     189Here   
     190
     191!PhoenixNap / Secured Servers   
     192
     193Yes     Yes     No     
     194
     195Here    08/01/14
     196
     197Vultr   
     198
     199Yes     Yes     Yes     
     200
     201Here   
     202
     203Austria
     204
     205-!- You should NOT host any tor exit nodes for now in Austria if you live in Austria... !http://www.reddit.com/search?q=tor+austria+illegal (Or you should rather host as many exit nodes as possible in Austria to piss off government, *if* it satisfies you)
     206
     207Company/ISP     ASN     Bridges Relay   Exit    Comments        Tasked  Correspondence  Last Updated
     208
     209(MM/DD/YY)
     210
     211EDIS GmbH       
     212
     213Yes     Yes     No     
     214
     215Here    03/01/14
     216
     217InterneX GmbH
     218
     219Yes     Yes     No
     220
     221Here
     222
     223relay [+] exit [+] UPC Austria GmbH (ISP) does not care what their customers do at all (unless you have a business connection), Cheap 100Mbit (down) 10Mbit (Up) connections (59EUR with VAT). (william, 12/2011)
     224
     225relay [+] exit [+] Silver Server GmbH Forwards abuse. Hosts already some big exit/entry nodes which seem to have no problems. Very expensive traffic. (william, 12/2011)
     226
     227relay [+] exit [+] Tele2 Austria GmbH Forwards abuse at business connections, good quality traffic, does not like "proxys" on private lines. Cheap synchronous (SDSL) connections. (william, 12/2011)
     228
     229relay [+] exit [-] A1 (former Telekom Austria) Does not like Abuse (in any form) at all. Seems to give out customer data at alleged abuse. Not recommended but cheap. (william, 12/2011)
     230
     231relay [+] exit [?] xpirio GmbH in general rather relaxed at all services, but better get in touch with their (very understanding) support when you expect abuse. (william, 12/2011)
     232
     233Germany
     234
     235relay [+] exit [+] Weesly is very liberal and allows hosting Tor in any kind. Statement in German: "Bei mir kann man alles machen was nicht gegen das deutsche Recht verstößt", in English: "With me you can do anything that does not violates German laws" (q23p, 10.06.11)
     236
     237Note that you should let them know about your intention when ordering a server or in advance. (ch, 06/2013)
     238
     239relay [+] exit [+] Although its located in the Netherlands, Germans could try Leaseweb. They're hosting more than one *big* Tor-server and are quite tolerant. (anonym, 4/2010)
     240
     241relay [+] exit [+] EUServ seems to be a good ISP for Tor (see what they think here). They have a bad support, but if you know how to maintain your server, this ISP is a good choice. --!JensKubieziel (!http://identi.ca/notice/15888906) Update(11.09.22014: The AGB forbid Tor exit nodes.
     242
     243relay [+] exit [+] IPX-Server.de (DE) has generous traffic limits (there are contracts including 1TB/Mo) and behaves as I'd expect it from good partners. Some BSA-notice regarding Torrents arrived, they informed me and told me to stop this "illegal activities" and said, after reading and (at least it seems so) understanding my reply explaining Tor with "ok, we won't interfere, your problem".
     244
     245relay [+] exit [+] !HostEurope: "generell schränken wir die Nutzung nur bei IRC-Diensten ein. Tor-Server können grundsätzlich betrieben werden. Allerdings müssen wir eventuell auftretende Beschwerden dennoch an Sie weiterleiten. Vor allem wenn der Server als Exit-Node fungiert ist es wahrscheinlich dass Beschwerden eingehen werden." I've had a contradicting answer a few days later: "Leider müssen wir Ihnen mitteilen, dass wir aufgrund interner Richtlinien das Hosting für Ihre gewünschten Zwecke ablehnen müssen."
     246
     247I had a positive answer again (regarding running Tor on a VPS): "Tor services are allowed, as long as the load on the host system is not getting too big." (1/2012) (but note that numtcpsock are set very low (550) on their VPS)
     248
     249relay [+] exit [?] !http://www.keyweb.de/ offers cheap and reliable Virtuals Servers with 2GB HDD-space and liberal policies. The cheapest VPS is around 8 Euros. Not useful for high traffic nodes, they limit heavily after 5TB Update 2014-10-15 ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable.
     250
     251relay [+] exit [-] Afterburst (formerly Fanatical VPS) provides unmetered VPS on 1000mbps line. Fair usage applies. Quoting Nick from the team: "Yes hosting tor relays is allowed, however depending on the VPS you choose you'll probably want to enforce a speed limit". The Micro package fair usage is 1-2mbit a second which I gladly honor. Been hosting an exit relay since November 2011. As of March 2014 exit nodes are not allowed according to their acceptable use policy.
     252
     253I've asked their support and I got a negative answer (4/2012): "We used to allow Tor on our nodes, but unfortunately we have had some issues with our datacenter (Hetzner) in terms of AUP and such. Sorry but we cannot allow anything tor-related anymore."
     254
     255That's sad but understandable. This policy likely means "no new Tor relays". I had some problems with abuse this month (5/2012), and they said it's fine for now but if they see too much abuse they would ask me to switch to a non-exit node. Still counts as a good experience as Nick seems to be very understanding of Tor.
     256
     257No longer allows exits at all. Middle relays are fine.
     258
     259Tried to sign up for VPS for non tor related purpose, was informed that when doing a "fraud check", they found my email associated with Tor. I asked for a refund.
     260
     261I've had a good experience running a relay at Afterburst for several months now. Exits are no longer allowed and fair usage applies to your speed. I set off their proactive network monitoring for too many outgoing connections to destination port 22. They were easy to work with. After showing this was Tor relay traffic I haven't had any issues since. (07/2014)
     262
     263relay [+] exit [-] Server4You (Germany, part of Intergenia AG) hasn't complained about a Tor server (running on a non-virtual server) pushing 300GB/month for more than two years. They only block incoming port 6667. They are hosting more than a dozen Tor servers. -- !SvenNeuhaus (2008/01)
     264
     265Server4You limits on virtual servers are ridiculous, actually. numtcpsock 288, tcpsndbuf/tcprcvbuf 3598712, lots of failcnt. Can't use them with Tor. ![2010/02]
     266
     267I've asked Server4You support and they state servers with complaints about Tor will be canceled immediately (see the quote in the "Bad Experience" section)
     268
     269relay [+] exit [-] !http://hetzner.de/ offers good dedicated root servers for a good price. You can even install your own Windows Server license via KVM console. Since I've got such a root server hosted by hetzner, I asked them how the situation with TOR nodes is at the moment. Here is the answer (in german): "Das ist bei uns nicht direkt verboten, aber ich empfehle dies zu unterlassen. Es sei denn Sie wünschen explizit Besuch von der Kripo, Gericht usw. Das könnte Sie auch ins Gefängnis bringen. Denn Sie sind persönlich für alles verantwortlich, was über das Tor-Relay übertragen wird." This means they are allowing it but every hoster of a node should be aware that you might get some mail or visits from the police b/c you are responsible for every bit and byte that is transmitted via your relay server.
    92270
    93271But if you are looking for a hoster that is providing performance, good bandwith and much traffic. Some people in the past reported, that the technical support is really bad but my problems where solved immediately and quick.
    94272
    95 === United Kingdom ===
    96  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.clustered.net Clustered.net] has nothing against Tor nodes in principle, but warned that they'd asked me to stop if a large number of abuse reports were received. My fast/stable exit node's been running there for three months now with no hassle.
    97  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://www.gigatux.com/ Gigatux] has graciously allowed me to run a Tor relay for over a year and a half with no problems. They actually run their own relay named 'gigatux'. Customer support has been very good as well, and they have helped me handle two abuse complaints admirably. They also offer servers in the US, Germany, and Israel. -Blackpaw
    98  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://bitfolk.com/ Bitfolk] allows Tor exits and relays. They are very knowledgable and understand Tor and its uses. They are hot on spam and abuse so advise changing the default exit (good idea in the UK anyhow). Any DMCA notices received were simply forwarded on without agro.
    99  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://rapidswitch.com/ RapidSwitch] has nothing against relays. I'm running 2 servers with them without problems. (fusl, 07/2014)
    100 
    101 === France ===
    102  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.gandi.net/ Gandi VPS] now accepting Tor relay but charge the bandwidth over 500GB per month.
    103  * `relay [?] exit [?]` [http://www.infosafe.fr Coffres forts classe 2] pour sécuriser les sauvegardes Serveurs
    104 
    105  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://www.firstheberg.com/ FirstHeberg] now accepting relay. The technical director of FirstHeberg has announced "What happens on your server does not concern me." However they recently terminated my exit node due to abuse complaints over supposed WordPress hacking attempts (HTTP traffic).
    106 
    107  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://www.online.net/ Online.net] just changed their conditions of sales (2013-07-30) and Tor is no longer unauthorized by the contract. Some Tor relay are now running on Online.net since several weeks. Forum administrator mikmak states though that the company thinks Tor is morally a "bad thing" and your (exit) relay will be shut down in a week [http://forum.online.net/index.php?/topic/4642-do-you-allow-tor/#entry24618 Link] (bbln, 07/21/2014)
    108 
    109  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://www.kimsufi.com/ OVH Kimsufi] changed their TOS in July 2013 and allow Tor as long as they don't notice illegal activities. Exit nodes would eventually be shut down, but relays are allowed. Octave Klaba, CEO of OVH said himself that the TOS have been changed to make them clearer about the use of Tor. Many relays are currently running on Kimsufi servers and my own relay has been running for a year without problem.
    110 
    111  * `relay [+] exit [+]` It seems that [http://www.digicube.fr/ Digicube] are accepting several Tor relays (including exit nodes) on their network since several month.
    112 
    113 === Finland ===
    114  * `relay [+] exit [?]` TeliaSonera Finland: Largest ISP in Finland. I've been running Tor node on 8/1 ADSL with semipermanent IP address (changes rarely). ISP has not interfered in anyway. They block only port 25. In the future TSF may activate "black lists" based on DSN (sorry effort to "fight kiddied porn). 60+ kBps continuosly. -- JussiSavola
    115 
    116 === Iceland ===
    117  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://1984hosting.com/ 1984Hosting] Has no problems with Tor, asked directly and was told they are fine with them. Fairly cheap as well. --Maquis196
    118  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://flokinet.is/ FlokiNET] Privacy Hoster - Tor Nodes are welcome
    119 
    120 === Italy ===
    121  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://www.prometeus.net/sito/ Prometeus] Middle relays are fine, exits are forbidden by TOS. "A relay only Tor node or similar software which only allows traffic to other nodes is OK. For example, Freenet is allowed."
    122 
    123 === Moldova ===
    124  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://en.alexhost.md/ AlexHost] Both exit and regular relays are allowed on their VPS/VDS packages (which are cheap and 100 Mb/s) as confirmed by e-mail. Currently testing speed so will add results later. (bbln, 07/21/2014)
    125 
    126 === Netherlands ===
    127  * `relay [+] exit [+]` John Brooks [http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Feb-2010/msg00041.html runs a 2TB node] at [http://www.leaseweb.com/ LeaseWeb]. He would recommend them for running a relay. -- JensKubieziel. [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2012-March/023508.html In a mail to Tor-talk], a LeaseWeb employee (Alex de Joode) offered his help to sort out complaints regarding Tor.
    128  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.ecatel.nl Ecatel] explicitly allows Tor exit nodes and forwards abuse/DCMA, but their network isn't the most stable. You need to email them for a custom offer. They also accept UKash/CashU.
    129  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://netrouting.nl/ Netrouting] has no problems with Tor   ''Update 2014-10-15'' ISP has confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are NOT acceptable.
    130  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://directvps.nl/ DirectVPS] has no problems with Tor
    131  * `relay [+] exit [-]` [http://versio.nl/ Versio] was said to have no problems with Tor, but they disabled my Cloudbox VPS anyway. Might have been because it was an exit node... I think they disabled it after an abuse report, but I don't know for sure. They just stated it was against their policy to run "a tor network" (sic), though I can't find anything on proxies or relays in their terms of service. I also went over the bandwidth limit, but that was not given as a reason for disabling the VPS. They even included a screenshot of the top command where tor was running, so it really doesn't seem to be about exceeding the bandwidth. I think as long as you go without abuse complaints (e.g. run an internal relay) and don't exceed the bandwidth limit, they won't notice.[[BR]][[BR]]!AuroraNet  ran an exit with default exit policy on a Versio !CloudBox  for over 6 months without issue (2013)
    132 
    133  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.nforce.com/ NForce] has no problems with Tor
    134  * `relay [+] exit [+] anonymous` [http://www.cyberbunker.com/ CyberBunker] has no problems with almost anything you could think of (which would include tor) and customers can remain anonymous.
    135 
    136  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://www.snelserver.com/ SnelServer] does not mention anything about Tor or similar software being run on their servers but after sending an email, they have said customers are welcome to run any software they wish on their servers which is legal in the Netherlands and abuse complaints must be responded to within 24 hours or the system automatically suspends your account until you do. Very reasonable pricing for dedicated servers and I personally run 5 exit nodes with them (350mbps +/- 100mbps) and have had no problems. I would recommend using Tor's boilerplate response for abuse notices. Very reliable network, great support staff, reasonable prices (79 Euro for 20TB out, unlimited traffic in on a dual core dedicated) and they also accept Bitcoin although you do need to submit ID documentation if you plan on purchasing more than 5 servers. (2014)
    137  * `relay [+] exit [+] anonymous` [https://www.chmuranet.com/ ChmuraNet] allows anoymous users to run tor exits. We've been in close contact and they've started to allow tor exits. Abuse issues will be forwarded. We payed in BTC and remained completely anonymous. Their capacity is limited and we're causing 99% of abuse reports, so they can't handle too many tor exits. It's worth it to ask, though. **Make sure to tell them that you're running an exit** (obx, 09/14)
    138 * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://www.snelserver.com/]Being with SnelServer I'm able to host any applications or software. All works fine with them.   
    139 === Sweden ===
    140  * `relay [+] exit [?]` TeliaSonera is also big in Sweden and deliver where other ISPs can't (They were previously the state monopoly, which they still are, but they now pretend it's free competition while they still own all the fiber). Blocks port 25 for all customers. Does not bother Tor-server operators.
    141  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://prq.se/?p=dedicated&intl=1 PRQ] has no problems with Tor exits and abuse forwarding, but at a heavy price...
    142  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://www.yourserver.se/ Yourserver] support team will allow relay/exit but TOR Traffic is throttled to 5Mbps speed once you are able to access the Knowledgebase and read the limitation (2014-10)   ''Update 2014-10-15'' ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable, but with "strict" exit node policies.
    143 
    144 === Latvia ===
    145  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://www.yourserver.se/ Yourserver] support team will allow relay/exit but TOR Traffic is throttled to 5Mbps speed once you are able to access the Knowledgebase and read the limitation (2014-10)
    146 
    147 === Canada ===
    148  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.teksavvy.ca TekSavvy] has a server-friendly Internet Use Policy (e.g., running a Tor relay) and has taken a stand in favor of net neutrality. (2008-12)
    149 
    150 === Slovenia ===
    151  * `relay [+] exit [+]` With [http://www.tushosting.si/ Tuš Hosting] we had really good experience running a 5 MB/s full-exit Tor on a dedicated server on colocation. They said that they care just that we pay our bills and they just simply forward DMCA notices to us to handle (or ignore) them and forward police to our home doors to question us. I really recommend them and if anybody wants to put another Tor node/server there I am willing to help. Mitar (mitar@tnode.com)
    152 
    153 === Ukraine ===
    154  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.colocall.net/ Colocall] allows Tor exits
    155 
    156 === Lithuania ===
    157  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.balticservers.com Baltic Servers] been running a Tor exit node for several months. All abuse mails they got yielded support tickets, and in each one I stated running a Tor exit node and having taken action when possible. Also not having taken action seems not to have been a problem yet (in cases where forumspam or port 80 SQL injection probers were involved). If I do get shut down I'll ask if they have a policy regarding Tor or a maximum of abuse reports.
    158 
    159 === New Zealand and Australia ===
    160  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://rimuhosting.com/index.jsp] Quite open to the proposition when approached. Have servers in N.Z.; Sydney; London; and Dallas. Locations may vary, but quite happy with the specific Oz/NZ query. No co-lo, but root access. "You can run anything you like, as long as it's legal." The moving goal-posts of legality are the only concern here.
    161 
    162 === Hungary ===
    163  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://serverastra.com/ ServerAstra] allows Tor exits. They only say you should answer abuse requests in 24h, so it seems Tor exit is ok for them as long as they don't get in trouble themselves. Same goes for Mixmaster nodes. ServerAstra has unmetered 100Mbit traffic for about EUR 20 per month. You can use the 100Mbit 24/7 and they won't complain or reduce the bandwidth. They have some security issues including plaintext-only admin panel and web console, and sometimes shut down servers that generate abuse complaints, even when they know that the host is a Tor exit.   ''Update 2014-10-15'' ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable, with "strict" exit node policies.
    164 
    165 === Czech Republic ===
    166  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [https://hosting.wedos.com/ Wedos.CZ] has no problems with tor exits. Several high bandwidth are hosted there.  ''Update 2014-10-15'' ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable.
    167  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.t-systems.cz/ T-Systems] has no problem with tor relays (don't know about exits).
    168 
    169 === Poland ===
    170  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://hitme.net.pl/ Hitme.net.pl] has no problems with tor exits. (PayPal)(27/08/2013)
    171  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.hostowisko.pl/ Hostowisko.pl] has no problems with Tor. (27/08/2013)
    172  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.exone.pl/ Exone] Allows Tor-servers. Very cheap "mini" accounts, perfect for tor-bridges.(28/08/2013)
    173  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.e24cloud.com/en e24cloud] Allows Tor-relays (fast!)(don't know about exits). (PayPal)(01/10/2013)
    174  * `relay [+] exit [+]` [http://www.hostinger.pl hostinger.pl] has no problems with tor exits. (PayPal)(02/10/2013)
    175  * `relay [+] exit [?]` [http://www.statnet.pl/ statnet.pl] Allows Tor-relays, servers in Poland and in Germany. (DotPay)(02/10/2013)
    176 
    177 == Bad experience ==
    178 === US ===
    179  * [https://azzavps.com/ AzzaVPS] Ran an exit node July-Nov. 2013. No DMCA Takedown notices or abuse tickets received. Changed the TOS to exclude Tor [sic] without notification and then suspended my account (also without notification). Their gimmick was unlimited bandwidth on a 512MB RAM OpenVZ slice, but my 10-15Mbit up/down was apparently too much. Of the half dozen or so companies I've used for exit nodes over the years, AzzaVPS was the least professional and had the worst support. The deal was cheap @ $7.00/mo. but at that rate they cannot be bothered to communicate effectively.
    180  * [http://www.vpscheap.net/ www.vpscheap.net/] Ran a bridge for 6+ months they sent multiple tickets on their website but never contacted me via email so I could not respond. They changed the terms of service agreement without notifying me. Very poor experience. They do not understand how Tor works and just blanket ban it.
    181  * [http://www.ezzi.net/home/ Ezzi.net]. Running Tor was fine until Undernet mailed Ezzi.net a complaint which falsely claimed Tor was somehow a "botnet". This made a [http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=507073&page=4 very rude person at Ezzi] send a mail which falsely claimed the Tor servers were hacked and "It appears whoever caused this hacked the servers by brute forcing SSH logins and uploading a fake httpd binary and launching it.". This person kept on insisting the servers were hacked after being politely informed that Undernet had confused Tor traffic with a "botnet" and that the servers where not compromised in any way, so it's kind of hard to tell if the person was troublesome because the person did not understand what Tor is or if this person at Ezzi generally just imagines things and think they are part of reality. But it is clear that most ezzi customers [http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=507073&page=4 become ex-customers after meeting this known-to-be-rude tech].
    182  * [http://www.layeredtech.com LayeredTech] are a server hosting company located in Texas. I ran a server for six months without any issues, but then someone used the Tor server to exploit a PHP vulnerability. Explaining the goals of Tor to LayeredTech resulted in it being made clear that I was responsible for any and all abuse through my IP address. Shortly after this they ordered me to shutdown Tor. -- Steve_Crook
    183  * [http://www.sonic.net SONIC.NET] of Santa Rosa, CA have terms of service that would apparently be Tor-friendly; but this thread http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,15272743 includes comments by SONIC.NET's CEO that don't sound particularly friendly or open to the idea of running an exit node.
    184  * [http://linode.com Linode] will require you to shut down an exit node if it receives repeated abuse complaints. Non-exit relays are allowed.  Refused to allocate a second IP address for Tor traffic to shield other services on server from being blocked in China.
    185  * [http://www.tektonic.net Tektonic] will suspend your VPS with no prior notice if you run "any proxy". They used to tolerate Tor if you didn't run an exit node but they are now apparently auditing the VPSs for processes named Tor. They did however restore the VPS very promptly after I promised to uninstall Tor and Privoxy.
    186  * Comcast's [http://www.comcast.net/terms/use/ Acceptable Use Policy] for '''residential''' customers says no servers or proxies under "Technical Restrictions" (2009-08-10 tip from Scott Bennett).
    187  * [http://www.100tb.com/ 100tb.com] (Softlayer) allows Tor exits, abuse needs to be addressed within 24 hours. Despite this "policy", my experience was bad. They were very understanding at first when the exit was just made and got about 5 DMCA notices, and replied explaining Tor. A few days later, I got forwarded about 30 DMCAs, and few from Spamcop (even though common mail ports were blocked); as usual, I replied that it's entirely because of Tor, and that I have no pirated content or viruses on my box. Apparently they got fed up with the constant DMCAs, and replied with "More will need to be done to block this. We will not tolerate open abuse of our network (DMCAs and SPAM via a "Tor Exit Node"). This type of service is prone to abuse and tarnishes not only our reputation but your reputation with us. If action is not taken to help prevent this going forward we will be forced to block access to the server". At this point, I set it as a "middleman" instead of an exit, in hopes that it would stop the flow of DMCA notices. Nope, they disabled the interface. I have at this point stopped Tor on the 100tb box, and do not know what to do now. There is no way at all to block all P2P, and 100tb refuses to acknowledge this. They make claims "Tor is ALL RIGHT on 100tb boxes!", but then go and screw you over when you get DMCA notices (it's a when, not an if. Running a Tor exit WILL produce DMCA notices). I highly suggest avoiding these people at 100tb/Hosting Services, Inc./midphase if you are seriously considering running a stable Tor exit. We had a server there for 6 months, but then they told us Softlayer as DC doesn't allow it any longer. (torservers.net)
    188  * [http://www.m5hosting.com/ M5 Hosting] does not explicitly forbid Tor in their AUP but after operating an exit node for 3 weeks and receiving three DMCA complaints, their abuse department communicated, "Whereas Tor exit nodes facilitate unaccountable actions by anonymous users and those actions regularly expose [M5] to undue risk as well as oversight costs and unknowable legal expenses, Tor exit nodes will not be permitted on M5's network" because "just responding to the abuse complaints costs [them] money and it costs money to [their] upstream providers and increase[s] [their] risks of incurring legal defense expenses" and ordered the Tor exit node to be shut down.
    189  * [http://www.fdcservers.net FDCservers] allows Tor, and customers to react to abuse within 24 hours before taking further steps. Be cautious if operating an exit node, for the boilerplate abuse responses are "not acceptable" per their Network Security Administrator. He sited the AUP/TOS and stated I have "the full responsibility for the content hosted and passing through the server. So if you cannot track or take actions against reported abuse issues you should terminate or restrict specific service" (which was a single exploitable php script probe).
    190  * [http://www.santrex.net/ Santrex] (1) Santrex gave me a poor experience, no abuse was forwarded, and my server was suspended without prior notice. (2) Santrex suspended the vps running an exit Tor node after 1 day telling me that torrenting was not allowed and I was abusing the service. No warning was given. They kept billing my credit card even after having the vps service suspended. (July 2011) (3) Santrex threatened to disconnect my dedicated machine after the second abuse complaint from an exit node. (In their Denver colo, at least, they appear to be subletting from FDCServers.net, mentioned above.) (Nov 2011)
    191  * [http://dreamhost.com dreamhost.com] Abuse department says Tor violates AUP and should not be run. Also said they had had Tor nodes run before on VPSes and it had caused performance degradation for other VPSes. 6/27/2011
    192  * [http://mediacomcable.com/index.php Mediacom] Within one week of running an exit node on their residential service, my account was suspended due to DMCA requests. No requests were forwarded to me. No amount of reasoning/explaination/screaming at them would get them to restore service.
    193  * [http://rethinkvps.com rethinkvps.com] Altough they weren't against Tor exit nodes themselves at first, they run a three strikes policy about abuse complaints from "their datacenter", meaning they themselves could get their machines kicked off. Running a non-exit relay should be fine.
    194  * [http://chicagovps.net/ Chicago VPS] First claimed I could host a node as long as I dealt with abuse reports. Then I got an '''automated''' abuse mail and I handled it with a proper reply. Then I got a rude threat they would terminate my VPS if this happened again. Not recommended unless you want a host that runs its hands up screaming on every abuse report they get. This abuse mail did not even state the web address this supposed spam/abuse happened but they fully bought it.
    195  * [http://vpscheap.net VPSCheap.net] Tor not allowed.
    196  * [http://www.5ite.com 5ITE Hosting Solutions] Tor not allowed. Supposedly forbidden by TOS/AUP even though not directly mentioned
    197  * [http://www.vpswebserver.com VPSWebServer.com] I've ordered their service, but they sent me my password only after 4 days, after I ordered another service already. I asked them to cancel my order and refund - but they just deleted my account, gave me no refund and they do not reply to my mails.
    198  * [http://www.hostv.com/, owned by http://www.cirtexhosting.com/] Tor not allowed. Even middle nodes violate their TOS/AUP.
    199  * [http://www.serveraxis.com ServerAxis] Low-cost VPS provider. (2013-07-13) Began talking to this provider when my current provider wouldn't allocate me a second IP address to separate tor traffic from other server traffic.  Their response: "Sorry we consider tor to be an unauthenticated proxy which we do not allow in our acceptable usage policies."
    200  * [http://www.sitevalley.com/ www.sitevalley.com/] (aka TwinServers) used to allow Tor nodes (early 2012), including Exits, but in July 2013 shut down a non-Exit node and stated that Tor in any form was against their TOS.
    201  * [http://www.psychz.net Psychz.net] PhotonVPS.com and Yardvps.com are also their affiliated brands. They're just not smart guys and don't speak English properly at all.  Although they don't treat Tor differently but they're just mean about all kinds of abuses. And once your VPS get suspended, it requires a lot of work to get it back to normal.
    202  * [https://www.atlantic.net/ atlantic.net] doesn't allow exit nor non-exit nodes
    203 
    204 === Netherlands ===
    205  * [https://bytesized-hosting.com/] doesn't allow tor exit nodes
    206 
    207 === Phobos' research ===
    208 || ISP Name || Allowed IRC? || Allowed Proxies? || Allowed Tor? ||
    209 || [http://www.cihost.com CI Host] || N || Y || Y ||
    210 || [http://www.iweb.ca Iweb.ca] || N || Y || Y ||
    211 || [http://www.hostvoice.com Host Voice] || N || N || N ||
    212 || [http://www.superservers.com Super Servers] || N || N || N ||
    213 || [http://www.vericenter.com Vericenter] || N || Y || Y ||
    214 || [http://www.dedicatednow.com Dedicated Now]] || N || Y || Y ||
    215 || [http://www.softlayer.com Soft Layer] || Y || Y || Y ||
    216 || [http://www.tektonic.com Tek Tonic] || N || N || N ||
    217 || [http://www.unixshell.com Unixshell] || N || N || N ||
    218 || [http://www.verizon.net Verizon FiOS] || N || N || N ||
     273United Kingdom
     274
     275relay [+] exit [+] Clustered.net has nothing against Tor nodes in principle, but warned that they'd asked me to stop if a large number of abuse reports were received. My fast/stable exit node's been running there for three months now with no hassle.
     276
     277relay [+] exit [+] Gigatux has graciously allowed me to run a Tor relay for over a year and a half with no problems. They actually run their own relay named 'gigatux'. Customer support has been very good as well, and they have helped me handle two abuse complaints admirably. They also offer servers in the US, Germany, and Israel. -Blackpaw
     278
     279relay [+] exit [+] Bitfolk allows Tor exits and relays. They are very knowledgable and understand Tor and its uses. They are hot on spam and abuse so advise changing the default exit (good idea in the UK anyhow). Any DMCA notices received were simply forwarded on without agro.
     280
     281relay [+] exit [?] !RapidSwitch has nothing against relays. I'm running 2 servers with them without problems. (fusl, 07/2014)
     282
     283France
     284
     285relay [+] exit [?] Gandi VPS now accepting Tor relay but charge the bandwidth over 500GB per month.
     286
     287relay [?] exit [?] Coffres forts classe 2 pour sécuriser les sauvegardes Serveurs
     288
     289relay [+] exit [-] !FirstHeberg now accepting relay. The technical director of !FirstHeberg has announced "What happens on your server does not concern me." However they recently terminated my exit node due to abuse complaints over supposed !WordPress hacking attempts (HTTP traffic).
     290
     291relay [+] exit [-] Online.net just changed their conditions of sales (2013-07-30) and Tor is no longer unauthorized by the contract. Some Tor relay are now running on Online.net since several weeks. Forum administrator mikmak states though that the company thinks Tor is morally a "bad thing" and your (exit) relay will be shut down in a week Link (bbln, 07/21/2014)
     292
     293relay [+] exit [-] OVH Kimsufi changed their TOS in July 2013 and allow Tor as long as they don't notice illegal activities. Exit nodes would eventually be shut down, but relays are allowed. Octave Klaba, CEO of OVH said himself that the TOS have been changed to make them clearer about the use of Tor. Many relays are currently running on Kimsufi servers and my own relay has been running for a year without problem.
     294
     295relay [+] exit [+] It seems that Digicube are accepting several Tor relays (including exit nodes) on their network since several month.
     296
     297Finland
     298
     299relay [+] exit [?] !TeliaSonera Finland: Largest ISP in Finland. I've been running Tor node on 8/1 ADSL with semipermanent IP address (changes rarely). ISP has not interfered in anyway. They block only port 25. In the future TSF may activate "black lists" based on DSN (sorry effort to "fight kiddied porn). 60+ kBps continuosly. -- !JussiSavola
     300
     301Iceland
     302
     303relay [+] exit [+] 1984Hosting Has no problems with Tor, asked directly and was told they are fine with them. Fairly cheap as well. --Maquis196
     304
     305relay [+] exit [+] FlokiNET Privacy Hoster - Tor Nodes are welcome
     306
     307Italy
     308
     309relay [+] exit [-] Prometeus Middle relays are fine, exits are forbidden by TOS. "A relay only Tor node or similar software which only allows traffic to other nodes is OK. For example, Freenet is allowed."
     310
     311Moldova
     312
     313relay [+] exit [+] !AlexHost Both exit and regular relays are allowed on their VPS/VDS packages (which are cheap and 100 Mb/s) as confirmed by e-mail. Currently testing speed so will add results later. (bbln, 07/21/2014)
     314
     315Netherlands
     316
     317relay [+] exit [+] John Brooks runs a 2TB node at !LeaseWeb. He would recommend them for running a relay. -- !JensKubieziel. In a mail to Tor-talk, a !LeaseWeb employee (Alex de Joode) offered his help to sort out complaints regarding Tor.
     318
     319relay [+] exit [+] Ecatel explicitly allows Tor exit nodes and forwards abuse/DCMA, but their network isn't the most stable. You need to email them for a custom offer. They also accept UKash/CashU.
     320
     321relay [+] exit [-] Netrouting has no problems with Tor Update 2014-10-15 ISP has confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are NOT acceptable.
     322
     323relay [+] exit [?] DirectVPS has no problems with Tor
     324
     325relay [+] exit [-] Versio was said to have no problems with Tor, but they disabled my Cloudbox VPS anyway. Might have been because it was an exit node... I think they disabled it after an abuse report, but I don't know for sure. They just stated it was against their policy to run "a tor network" (sic), though I can't find anything on proxies or relays in their terms of service. I also went over the bandwidth limit, but that was not given as a reason for disabling the VPS. They even included a screenshot of the top command where tor was running, so it really doesn't seem to be about exceeding the bandwidth. I think as long as you go without abuse complaints (e.g. run an internal relay) and don't exceed the bandwidth limit, they won't notice.
     326
     327!AuroraNet ran an exit with default exit policy on a Versio !CloudBox for over 6 months without issue (2013)
     328
     329relay [+] exit [?] NForce has no problems with Tor
     330
     331relay [+] exit [+] anonymous !CyberBunker has no problems with almost anything you could think of (which would include tor) and customers can remain anonymous.
     332
     333relay [+] exit [+] !SnelServer does not mention anything about Tor or similar software being run on their servers but after sending an email, they have said customers are welcome to run any software they wish on their servers which is legal in the Netherlands and abuse complaints must be responded to within 24 hours or the system automatically suspends your account until you do. Very reasonable pricing for dedicated servers and I personally run 5 exit nodes with them (350mbps +/- 100mbps) and have had no problems. I would recommend using Tor's boilerplate response for abuse notices. Very reliable network, great support staff, reasonable prices (79 Euro for 20TB out, unlimited traffic in on a dual core dedicated) and they also accept Bitcoin although you do need to submit ID documentation if you plan on purchasing more than 5 servers. (2014)
     334
     335relay [+] exit [+] anonymous !ChmuraNet allows anoymous users to run tor exits. We've been in close contact and they've started to allow tor exits. Abuse issues will be forwarded. We payed in BTC and remained completely anonymous. Their capacity is limited and we're causing 99% of abuse reports, so they can't handle too many tor exits. It's worth it to ask, though. **Make sure to tell them that you're running an exit** (obx, 09/14)
     336
     337relay [+] exit [+] //www.snelserver.com/Being with !SnelServer I'm able to host any applications or software. All works fine with them.
     338
     339Sweden
     340
     341relay [+] exit [?] !TeliaSonera is also big in Sweden and deliver where other ISPs can't (They were previously the state monopoly, which they still are, but they now pretend it's free competition while they still own all the fiber). Blocks port 25 for all customers. Does not bother Tor-server operators.
     342
     343relay [+] exit [+] PRQ has no problems with Tor exits and abuse forwarding, but at a heavy price...
     344
     345relay [+] exit [+] Yourserver support team will allow relay/exit but TOR Traffic is throttled to 5Mbps speed once you are able to access the Knowledgebase and read the limitation (2014-10) Update 2014-10-15 ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable, but with "strict" exit node policies.
     346
     347Latvia
     348
     349relay [+] exit [+] Yourserver support team will allow relay/exit but TOR Traffic is throttled to 5Mbps speed once you are able to access the Knowledgebase and read the limitation (2014-10)
     350
     351Canada
     352
     353relay [+] exit [?] !TekSavvy has a server-friendly Internet Use Policy (e.g., running a Tor relay) and has taken a stand in favor of net neutrality. (2008-12)
     354
     355Slovenia
     356
     357relay [+] exit [+] With Tuš Hosting we had really good experience running a 5 MB/s full-exit Tor on a dedicated server on colocation. They said that they care just that we pay our bills and they just simply forward DMCA notices to us to handle (or ignore) them and forward police to our home doors to question us. I really recommend them and if anybody wants to put another Tor node/server there I am willing to help. Mitar (mitar@tnode.com)
     358
     359Ukraine
     360
     361relay [+] exit [+] Colocall allows Tor exits
     362
     363Lithuania
     364
     365relay [+] exit [+] Baltic Servers been running a Tor exit node for several months. All abuse mails they got yielded support tickets, and in each one I stated running a Tor exit node and having taken action when possible. Also not having taken action seems not to have been a problem yet (in cases where forumspam or port 80 SQL injection probers were involved). If I do get shut down I'll ask if they have a policy regarding Tor or a maximum of abuse reports.
     366
     367New Zealand and Australia
     368
     369relay [+] exit [+] //rimuhosting.com/index.jsp Quite open to the proposition when approached. Have servers in N.Z.; Sydney; London; and Dallas. Locations may vary, but quite happy with the specific Oz/NZ query. No co-lo, but root access. "You can run anything you like, as long as it's legal." The moving goal-posts of legality are the only concern here.
     370
     371Hungary
     372
     373relay [+] exit [+] !ServerAstra allows Tor exits. They only say you should answer abuse requests in 24h, so it seems Tor exit is ok for them as long as they don't get in trouble themselves. Same goes for Mixmaster nodes. !ServerAstra has unmetered 100Mbit traffic for about EUR 20 per month. You can use the 100Mbit 24/7 and they won't complain or reduce the bandwidth. They have some security issues including plaintext-only admin panel and web console, and sometimes shut down servers that generate abuse complaints, even when they know that the host is a Tor exit. Update 2014-10-15 ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable, with "strict" exit node policies.
     374
     375Czech Republic
     376
     377relay [+] exit [+] Wedos.CZ has no problems with tor exits. Several high bandwidth are hosted there. Update 2014-10-15 ISP has re-confirmed by e-mail that exit nodes are acceptable.
     378
     379relay [+] exit [?] T-Systems has no problem with tor relays (don't know about exits).
     380
     381Poland
     382
     383relay [+] exit [+] Hitme.net.pl has no problems with tor exits. (!PayPal)(27/08/2013)
     384
     385relay [+] exit [?] Hostowisko.pl has no problems with Tor. (27/08/2013)
     386
     387relay [+] exit [?] Exone Allows Tor-servers. Very cheap "mini" accounts, perfect for tor-bridges.(28/08/2013)
     388
     389relay [+] exit [?] e24cloud Allows Tor-relays (fast!)(don't know about exits). (!PayPal)(01/10/2013)
     390
     391relay [+] exit [+] hostinger.pl has no problems with tor exits. (!PayPal)(02/10/2013)
     392
     393relay [+] exit [?] statnet.pl Allows Tor-relays, servers in Poland and in Germany. (!DotPay)(02/10/2013)
     394
     395Bad experience
     396
     397US
     398
     399AzzaVPS Ran an exit node July-Nov. 2013. No DMCA Takedown notices or abuse tickets received. Changed the TOS to exclude Tor [sic] without notification and then suspended my account (also without notification). Their gimmick was unlimited bandwidth on a 512MB RAM OpenVZ slice, but my 10-15Mbit up/down was apparently too much. Of the half dozen or so companies I've used for exit nodes over the years, AzzaVPS was the least professional and had the worst support. The deal was cheap @ $7.00/mo. but at that rate they cannot be bothered to communicate effectively.
     400
     401www.vpscheap.net/ Ran a bridge for 6+ months they sent multiple tickets on their website but never contacted me via email so I could not respond. They changed the terms of service agreement without notifying me. Very poor experience. They do not understand how Tor works and just blanket ban it.
     402
     403Ezzi.net. Running Tor was fine until Undernet mailed Ezzi.net a complaint which falsely claimed Tor was somehow a "botnet". This made a very rude person at Ezzi send a mail which falsely claimed the Tor servers were hacked and "It appears whoever caused this hacked the servers by brute forcing SSH logins and uploading a fake httpd binary and launching it.". This person kept on insisting the servers were hacked after being politely informed that Undernet had confused Tor traffic with a "botnet" and that the servers where not compromised in any way, so it's kind of hard to tell if the person was troublesome because the person did not understand what Tor is or if this person at Ezzi generally just imagines things and think they are part of reality. But it is clear that most ezzi customers become ex-customers after meeting this known-to-be-rude tech.
     404
     405!LayeredTech are a server hosting company located in Texas. I ran a server for six months without any issues, but then someone used the Tor server to exploit a PHP vulnerability. Explaining the goals of Tor to !LayeredTech resulted in it being made clear that I was responsible for any and all abuse through my IP address. Shortly after this they ordered me to shutdown Tor. -- Steve_Crook
     406
     407SONIC.NET of Santa Rosa, CA have terms of service that would apparently be Tor-friendly; but this thread !http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,15272743 includes comments by SONIC.NET's CEO that don't sound particularly friendly or open to the idea of running an exit node.
     408
     409Linode will require you to shut down an exit node if it receives repeated abuse complaints. Non-exit relays are allowed. Refused to allocate a second IP address for Tor traffic to shield other services on server from being blocked in China.
     410
     411Tektonic will suspend your VPS with no prior notice if you run "any proxy". They used to tolerate Tor if you didn't run an exit node but they are now apparently auditing the VPSs for processes named Tor. They did however restore the VPS very promptly after I promised to uninstall Tor and Privoxy.
     412
     413Comcast's Acceptable Use Policy for residential customers says no servers or proxies under "Technical Restrictions" (2009-08-10 tip from Scott Bennett).
     414
     415100tb.com (Softlayer) allows Tor exits, abuse needs to be addressed within 24 hours. Despite this "policy", my experience was bad. They were very understanding at first when the exit was just made and got about 5 DMCA notices, and replied explaining Tor. A few days later, I got forwarded about 30 DMCAs, and few from Spamcop (even though common mail ports were blocked); as usual, I replied that it's entirely because of Tor, and that I have no pirated content or viruses on my box. Apparently they got fed up with the constant DMCAs, and replied with "More will need to be done to block this. We will not tolerate open abuse of our network (DMCAs and SPAM via a "Tor Exit Node"). This type of service is prone to abuse and tarnishes not only our reputation but your reputation with us. If action is not taken to help prevent this going forward we will be forced to block access to the server". At this point, I set it as a "middleman" instead of an exit, in hopes that it would stop the flow of DMCA notices. Nope, they disabled the interface. I have at this point stopped Tor on the 100tb box, and do not know what to do now. There is no way at all to block all P2P, and 100tb refuses to acknowledge this. They make claims "Tor is ALL RIGHT on 100tb boxes!", but then go and screw you over when you get DMCA notices (it's a when, not an if. Running a Tor exit WILL produce DMCA notices). I highly suggest avoiding these people at 100tb/Hosting Services, Inc./midphase if you are seriously considering running a stable Tor exit. We had a server there for 6 months, but then they told us Softlayer as DC doesn't allow it any longer. (torservers.net)
     416
     417M5 Hosting does not explicitly forbid Tor in their AUP but after operating an exit node for 3 weeks and receiving three DMCA complaints, their abuse department communicated, "Whereas Tor exit nodes facilitate unaccountable actions by anonymous users and those actions regularly expose [M5] to undue risk as well as oversight costs and unknowable legal expenses, Tor exit nodes will not be permitted on M5's network" because "just responding to the abuse complaints costs [them] money and it costs money to [their] upstream providers and increase[s] [their] risks of incurring legal defense expenses" and ordered the Tor exit node to be shut down.
     418
     419FDCservers allows Tor, and customers to react to abuse within 24 hours before taking further steps. Be cautious if operating an exit node, for the boilerplate abuse responses are "not acceptable" per their Network Security Administrator. He sited the AUP/TOS and stated I have "the full responsibility for the content hosted and passing through the server. So if you cannot track or take actions against reported abuse issues you should terminate or restrict specific service" (which was a single exploitable php script probe).
     420
     421Santrex (1) Santrex gave me a poor experience, no abuse was forwarded, and my server was suspended without prior notice. (2) Santrex suspended the vps running an exit Tor node after 1 day telling me that torrenting was not allowed and I was abusing the service. No warning was given. They kept billing my credit card even after having the vps service suspended. (July 2011) (3) Santrex threatened to disconnect my dedicated machine after the second abuse complaint from an exit node. (In their Denver colo, at least, they appear to be subletting from FDCServers.net, mentioned above.) (Nov 2011)
     422
     423dreamhost.com Abuse department says Tor violates AUP and should not be run. Also said they had had Tor nodes run before on VPSes and it had caused performance degradation for other VPSes. 6/27/2011
     424
     425Mediacom Within one week of running an exit node on their residential service, my account was suspended due to DMCA requests. No requests were forwarded to me. No amount of reasoning/explaination/screaming at them would get them to restore service.
     426
     427rethinkvps.com Altough they weren't against Tor exit nodes themselves at first, they run a three strikes policy about abuse complaints from "their datacenter", meaning they themselves could get their machines kicked off. Running a non-exit relay should be fine.
     428
     429Chicago VPS First claimed I could host a node as long as I dealt with abuse reports. Then I got an automated abuse mail and I handled it with a proper reply. Then I got a rude threat they would terminate my VPS if this happened again. Not recommended unless you want a host that runs its hands up screaming on every abuse report they get. This abuse mail did not even state the web address this supposed spam/abuse happened but they fully bought it.
     430
     431VPSCheap.net Tor not allowed.
     432
     4335ITE Hosting Solutions Tor not allowed. Supposedly forbidden by TOS/AUP even though not directly mentioned
     434
     435VPSWebServer.com I've ordered their service, but they sent me my password only after 4 days, after I ordered another service already. I asked them to cancel my order and refund - but they just deleted my account, gave me no refund and they do not reply to my mails.
     436
     437owned by !http://www.cirtexhosting.com/ Tor not allowed. Even middle nodes violate their TOS/AUP.
     438
     439!ServerAxis Low-cost VPS provider. (2013-07-13) Began talking to this provider when my current provider wouldn't allocate me a second IP address to separate tor traffic from other server traffic. Their response: "Sorry we consider tor to be an unauthenticated proxy which we do not allow in our acceptable usage policies."
     440
     441www.sitevalley.com/ (aka !TwinServers) used to allow Tor nodes (early 2012), including Exits, but in July 2013 shut down a non-Exit node and stated that Tor in any form was against their TOS.
     442
     443Psychz.net PhotonVPS.com and Yardvps.com are also their affiliated brands. They're just not smart guys and don't speak English properly at all. Although they don't treat Tor differently but they're just mean about all kinds of abuses. And once your VPS get suspended, it requires a lot of work to get it back to normal.
     444
     445atlantic.net doesn't allow exit nor non-exit nodes
     446
     447Netherlands
     448
     449//bytesized-hosting.com/ doesn't allow tor exit nodes
     450
     451Phobos' research
     452
     453ISP Name        Allowed IRC?    Allowed Proxies?        Allowed Tor?
     454
     455CI Host N       Y       Y
     456
     457Iweb.ca N       Y       Y
     458
     459Host Voice      N       N       N
     460
     461Super Servers   N       N       N
     462
     463Vericenter      N       Y       Y
     464
     465Dedicated Now]  N       Y       Y
     466
     467Soft Layer      Y       Y       Y
     468
     469Tek Tonic       N       N       N
     470
     471Unixshell       N       N       N
     472
     473Verizon FiOS    N       N       N
    219474
    220475Notes:
    221476
    222  * Unixshell/Tektonic are the same company. They nullroute you on the first abuse complaint. Middleman nodes are ok, but the abuse dept requests "SafeLogging 0" set in your torrc and wants full access to your logs on demand.
    223  * Verizon FiOS officially does not allow any incoming traffic, they reserve the right to disconnect you at any time for violation of this policy. Users have run middleman nodes without any incidents from VZ. Exit nodes with abuse problems have resulted in legal threats and disconnection threats, but no disconnection as of yet.
    224 
    225 === Australia ===
    226  * [http://exigent.com.au/ Exigent] initially gave permission to run an exit node, but later cancelled.
    227 
    228 === Germany ===
    229  * [http://www.netcup.de/ netcup GmbH] allowed hosting and does not restrict any Tor services at all but everybody should be aware that there can be huge legal consequences if laws are broken. I received this statement from the CEO Mr. Dipl.Ing. Felix Preuss today via mail (goose, 07.11.11)
    230 
    231   netcup changed their AGB (sometime around mid 2012) and disallow any tor service. They actively sweep their network for tor traffic and send you abuse notifications, if they find even a tor relay (nichrome, 07.08.2013)
    232 
    233   Me and a friend hosted Tor both on our own netcup server a year ago, and the consequences were fatal! They wanted more than 350 EUR for a special effort (disable my and my friends server). We responded with the official EFF statement about Tor. No response from netcup. 1. dun, 2. dun. We went to a lawyer. He wrote them. No response from netcup. 1. collection agency, 2. collection agency. Lawyer responded to them and to netcup. No response from netcup. Finally they gave up. But they NEVER responded to any action me or my friend took. I wouldn't recommend netcup as a Tor friendly provider. NEVER!
    234 
    235   I also had a _terrible_ experience with netcup:
    236 
    237   The service in it self was not very good. Being artificially limited to 400KB/s is extremely bad, especially when bandwidth was supposedly 'free'.
    238 
    239   Inability to cancel something via the internet that I was able to order via the internet. How can I legally enter an agreement over the internet but not exit an agreement? That is ludicrous.
    240 
    241  * The german ISP dogado ended up killing the Tor server process and blocking the OR-port on my vServer. -- d00b
    242  * [http://comsitec.de comsitec.de] 2/2014 Unlimited data paid a year in advance but frequently off and slow. Ticket responses very poor. AVOID THEM
    243  * The german ISP EuServ / ISPro -- they just broke the contract, switching our Server off. -- padeluun
    244  * EUServ VPS: They have a numtcpsock setting of max 600, not able to run Tor properly. They also exclude it from their TOS. -- August 2013, Torpids
    245  * [http://www.manitu.de/ Manitu] forbids any anonymisation techniques in their AGBs --qbi (gamambel: I have asked and they made me an offer for 100mbit dedi at 1500 euro)
    246  * [http://www.ovh.de OVH] (German ISP) offers root server with a high bandwidth (up to 5.000 kB/s). They changed their AGB and cancel "problematic" contracts very fast. -- qbi
    247  * plusserver.de  shut down h07onion due to gross incompetence. Look at http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Mar-2005/msg00120.html for more details.
    248  * "I have recently checked [http://www.manitu.de manitu] because they advertise with internet without censorship and data retention. Unfortunately they explicitly forbid providing anonymization services in their [http://www.manitu.de/impressum/agb.pdf general terms and conditions]. On inquiry they have justified this restriction with the enormous bandwidth consumption and the impossibility to achieve fair combined costing in this case. For the same reason they forbid running mirrors of public data such as open source software. So I believe their argument is no pretense." -- Alex, Dec 01 2009 via email.
    249  * netcup.de suspended one vserver running a Tor exit node, analyzed stuff, and charged 192€ for processing _one_ dmca-notice. - ari
    250  * netdirekt.de  "Leider unterstützen wir keine Tor Exits. Sofern diese in unserem Netzwerk sind gab es vermutlich noch keine Vorfälle."
    251  * [http://www.strato.de Strato] writes in their [http://www.strato.de/agb/index.html AGB] "Abschnitt III: Sonderregeln für dedizierte und virtuelle Server ... 1.1 Eine Nutzung der Server zur Bereitstellung folgender Dienste ist ausgeschlossen: ... Anonymisierungsdienste, z.B. Tor, JAP, Proxyserver"
    252  * [http://www.netcup.de netcup.de] Running a tor relay node with 256 kB/s bandwidth and 600gb traffic limit configured in tor I was moved to a high traffic node after about 8 days or 400 GB traffic usage, at which point the average bandwidth dropped to less than 50 kB/s. I was not notified of this changed but its clearly noticable via vnstat -d and a different cpu usage pattern on the new server (as in 100% _all_ the time).
    253  * [http://www.server4you.de/ Server4You] I asked support about Tor and they stated "Tor Dienste sind bei uns ebenfalls aufgrund der rechtlichen Graulage nicht gerne gesehen und werden bei Abuse Aufkommen direkt gekündigt." (March 2011). In April 2012 they turned off my server because "Tor ist illegal in Deutschland" ("Tor is illegal in Germany", according to their support).
    254  * [http://www.hetzner.de Hetzner] has some Tor Exits, but they send an abuse request for each BayTSP request, and you have to respond each. Now (today, 05.09.2011) they disconnected my Tor IP, because someone did a netscan on a /23 via Tor. They requested a statement via mail / fax now, which I sent, but didn't get a response yet. --morphium
    255    * Same thing (disconnect b/c of netscan) happened to me sometime around March 2011 . Connection restored after a few hours (Fax & Phone call "plz look at it right away"). Stopped me from having an exit there. :/ -- Fusselwurm
    256    * Same thing as Fusselwurm, disconnected because of a netscan done through Tor. It seems exit nodes aren't permitted with Hetzner. -- Naypam
    257  * [http://www.alvotech.de/ Alvotech] doesn't allow Tor exit nodes: "unfortunately we had several problems in the past with tor exit nodes (police stuff, ddos, lawyers etc.), so we don't wish it in our network". -- Nyr
    258  * Netsys-online appears to offer unlimited 100MBit/s but disables the VPS even if you use only 20MBit/s (middle node) because of too much resource usage.
    259  * [http://www.unmetered.com/ Unmetered.com] does not allow Tor exits nodes. -- enn.lu
    260  * [http://www.colo-bunker.de/ Colo-Bunker.de / Bonntel] does not allow Tor nodes at all (not even non-exit and/or -relay nodes). One would need to buy a dedicated server from them to be allowed to host tor nodes there. (I can provide E-Mail history if you drop me a mail: root AT sigqu.it) (fusl, 2014-01-14)
    261  * [http://www.webtropia.com/ Webtropia.com] Doesn't tolerate any Tor nodes (entry/middle/exit). We got kicked even before we could setup Tor. The first month was charged and the money wasn't paid back. -- juris/torservers.net
    262 
    263 === France ===
    264  * The french hosting company [http://www.online.net/fr] (member of [http://www.iliad.fr/ iliad]) suspended without warning a bunch a machines that were running Tor after the police came down about creditcard fraud. (Also, any kind of relay is explicitely forbidden in their term of service.)
    265  * online.net sends automated daily "abuse" mails and disables your server even if you are only running a middle node. -- August 2013, Torpids
    266 
    267 === Finland ===
    268  * [http://www2.tenue.fi/ Tenue] now seems to disallow Tor exits on their network. See http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Apr-2010/msg00158.html
    269 
    270 === Canada ===
    271  * Rogers has a no-servers clause in the TOS for their home internet service. If you are running an exit node and receive DMCA notices, you will have no legal recourse except to cancel service. (2008-03)
    272 
    273 === Sweden ===
    274  * Perspektiv bredband supposedly allows for running Tor nodes, but will disable your account due to spam.
    275 
    276 === United Kingdom ===
    277  * I have asked and [http://www.swiftway.co.uk/ Swiftway] doesn't want Tor exits on their network.
    278  * [http://memset.net/ Memset] do not allow Tor servers under their (rather vague) AUP.
    279  * [http://www.ukdedicated.net/ UK Dedicated] aka Colo.net informed me that I couldn't continue to run my Tor relay or in anyway effect, conduct or facilitate any activity involving: IRC or anonymous proxy services.
    280  * I asked [http://ovh.co.uk/ OVH/Kimsufi] about their policies regarding Tor exit nodes and was told that an exit node is classed as an open proxy which is against the TOS. I replied that I'll be running it in bridge mode then. No feedback on that so far. --Maquis196
    281  * [https://www.123-reg.co.uk/ 123-reg] found out I was running an Exit Node (received a notice regarding filesharing, someone downloading torrents using my Exit). I was asked to shut it down. I complied and asked if i could run a Relay node. They said no as that would violate their AUP. -- September 2012, vandal2
    282  * I asked [https://www.heartinternet.uk/ Heart Internet] and explained what Tor was. They replied they will not allow this on their networks. I cannot find anything in their terms that would exclude Tor, certainly not a relay, but there you are.
    283 
    284 === Italy ===
    285  * [http://www.SEFLOW.it/ SEFLOW] Avoid it. they say it's against Italian law to have a Tor relay, asked which law, they said to contact a lawyer. (atrent: do you need a more articulate explanation? I'm the one who had the bad experience, I have all the emails exchanged and I can translate them)
    286  * [http://www.garr.it/ Garr] well... it's not an ISP but nonetheless since it's the connectivity provider of italian universities we should mention that they do NOT allow exit nodes on their net (I had one, they obliged me to tear it down)
    287 
    288 === Slovenia ===
    289  * [http://www.domenca.com/ Domenca] has crazy prices (10 EUR/Mbit/s + 300 EUR/U for dedicated server per month) and they require not just to respond to all complaints in one working day, but also to prevent them in the future. Just replying with explanation that it is an anonymous service and there is no way to prevent this, is not enough for them. So it seems impossible to really host Tor exit node there. Mitar (mitar@tnode.com)
    290 
    291 === Netherlands ===
    292  * [http://www.pcextreme.nl/ PCextreme] does not allow hosting of a Tor relay node on their VPS. (Tue, 31 Jan 2012)
    293  * [https://www.tilaa.com/ Tilaa] Instant shutdown when hosting an Exit node/Relay node. Does not allow you to host anonymous services for others in general. "hosting TOR exit and relay nodes, open proxy servers and anonymous VPN services is not allowed" -Tilaa (9-16-2014)
    294  * [http://www.seedmonster.net/ Seedmonster] does not list Tor as being against their TOS, but they suspended a major tor node because of 4 web forum spam reports on a 1gbps exit.  They will try to work with you, but their upstream provider is zero tolerance, so when it comes down to it, they will not back Tor exits.  (Update:)  They agreed to let it keep running after the exit policy was modified, but then came back a week later and said Tor had to be disabled completely.  Three complaints were received out of approx. 10TB of traffic.
    295 
    296 === Malaysia ===
    297  * [http://www.shinjiru.com Shinjiru] is not allowing Tor since their new [http://shinjiru.com/legal/acceptable-user-policy.php policy] (feb 2012), Even if all the exit ports are blocked, and even as relay : they are u-turning completely . (In the past they even [https://blog.torproject.org/blog/thanks-shinjiru donated a server] to the Tor project); traffic is expensive though
    298 
    299 === Romania ===
    300  * [http://www.voxility.com/ Voxility] doesn't allow the hosting of "Anything than can result in Spamhaus listing". They wouldn't say if they allowed Tor exit node hosting explicitly. I didn't want to risk it. Placed in the "Romania" category as I was looking at hosting in Romania. -- December 2013
    301 
    302 === Russia ===
    303  * [http://www.smile-net.ru/ Smile] blocks any traffic, by redirecting to statis web page with message about that user is possibly providing access to third party. It does not like many simultaneous outbound HTTP-connections.
    304 
    305 === Switzerland ===
    306  * [http://www.chvps.com/ Private Layer, Inc.] does not allow hosting of a Tor relay node on their VPS (Thu, 02 Feb 2012)
    307 
    308 "Tor is not allowed to be ran on our containers.                                                                       This is the reason why the process gets killer every minute.                                                                                                                                                                                The reason why we do not allow Tor, is because over time we have seen that it consumes way too much CPU time, so we   have decided not to allow it on our VPS. "
    309 
    310  * [http://www.solnet.ch/ SolNet] does not list Tor as being against their TOS, but they will ask you to shut it down if they receive complains via abuse  (Fri, 15 Feb 2013).
    311 
    312  * HostEurope Switzerland: Cant install Tor on Ubunut 10.04 LTS, but they wont give me an other OS-Template.
    313 
    314 === Czech Republic ===
    315  * [http://nqhost.com/ NQhost] They don't allow running relays of any kind:
    316 
    317   "We don't allow to use our servers for tor exit nodes and/or relays"
    318 
    319 === Ukraine ===
    320  * [http://0x2a-dc.com/ 0x2A] Refuses Tor traffic.
    321 
    322 === Poland ===
    323  * [http://vipower.pl/ vipower] They don't allow running relays of any kind: "niestety nie ma takiej możliwości."
    324  * [http://www.iq.pl/ IQ PL] They don't allow running relays of any kind: "niestety nie ma takiej możliwości."
     477Unixshell/Tektonic are the same company. They nullroute you on the first abuse complaint. Middleman nodes are ok, but the abuse dept requests "!SafeLogging 0" set in your torrc and wants full access to your logs on demand.
     478
     479Verizon FiOS officially does not allow any incoming traffic, they reserve the right to disconnect you at any time for violation of this policy. Users have run middleman nodes without any incidents from VZ. Exit nodes with abuse problems have resulted in legal threats and disconnection threats, but no disconnection as of yet.
     480
     481Australia
     482
     483Exigent initially gave permission to run an exit node, but later cancelled.
     484
     485Germany
     486
     487netcup GmbH allowed hosting and does not restrict any Tor services at all but everybody should be aware that there can be huge legal consequences if laws are broken. I received this statement from the CEO Mr. Dipl.Ing. Felix Preuss today via mail (goose, 07.11.11)
     488
     489netcup changed their AGB (sometime around mid 2012) and disallow any tor service. They actively sweep their network for tor traffic and send you abuse notifications, if they find even a tor relay (nichrome, 07.08.2013)
     490
     491Me and a friend hosted Tor both on our own netcup server a year ago, and the consequences were fatal! They wanted more than 350 EUR for a special effort (disable my and my friends server). We responded with the official EFF statement about Tor. No response from netcup. 1. dun, 2. dun. We went to a lawyer. He wrote them. No response from netcup. 1. collection agency, 2. collection agency. Lawyer responded to them and to netcup. No response from netcup. Finally they gave up. But they NEVER responded to any action me or my friend took. I wouldn't recommend netcup as a Tor friendly provider. NEVER!
     492
     493I also had a _terrible_ experience with netcup:
     494
     495The service in it self was not very good. Being artificially limited to 400KB/s is extremely bad, especially when bandwidth was supposedly 'free'.
     496
     497Inability to cancel something via the internet that I was able to order via the internet. How can I legally enter an agreement over the internet but not exit an agreement? That is ludicrous.
     498
     499The german ISP dogado ended up killing the Tor server process and blocking the OR-port on my vServer. -- d00b
     500
     501comsitec.de 2/2014 Unlimited data paid a year in advance but frequently off and slow. Ticket responses very poor. AVOID THEM
     502
     503The german ISP !EuServ / ISPro -- they just broke the contract, switching our Server off. -- padeluun
     504
     505EUServ VPS: They have a numtcpsock setting of max 600, not able to run Tor properly. They also exclude it from their TOS. -- August 2013, Torpids
     506
     507Manitu forbids any anonymisation techniques in their AGBs --qbi (gamambel: I have asked and they made me an offer for 100mbit dedi at 1500 euro)
     508
     509OVH (German ISP) offers root server with a high bandwidth (up to 5.000 kB/s). They changed their AGB and cancel "problematic" contracts very fast. -- qbi
     510
     511plusserver.de shut down h07onion due to gross incompetence. Look at !http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Mar-2005/msg00120.html for more details.
     512
     513"I have recently checked manitu because they advertise with internet without censorship and data retention. Unfortunately they explicitly forbid providing anonymization services in their general terms and conditions. On inquiry they have justified this restriction with the enormous bandwidth consumption and the impossibility to achieve fair combined costing in this case. For the same reason they forbid running mirrors of public data such as open source software. So I believe their argument is no pretense." -- Alex, Dec 01 2009 via email.
     514
     515netcup.de suspended one vserver running a Tor exit node, analyzed stuff, and charged 192€ for processing _one_ dmca-notice. - ari
     516
     517netdirekt.de "Leider unterstützen wir keine Tor Exits. Sofern diese in unserem Netzwerk sind gab es vermutlich noch keine Vorfälle."
     518
     519Strato writes in their AGB "Abschnitt III: Sonderregeln für dedizierte und virtuelle Server ... 1.1 Eine Nutzung der Server zur Bereitstellung folgender Dienste ist ausgeschlossen: ... Anonymisierungsdienste, z.B. Tor, JAP, Proxyserver"
     520
     521netcup.de Running a tor relay node with 256 kB/s bandwidth and 600gb traffic limit configured in tor I was moved to a high traffic node after about 8 days or 400 GB traffic usage, at which point the average bandwidth dropped to less than 50 kB/s. I was not notified of this changed but its clearly noticable via vnstat -d and a different cpu usage pattern on the new server (as in 100% _all_ the time).
     522
     523Server4You I asked support about Tor and they stated "Tor Dienste sind bei uns ebenfalls aufgrund der rechtlichen Graulage nicht gerne gesehen und werden bei Abuse Aufkommen direkt gekündigt." (March 2011). In April 2012 they turned off my server because "Tor ist illegal in Deutschland" ("Tor is illegal in Germany", according to their support).
     524
     525Hetzner has some Tor Exits, but they send an abuse request for each BayTSP request, and you have to respond each. Now (today, 05.09.2011) they disconnected my Tor IP, because someone did a netscan on a /23 via Tor. They requested a statement via mail / fax now, which I sent, but didn't get a response yet. --morphium
     526
     527Same thing (disconnect b/c of netscan) happened to me sometime around March 2011 . Connection restored after a few hours (Fax & Phone call "plz look at it right away"). Stopped me from having an exit there. :/ -- Fusselwurm
     528
     529Same thing as Fusselwurm, disconnected because of a netscan done through Tor. It seems exit nodes aren't permitted with Hetzner. -- Naypam
     530
     531Alvotech doesn't allow Tor exit nodes: "unfortunately we had several problems in the past with tor exit nodes (police stuff, ddos, lawyers etc.), so we don't wish it in our network". -- Nyr
     532
     533Netsys-online appears to offer unlimited 100MBit/s but disables the VPS even if you use only 20MBit/s (middle node) because of too much resource usage.
     534
     535Unmetered.com does not allow Tor exits nodes. -- enn.lu
     536
     537Colo-Bunker.de / Bonntel does not allow Tor nodes at all (not even non-exit and/or -relay nodes). One would need to buy a dedicated server from them to be allowed to host tor nodes there. (I can provide E-Mail history if you drop me a mail: root AT sigqu.it) (fusl, 2014-01-14)
     538
     539Webtropia.com Doesn't tolerate any Tor nodes (entry/middle/exit). We got kicked even before we could setup Tor. The first month was charged and the money wasn't paid back. -- juris/torservers.net
     540
     541France
     542
     543The french hosting company //www.online.net/fr (member of iliad) suspended without warning a bunch a machines that were running Tor after the police came down about creditcard fraud. (Also, any kind of relay is explicitely forbidden in their term of service.)
     544
     545online.net sends automated daily "abuse" mails and disables your server even if you are only running a middle node. -- August 2013, Torpids
     546
     547Finland
     548
     549Tenue now seems to disallow Tor exits on their network. See !http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/Apr-2010/msg00158.html
     550
     551Canada
     552
     553Rogers has a no-servers clause in the TOS for their home internet service. If you are running an exit node and receive DMCA notices, you will have no legal recourse except to cancel service. (2008-03)
     554
     555Sweden
     556
     557Perspektiv bredband supposedly allows for running Tor nodes, but will disable your account due to spam.
     558
     559United Kingdom
     560
     561I have asked and Swiftway doesn't want Tor exits on their network.
     562
     563Memset do not allow Tor servers under their (rather vague) AUP.
     564
     565UK Dedicated aka Colo.net informed me that I couldn't continue to run my Tor relay or in anyway effect, conduct or facilitate any activity involving: IRC or anonymous proxy services.
     566
     567I asked OVH/Kimsufi about their policies regarding Tor exit nodes and was told that an exit node is classed as an open proxy which is against the TOS. I replied that I'll be running it in bridge mode then. No feedback on that so far. --Maquis196
     568
     569123-reg found out I was running an Exit Node (received a notice regarding filesharing, someone downloading torrents using my Exit). I was asked to shut it down. I complied and asked if i could run a Relay node. They said no as that would violate their AUP. -- September 2012, vandal2
     570
     571I asked Heart Internet and explained what Tor was. They replied they will not allow this on their networks. I cannot find anything in their terms that would exclude Tor, certainly not a relay, but there you are.
     572
     573Italy
     574
     575SEFLOW Avoid it. they say it's against Italian law to have a Tor relay, asked which law, they said to contact a lawyer. (atrent: do you need a more articulate explanation? I'm the one who had the bad experience, I have all the emails exchanged and I can translate them)
     576
     577Garr well... it's not an ISP but nonetheless since it's the connectivity provider of italian universities we should mention that they do NOT allow exit nodes on their net (I had one, they obliged me to tear it down)
     578
     579Slovenia
     580
     581Domenca has crazy prices (10 EUR/Mbit/s + 300 EUR/U for dedicated server per month) and they require not just to respond to all complaints in one working day, but also to prevent them in the future. Just replying with explanation that it is an anonymous service and there is no way to prevent this, is not enough for them. So it seems impossible to really host Tor exit node there. Mitar (mitar@tnode.com)
     582
     583Netherlands
     584
     585PCextreme does not allow hosting of a Tor relay node on their VPS. (Tue, 31 Jan 2012)
     586
     587Tilaa Instant shutdown when hosting an Exit node/Relay node. Does not allow you to host anonymous services for others in general. "hosting TOR exit and relay nodes, open proxy servers and anonymous VPN services is not allowed" -Tilaa (9-16-2014)
     588
     589Seedmonster does not list Tor as being against their TOS, but they suspended a major tor node because of 4 web forum spam reports on a 1gbps exit. They will try to work with you, but their upstream provider is zero tolerance, so when it comes down to it, they will not back Tor exits. (Update:) They agreed to let it keep running after the exit policy was modified, but then came back a week later and said Tor had to be disabled completely. Three complaints were received out of approx. 10TB of traffic.
     590
     591Malaysia
     592
     593Shinjiru is not allowing Tor since their new policy (feb 2012), Even if all the exit ports are blocked, and even as relay : they are u-turning completely . (In the past they even donated a server to the Tor project); traffic is expensive though
     594
     595Romania
     596
     597Voxility doesn't allow the hosting of "Anything than can result in Spamhaus listing". They wouldn't say if they allowed Tor exit node hosting explicitly. I didn't want to risk it. Placed in the "Romania" category as I was looking at hosting in Romania. -- December 2013
     598
     599Russia
     600
     601Smile blocks any traffic, by redirecting to statis web page with message about that user is possibly providing access to third party. It does not like many simultaneous outbound HTTP-connections.
     602
     603Switzerland
     604
     605Private Layer, Inc. does not allow hosting of a Tor relay node on their VPS (Thu, 02 Feb 2012)
     606
     607"Tor is not allowed to be ran on our containers. This is the reason why the process gets killer every minute. The reason why we do not allow Tor, is because over time we have seen that it consumes way too much CPU time, so we have decided not to allow it on our VPS. "
     608
     609!SolNet does not list Tor as being against their TOS, but they will ask you to shut it down if they receive complains via abuse (Fri, 15 Feb 2013).
     610
     611!HostEurope Switzerland: Cant install Tor on Ubunut 10.04 LTS, but they wont give me an other OS-Template.
     612
     613Czech Republic
     614
     615NQhost They don't allow running relays of any kind:
     616
     617"We don't allow to use our servers for tor exit nodes and/or relays"
     618
     619Ukraine
     620
     6210x2A Refuses Tor traffic.
     622
     623Poland
     624
     625vipower They don't allow running relays of any kind: "niestety nie ma takiej mozliwosci."
     626
     627IQ PL They don't allow running relays of any kind: "niestety nie ma takiej mozliwosci."