Changes between Version 214 and Version 215 of doc/MetricsTimeline


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Jan 9, 2018, 12:13:03 AM (6 months ago)
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dcf
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Set end date to "ongoing" for events that are ranges but have not ended yet (or we haven't checked to see when they ended). See #24470.

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    1616Helper maintenance scripts:
    1717 * `git clone https://www.bamsoftware.com/git/metrics-timeline-tools.git`
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     19**Guide to start and end dates:** some entries represent singular point events; some are time ranges with a beginning and an end; and some are ongoing ranges that have begun but not ended yet.
     20  ||=start date =||=end date =||=meaning =||
     21  ||2015-03-01|| ||This is a point event.||
     22  ||2015-03-01||2015-04-15 ||This is a range with a beginning and end.||
     23  ||2015-03-01||ongoing ||This is an ongoing event that has not ended yet.||
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    1925||=start date =||=end date =||=places =||=protocols =||=description =||=links =||
     
    4854||2011-12-08 || || ||ipv4 ||geoip database updated to "December 6 2011 Maxmind GeoLite Country" (`geoip-db-digest 916A3CA8B7DF61473D5AE5B21711F35F301CE9E8`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=ff2c9acbb39d7ae917501b1e719cf5be994fe4e2 commit] ||
    4955||2012-01-05 || || ||ipv4 ||geoip database updated to "January 3 2012 Maxmind GeoLite Country" (`geoip-db-digest DCF8969A2B080FAE2664F1D46F758B1CB08C286C`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=1db1b23a7b12f4e9b0419b7264456ad7817678e0 commit] ||
    50 ||2012-02-08 || ||ir ||<OR> ||Iran partially blocks Tor. ||[https://blog.torproject.org/iran-partially-blocks-encrypted-network-traffic blog post] ||
     56||2012-02-08 ||ongoing ||ir ||<OR> ||Iran partially blocks Tor. ||[https://blog.torproject.org/iran-partially-blocks-encrypted-network-traffic blog post] ||
    5157||2012-02-09 || || ||ipv4 ||geoip database updated to "February 7 2012 Maxmind GeoLite Country" (`geoip-db-digest 3BCA888461BCC79CA29E78603DC197090F8C96CB`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=4180624a7d5a3e528be2cf2fe7f9f673b3964a23 commit] ||
    5258||2012-02-11 || || ||obfs2 ||First release of "Tor Obfsproxy Browser Bundle", containing 2 obfs2 bridges. Version number unknown; no bundle containing 2 bridges exists at https://archive.torproject.org/tor-package-archive/obfsproxy/. ||[https://blog.torproject.org/obfsproxy-next-step-censorship-arms-race blog post] ||
     
    204210||2016-10-08 ||2016-10-09 ||tr || ||Turkey blocks storage services including Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, and GitHub. Most (all?) of the blocks were rescinded the next day. ||[https://turkeyblocks.org/2016/10/08/google-drive-dropbox-blocked-in-turkey/ blocking article] [https://twitter.com/TurkeyBlocks/status/785054084856512512 unblocking tweet] [https://www.turkishminute.com/2016/10/09/turkey-lifts-block-dropbox-google-drive-onedrive-remains-blocked/ unblocking article] ||
    205211||2016-10-19 ||2016-11-10 || ||meek ||Large decrease in meek users, perhaps caused by problems in Orbot 15.0.2 BETA 1 that were fixed in Orbot 15.2.0 RC8. ||[https://bugs.torproject.org/20495 ticket] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2016-October/000764.html initial email] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2016-November/000778.html followup email] [https://groups.google.com/d/msg/traffic-obf/CSJLt3t-_OI/FnAqWqquAwAJ Orbot mail] ||
    206 ||2016-10-25 || ||eg ||<OR> relay ||Egypt blocks Tor directory authorities and public relays by TCP RST. Bridges work. ||[https://ooni.torproject.org/post/egypt-network-interference/#attempts-to-block-tor OONI report] ||
     212||2016-10-25 ||ongoing ||eg ||<OR> relay ||Egypt blocks Tor directory authorities and public relays by TCP RST. Bridges work. ||[https://ooni.torproject.org/post/egypt-network-interference/#attempts-to-block-tor OONI report] ||
    207213||2016-10-28 || || ||meek ||Decreased the rate limit on the meek-amazon bridge to 1.0 MB/s, from 3.0 MB/s. || ||
    208214||2016-10-30 || || ||meek ||Increased the rate limit on the meek-amazon bridge to 3.0 MB/s, from 1.0 MB/s. || ||
    209 ||2016-11-03 || ||tr || ||Turkey blocks Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp ||[https://turkeyblocks.org/2016/11/04/social-media-shutdown-turkey/ article] ||
    210 ||2016-11-04 || ||tr || ||Turkey orders a block on VPN services and Tor ||[http://turk-internet.com/portal/yazigoster.php?yaziid=54465 Turkish article] [https://motherboard.vice.com/read/turkey-doubles-down-on-censorship-with-block-on-vpns-tor English article] [https://bugs.torproject.org/21014 ticket] ||
     215||2016-11-03 ||ongoing ||tr || ||Turkey blocks Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp. ||[https://turkeyblocks.org/2016/11/04/social-media-shutdown-turkey/ article] ||
     216||2016-11-04 || ||tr || ||Turkey orders a block on VPN services and Tor. ||[http://turk-internet.com/portal/yazigoster.php?yaziid=54465 Turkish article] [https://motherboard.vice.com/read/turkey-doubles-down-on-censorship-with-block-on-vpns-tor English article] [https://bugs.torproject.org/21014 ticket] ||
    211217||2016-11-07 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "November 3 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 363C038D0BE61D6E0A63C43DE8EA70771ED7BEA5`, `geoip6-db-digest 6110A2B794AFF0180FD096A4759434CABD289C40`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=ea597832e25e776a45375d18a973e079ca32d424 commit] ||
    212218||2016-11-15 || || ||meek ||Tor Browser 6.0.6 is released, unbreaking meek on macOS 10.12 (Sierra). (See 2016-09-20 breaking event.) ||[https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-606-released blog post] [https://bugs.torproject.org/20250#comment:29 ticket] ||
     
    218224||2016-12-09 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "December 7 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 1317BB3525E85E01FB34A89E04CE549AC23D07BD`, `geoip6-db-digest 865048C69BEC02B37268BFBAD66D9729B21CFCF5`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=9db47e792160766de49b76bff71afdc4f743df88 commit] ||
    219225||2016-12-12 || ||tr ||<OR> ||Turkey blocks direct Tor connections. The order to block had come on 2016-11-04. ||[https://bugs.torproject.org/21014 ticket] [https://twitter.com/josswright/status/809379534420185089 tweet] [https://turkeyblocks.org/2016/12/18/tor-blocked-in-turkey-vpn-ban/ article] ||
    220 ||2016-12-15 || ||cd || ||The Democratic Republic of the Congo orders a block of social media services. ||[http://wlrn.org/post/congo-block-social-media-sites-ahead-protests-against-president article] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2016-10-01&end=2016-12-20&country=cd relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2016-10-01&end=2016-12-20&country=cd bridge graph] ||
     226||2016-12-15 ||ongoing ||cd || ||The Democratic Republic of the Congo orders a block of social media services. ||[http://wlrn.org/post/congo-block-social-media-sites-ahead-protests-against-president article] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2016-10-01&end=2016-12-20&country=cd relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2016-10-01&end=2016-12-20&country=cd bridge graph] ||
    221227||2017-01-04 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "January 4 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 672C29A4FA9BF81DE97CFE128741445E2BDE8097`, `geoip6-db-digest 81F380639A8E1000539204949A363FD3BFAFBA74`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=3833f67dd2dc35dbcfe1d5659c885f0b5f54125b commit] ||
    222228||2017-01-09 || || ||meek ||Decreased the rate limit on the meek-azure bridge to 2.0 MB/s, from 3.0 MB/s. || ||
    223229||2017-01-22 || || ||meek ||1.0-beta release of GAEuploader, a tool that automates the setting up of meek. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2017-January/011812.html mailing list post] ||
    224230||2017-01-24 || || ||snowflake ||Tor Browser 7.0a1 released, including Snowflake for GNU/Linux only. ||[https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-70a1-released blog post] ||
    225 ||~2017-02-10 || || ||<OR> exit ||Measurement error from bandwidth authority causes decrease in measured bandwidth in Europe. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-February/000963.html mailing list post] ||
     231||~2017-02-10 ||ongoing || ||<OR> exit ||Measurement error from bandwidth authority causes decrease in measured bandwidth in Europe. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-February/000963.html mailing list post] ||
    226232||2017-02-12 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "February 8 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest C0C6099CE335916862978F77756C0B42521A74B2`, `geoip6-db-digest A54B14B9D47584E010F763D3EAE23C4726F4A8D5`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=f6016058b42aa1c4528fd8c7c2da3d13eddd63dc commit] ||
    227233||2017-03-03 17:32:00 || || ||meek ||Stopped the meek-azure CDN endpoint az668014.vo.msecnd.net. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-March/000981.html mailing list post] ||
     
    232238||2017-03-22 || || ||meek ||Orbot 15.4.0 beta-2 multi is released, containing the new meek-azure CDN configuration. ||[https://lists.mayfirst.org/pipermail/guardian-dev/2017-March/005220.html mailing list post] [https://github.com/n8fr8/orbot/commit/6496cb11d61e0e42c48569c9eae303e0cd625e85 commit] ||
    233239||2017-04-06 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "April 4 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 0F3D4A456E5078CC9E49398ADCB04C40EA49B793`, `geoip6-db-digest 04F41F05FA167EF6EEE3FE953404AB0BCCD33008`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=9d7933296c187061ce121012cdd7964321e06db2 commit] ||
    234 ||2017-04-14 || || ||<OR> ||Directory authority maatuska's bwscanner stops operating, leading to a drop in traffic on some relays. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-consensus-health/2017-April/007845.html tor-consensus-health post] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2017-April/012215.html tor-dev thread] ||
     240||2017-04-14 ||2017-08-20 || ||<OR> ||Directory authority maatuska's bwscanner stops operating, leading to a drop in traffic on some relays. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-consensus-health/2017-April/007845.html tor-consensus-health post about start] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-consensus-health/2017-August/008106.html tor-consensus-health post about end] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2017-April/012215.html tor-dev thread] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-consensus-health/2017-May/007908.html analysis] ||
    235241||2017-04-30 || || ||meek ||The meek-amazon bridge upgrades to meek-server 0.27. || ||
    236242||2017-05-06 16:20:00 || || ||snowflake ||Set `AssumeReachable 1` on the Snowflake bridge [https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/2B280B23E1107BB62ABFC40DDCC8824814F80A72 2B280B23E1107BB62ABFC40DDCC8824814F80A72] in an attempt to make it start publishing statistics. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-dev/2017-May/012243.html mailing list post] ||
     
    253259||2017-07-29 07:19:00 ||2017-08-17 03:32:00 || ||meek ||Outage of meek-amazon bridge, caused by an expired certificate. ||[https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/F4AD82B2032EDEF6C02C5A529C42CFAFE516564D Atlas] [https://crt.sh/?id=130970041 expired certificate] [https://crt.sh/?id=192217077 new certificate] ||
    254260||2017-08-03 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "August 3 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 75AABD32582AC554AF252DDC7BBBABE7C6F28B28`, `geoip6-db-digest A52EFFEF8CF6F3CAA8EBD34961361544E959FAE1`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=1280de42a41ccf7ae398cc86529c880455e9c5d1 commit] ||
     261||2017-08-07 ||ongoing ||cd || ||The Democratic Republic of the Congo orders a block of social media services. ||[https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2017/08/drc-block-on-social-media-images-an-appalling-attack-on-freedom-of-expression/ article] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-06-01&end=2017-10-01&country=cd relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-06-01&end=2017-10-01&country=cd bridge graph] ||
    255262||2017-08-08 || || ||snowflake ||Tor Browser 7.5a4 released, including Snowflake for macOS. ||[https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-75a4-released blog post] ||
    256263||2017-08-10 ||2017-08-11 || || ||Outage of the op-hk OnionPerf instance. Reported timeouts on the tor network increased, download speed improved. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf-failures.html?start=2017-07-11&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf-failures graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=op-hk&server=public&filesize=50kb op-hk graph] ||
     
    260267||2017-09-07 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "September 6 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 0CE9EA8882EDED265451C36B49AE7BBB06A11C16`, `geoip6-db-digest C4573496EBD1CC335843067107DA49E482568FF6`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=09618ffe38bc6cd91755c6c1aedb86dc099dfdf8 commit] ||
    261268||2017-09-14 20:00:00 ||2017-09-16 22:12:00 || ||bridge ||Outage of the bridge authority [https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/1D8F3A91C37C5D1C4C19B1AD1D0CFBE8BF72D8E1 Bifroest]. || ||
    262 ||2017-09-15 || || || ||Outage of the op-hk OnionPerf instance. Reported timeouts on the tor network increased, download speed improved. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-October/000476.html mailing list post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf-failures.html?start=2017-07-11&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf-failures graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=op-hk&server=public&filesize=50kb op-hk graph] ||
     269||2017-09-15 ||2017-10-12 || || ||Outage of the op-hk OnionPerf instance. Reported timeouts on the tor network increased, download speed improved. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-October/000476.html mailing list post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf-failures.html?start=2017-07-11&end=2017-10-09&source=all&server=public&filesize=50kb torperf-failures graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-10-09&source=op-hk&server=public&filesize=50kb op-hk graph] ||
    263270||2017-09-20 || ||pr || ||Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-08-01&end=2017-11-09&country=pr&events=off graph] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Maria#Puerto_Rico_3 wikipedia] ||
    264271||2017-10-05 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "October 4 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 3A59213E5CFEE380F544B72DC1105366C6BD1CDE`, `geoip6-db-digest 1B8C975E5C62CF0FB5B4E598AE27B7189952BB09`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=b9d9b16b7685c79e6440e5f8a1d4bd01a8cefb2c commit] ||
     
    269276||2017-11-01 18:10:00 || || ||meek ||Turned off the old meek-amazon CDN endpoint d2zfqthxsdq309.cloudfront.net. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-November/001555.html mailing list post] ||
    270277||2017-11-10 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "November 6 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest E3C910F3B2A6C916C7BE33A943091EF57048B72C`, `geoip6-db-digest E8BD5B2E6554C27F718F1222667C09680D75F799`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=6f8c32b7deb9f0cec6d1553aba71969c9fb6064f commit] ||
     278||2017-11-11 ||2017-11-12 || || ||Outage of the op-hk OnionPerf instance. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-10-01&end=2017-12-01&source=op-hk&server=public&filesize=50kb op-hk graph] ||
    271279||2017-11-15 01:41:36 ||2017-11-15 05:44:28 || ||meek ||Outage of meek-amazon bridge. ||[https://bugs.torproject.org/24284 ticket] ||
    272280||2017-11-25 ||2017-11-27 ||pk || ||Social media block in Pakistan. ||[https://dailytimes.com.pk/147132/social-media-goes-down-in-pakistan/ article] [https://digitalrightsfoundation.pk/press-release-drf-and-netblocks-find-blanket-and-nation-wide-ban-on-social-media-in-pakistan-and-demand-it-to-be-lifted-immediately/ NetBlocks data] [https://ooni.torproject.org/post/how-pakistan-blocked-social-media/ OONI/Bytes For All report] ||
    273 ||2017-12-04 || || || ||DDoS attack uses a bug in the KIST scheduler to crash relays by running them out of memory. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-relays/2017-December/013669.html tor-relays thread] [https://metrics.torproject.org/relayflags.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-31&flag=Running&flag=Exit&flag=Fast&flag=Guard&flag=Stable&flag=HSDir relay graph] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-December/001604.html summary post] [https://bugs.torproject.org/24665 ticket] ||
     281||2017-12-04 ||ongoing || || ||DDoS attack uses a bug in the KIST scheduler to crash relays by running them out of memory. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-relays/2017-December/013669.html tor-relays thread] [https://metrics.torproject.org/relayflags.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-31&flag=Running&flag=Exit&flag=Fast&flag=Guard&flag=Stable&flag=HSDir relay graph] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/2017-December/001604.html summary post] [https://bugs.torproject.org/24665 ticket] ||
    274282||2017-12-05 09:44:00 ||2017-12-15 15:17:00 ||zw || ||Internet outage in Zimbabwe. ||[https://www.techzim.co.zw/2017/12/zimbabwe-internet-outage-here-what-happened/ article] ||
    275283||2017-12-20 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "December 6 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest 1D486694A710145631B295CC39ECC5682F75858C`, `geoip6-db-digest F33231CAC761A71F7C19273DB1E11CEE01E2D982`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=428f8a375b8846edd1a056ce66f00fe08117a4ba commit] ||
    276284||2017-12-21 || || || ||Release of tor 0.3.2.8-rc, intended to fix the bug that was enabling an ongoing DDoS on relays. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2017-December/043844.html announcement] [https://bugs.torproject.org/24665 ticket] ||
    277 ||2017-12-28 || ||ir || ||Protests in Iran, blocking of various services including Tor. ||[https://ooni.torproject.org/post/2018-iran-protests/ OONI report] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-20&country=ir relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-20&country=ir bridge graph] [https://twitter.com/nusenu_/status/948914485045145601 tweet] ||
     285||2017-12-28 ||ongoing ||ir || ||Protests in Iran, blocking of various services including Tor. ||[https://ooni.torproject.org/post/2018-iran-protests/ OONI report] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-20&country=ir relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-20&country=ir bridge graph] [https://twitter.com/nusenu_/status/948914485045145601 tweet] ||
     286||2018-01-05 ||ongoing || || ||Outage of the op-hk OnionPerf instance. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/torperf.html?start=2017-12-01&end=2017-02-01&source=op-hk&server=public&filesize=50kb op-hk graph] ||
    278287||2018-01-08 || || ||ipv4 ipv6 ||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "January 5 2018 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (`geoip-db-digest ACE2AF82816B9D3F58FC9C79A41B4506D6DAD713`, `geoip6-db-digest 387B3F555F1E054F0F9971C726F49848C5B5CF8B`). ||[https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/commit/?id=8efbeb09826030302481619dab83e83f35fdc26e commit] ||
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    291300||2016-11-20 ||2016-12-22 ||sa ||bridge ||Decrease in direct users and increase in bridge users in Saudi Arabia. The increase in bridge users lasts only about one month while the number of direct users remains down. ||[https://bugs.torproject.org/20785 ticket] ||
    292301||2016-12-21 ||2016-12-28 || ||<OR> relay ||Drop in relay users. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2016-December/000260.html metrics-team thread] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-January/000264.html thread continues] ||
    293 ||2017-01-15 || ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Huge increase in relay users (200k+). ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-03-10&country=ae&events=off graph] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-January/000284.html metrics-team thread] [https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/5pbukk/united_arab_emirates_went_from_10k_tor_users_to/ reddit thread] ||
     302||2017-01-15 ||2017-03-01 ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Huge increase in relay users (400k+). ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-06-01&country=ae&events=off graph] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-January/000284.html metrics-team thread] [https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/5pbukk/united_arab_emirates_went_from_10k_tor_users_to/ reddit thread] ||
    294303||2017-02-06 ||~2017-08-01 ||ae ||obfs3 ||Increase in obfs3 users from the UAE, from 5K to 100K. Other transports not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-transport.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-08-01&transport=obfs3&transport=obfs4&transport=meek&transport=%3COR%3E transport graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-08-01&country=ae UAE bridge graph] [https://bugs.torproject.org/21345 ticket] ||
    295304||2017-02-09 ||2017-03-21 ||jo ||obfs3 ||Abrupt increase and decrease in obfs3 users in Jordan. Relay users and other transports seemingly not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-combined.html?start=2016-11-01&end=2017-07-27&country=jo graph] ||
    296305||2017-02-09 ||~2017-08-01 ||in ||obfs3 ||Gradual but large increase of obfs3 users in India, followed by slow decay. Relay users and other transports seemingly not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-combined.html?start=2016-11-01&end=2017-07-27&country=in graph] ||
     306||2017-03-01 ||2017-07-01 ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Another increase in relay users, with a slower rate of growth than the previous one. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-09-01&country=ae&events=off graph] ||
    297307||2017-04-05 ||2017-04-13 ||il ||<OR> relay ||Sudden increase of direct users in Israel. Bridge users not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-02-22&end=2017-05-23&country=il&events=off relay graph] ||
    298308||2017-04-17 ||2017-04-23 ||il ||<OR> relay ||Another sudden increase of direct users in Israel. Bridge users not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-02-22&end=2017-05-23&country=il&events=off relay graph] ||
    299 ||2017-04-23 || ||tw ||<OR> relay ||Direct users fluctuate widely in Taiwan after a 3× sudden increase. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2017-May/043206.html tor-talk post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-02-22&end=2017-05-24&country=tw&events=on graph] ||
     309||2017-04-23 || ||tw ||<OR> relay ||Relay users triple and begin to fluctuate in Taiwan. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2017-May/043206.html tor-talk post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-02-22&end=2017-05-24&country=tw&events=on graph] ||
    300310||2017-05-09 ||2017-05-12 ||mo ||<OR> relay ||Sudden temporary peak of 3k direct users in Macau. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2017-May/043206.html tor-talk post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-02-22&end=2017-05-12&country=mo&events=on graph] ||
    301311||2017-05-10 || ||eg ||<OR> relay ||Drop in direct users from Egypt. ||[https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2017-May/043206.html tor-talk post] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-03-15&end=2017-06-13&country=eg&events=on graph] ||
     
    303313||2017-06-13 || ||ch ||obfs4 ||Increase in obfs4 users in Switzerland, from 200 to 400. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-08-14&country=ch bridge graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-combined.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-08-14&country=ch transport graph] ||
    304314||2017-06-14 ||2017-07-06 ||ml || ||Sudden increase of direct and bridge users in Mali. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-03-01&end=2017-09-01&country=ml&events=off relay graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-country.html?start=2017-03-01&end=2017-09-01&country=ml&events=off bridge graph] ||
     315||2017-07-01 || ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Sudden drop in relay users. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-01-01&end=2017-09-01&country=ae&events=off graph] ||
     316||2017-07-01 ||2017-08-30 ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Slow increase in relay users. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-06-01&end=2017-11-01&country=ae&events=off graph] ||
    305317||2017-07-15 ||2017-07-22 ||sc ||<OR> relay ||Increase of relay users in the Seychelles, from 400 to 6000. Bridge users not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-05-16&end=2017-08-14&country=sc&events=off relay graph] ||
    306318||2017-07-31 ||2017-08-17 ||at ||<OR> relay ||Fluctuations of relay users in Austria. Bridge users not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-05-16&end=2017-09-15&country=at&events=off relay graph] ||
     
    314326||2017-08-23 || ||kr ||<OR> relay ||Increase of users in South Korea, relay only. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-06-01&end=2017-12-01&country=kr graph] ||
    315327||2017-08-27 ||2017-08-29 ||eg tr ||<OR> relay ||Short-lived, simultaneous spike in direct users in Egypt and Turkey. Bridge users not affected. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-09-15&country=eg&events=off eg graph] [https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-07-01&end=2017-09-15&country=tr&events=off tr graph] ||
     328||2017-09-01 || ||ae ||<OR> relay ||Relay users remain volatile but flatten their rate of growth. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-06-01&end=2018-02-01&country=ae&events=off graph] ||
    316329||2017-09-02 ||2017-09-21 || ||obfs4 ||About a 35% increase in obfs4 users before returning to normal. Happened in many countries. Other transports do not have it. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-transport.html?start=2017-07-15&end=2017-11-09&transport=obfs3&transport=obfs4&transport=meek&transport=%3COR%3E graph] ||
    317330||2017-09-26 ||2017-10-22 ||de ||<OR> relay ||Steady increase of relay users in Germany, from 180k to around 500k. It could increase further starting 2017-12-10. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-08-15&end=2017-12-01&country=de&events=off de graph] [https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/7b53kq/direct_users_from_germany_go_from_200k_to_500k_in/ reddit thread] ||
    318331||2017-10-07 ||2017-12-20 ||ro ||<OR> relay ||Surge of relay users in Romania, from 10k to around 90k, which later subsided. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-08-09&end=2018-01-15&country=ro&events=off graph] [https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/metrics-team/2017-October/000502.html metrics-team thread] ||
    319332||2017-10-30 ||2017-11-06 ||zm ||<OR> relay ||Short-lived tripling of relay users in Zambia. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-08-01&end=2017-12-15&country=zm&events=off graph] ||
    320 ||2017-12-10 || ||de ||<OR> relay ||Further increase of relay users in Germany, from 500k to over 1M. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-15&country=de&events=off graph] [https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/7ldrox/tor_usage_in_germany_what_happend/ reddit thread] ||
     333||2017-12-10 ||ongoing ||de ||<OR> relay ||Further increase of relay users in Germany, from 500k to over 1M. ||[https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-country.html?start=2017-11-01&end=2018-01-15&country=de&events=off graph] [https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/7ldrox/tor_usage_in_germany_what_happend/ reddit thread] ||