wiki:org/meetings/2017Amsterdam/Notes/GrowingTorNetwork

Growing the Tor Network

Initial Ideas:

  • Good relationships with ISPs
  • (Anti-)abuse working group at RIPE
  • Partnerships with ISPs
  • Transit / Hosting for exits
  • Non-Technical users: easy to run a relay at home (not an exit)
  • Bridge authority is distributed
  • Funding pipeline through torservers.net to relay non-profits
  • More relay-running non-profits
  • (and making the country not a terrible place)
  • A network that can scale to handle the Internet of Things
  • Getting every sysadmin to run a relay
  • A directory design that scales to 1 million relays
  • Taking load off directory authorities
  • Turn home routers into obfs bridges
  • Adopt a node
  • Relays should not need IPv4 addresses
  • Upgrading 1 million relays
  • More organisations helping relay operators with legal stuff
  • Governments running relays (museums, libraries, offices)
  • Support 1 billion Chrome users (for small things)
  • or 1 billion Facebook users (for onion services)
  • Sustainable bad relay management
  • Super-restrictibve Exit policies to lower abuse complains barrier
  • (Exits that specialise - Exit enclaves)
  • Make it easier to run exit relays
  • Move more huge sites to onion sites so they don't load the exits
  • measure which sites are the huge sites
  • Eliminate relays below 1 megabyte per second
  • Make it nicer to be outside US/CA/EU
  • Train cops to not investigate exit operators
  • Make IPv6 work automatically on clients / relays / exits
  • dual-stack and IPv6-only
  • on-demand infrastructure
  • if a company is blocked in a country, they can implement a quick workaround and donate capacity
  • a manual on how to unblock website A in country B
  • encouraging cloud providers to run relays
  • spread out relays around the world / operating systems
  • more packages that make things easy on every operating system
  • including macOS & Windows
  • an Internet map so that I know what "diversity" means
  • (and how to make it more diverse in terms of Internet locations)
  • relays on satellites
  • Alexa, Amazon Echo etc. through Tor
  • work out how, or make it so that running a relay makes you safer
  • smart cars communicating over tor
  • integration of (crypto)currency with relay operation
  • get Google/Facebook to run relays on their balloons
  • balloon guards
  • Amazon drone relays
  • How to make a mesh network tor network safe
  • Make city free wifi safer
  • Make tor relays on free wifi
  • Make relays run in countries with fast (optic) internet
  • Open Wifi over Tor
  • Safe internet access is a public service / human right
  • ACLU / EFF / EFA run an Exit Node
  • make relays work on Windows
  • Communities of people who maintain relay(s)
  • Encourage localised meet-ups
  • mentoring, half-page of instructions how to make it happen
  • Tor as a screensaver
  • Make low-bandwidth relays work better
  • Bandwidth limit schedules
  • And fix the bandwidth authorities to respect them
  • Tor Box / Ooni Probe / VPN
  • Magic transparent onion box that actually works
  • Big corporations brag about helping Tor
  • Attract staff, etc.
  • Get Tier 1 / Tier 2 network providers to run a tor exit
  • Use the wasted bandwidth for free
  • Exit policies per-country / per-AS
  • Universities running relays
  • IT departments, researchers, etc.
  • Libraries, public administrators
  • UN running relays
  • Governments decide anonymous reporting is valuable and run relays
  • People run Tor relays with a lot of different users in mind
  • Governments, Law Enforcement, Military recommend their employees use Tor at home and at work
  • Normalise government network traffic being safely carried over Tor
  • Understanding scaling bottlenecks
  • Interplanetary Tor network
  • Everyone should have an onion box with a hidden service
  • Tiered quality of service layers (IM/ssh, browsing, file transfers)
  • Better congestion control and DoS resistance
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