[tor-project] Anti-censorship team meeting notes, 2022-07-07

Hey everyone!

Here are our meeting logs:
#tor-meeting: tor anti-censorship meeting <http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-03-31-15.59.html&gt;

And our meeting pad:

Anti-censorship work meeting pad



Next meeting: Thursday July 14 16:00 UTC

Weekly meetings, every Thursday at 16:00 UTC, in #tor-meeting at OFTC
(channel is logged while meetings are in progress)

== Goal of this meeting ==

Weekly check-in about the status of anti-censorship work at Tor.
Coordinate collaboration between people/teams on anti-censorship at Tor.

== Links to Useful documents ==

 \* Our anti\-censorship roadmap:
     \* Roadmap: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/anti-censorship/-/boards
 \* The anti\-censorship team&#39;s wiki page:
     \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/anti-censorship/team/-/wikis/home
 \* Past meeting notes can be found at:
     \* https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-project/
 \* Tickets that need reviews:  from sponsors we are working on:
     \* All needs review tickets:
         \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/anti-censorship/-/merge_requests?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&assignee_id=None
     \* Sponsor 28
         \* must\-do tickets: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/10
         \* possible tickets: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/issues?scope=all&utf8=%E2%9C%93&state=opened&label_name%5b%5d=Sponsor%2028&milestone_title=None
     \* Sponsor 96
         \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/milestones/24

== Announcements ==

== Discussion ==

     \* What is the status of adjusting snowflake \(pion\) DTLS signature to avoid blocking in Russia? \(Based on offset of supported\_groups extension\.\)
             \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/anti-censorship/censorship-analysis/-/issues/40030#note_2804998
             \* https://github.com/pion/dtls/pull/474
             \* https://ntc.party/t/webrtc/2174/21
             \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/community/support/-/issues/40050 \(generally\)
             \* shell will do some research on what makes sense as infra for testing snowflake connections
                     \* do we want a second broker for testing?
                     \* or multi\-pool support?
     \* shell will produce a TB tgz with a modified snowflake to test

 \* BridgeDB provides offline bridges(example,https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/A0B6EBF970BBA8411AB032A36C026B387A4BF7CF)
     \* meskio will investigate it together with https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/anti-censorship/team/-/issues/80

 \* wolpertinger retirement
     \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/anti-censorship/wolpertinger
     \* https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/anti-censorship/team/-/issues/85#note_2819202

== Actions ==

== Interesting links ==

== Reading group ==

 \* We will discuss &quot;&quot; on
     \* Questions to ask and goals to have:
         \* What aspects of the paper are questionable?
         \* Are there immediate actions we can take based on this work?
         \* Are there long\-term actions we can take based on this work?
         \* Is there future work that we want to call out in hopes that others will pick it up?

== Updates ==

This week:
- What you worked on this week.
Next week:
- What you are planning to work on next week.
Help with:
- Something you need help with.

cecylia (cohosh): last updated 2022-06-30
Last week:
- got tor to bootstrap fully with the deployed conjure station and bridge
- met with CU Boulder team to discuss conjure rollout plan
This week:
- follow up with CU Boulder team about a wireguard connection between the station and bridge
- a few quality of life conjure issues
- Issues · The Tor Project / Anti-censorship / Pluggable Transports / conjure · GitLab
- draft an announcement of conjure for forum and development community mailing lists
Needs help with:

dcf: 2022-07-07
Last week:
- commented on STATUS VERSION proposal and proposed some text Add STATUS VERSION message for PT protcol (!63) · Merge requests · The Tor Project / Core / Tor Specifications · GitLab
- commented on Snowflake user estimates vis-à-vis Tor Metrics userstats-bridge-country graph is undercounting users (#40047) · Issues · The Tor Project / Network Health / Metrics / Website · GitLab Snowflake spikes in June 2022 (#40057) · Issues · The Tor Project / Network Health / Metrics / Website · GitLab
Next week:
Help with:

meskio: 2022-07-07
Last week:
- test rdsys-gettor (rdsys#105)
- migrate moat-shim into anti-censorship gitlab
- add token to moat-shim (moat-shim!1)
- snowflake webext reviews (snowflake-webext !31 !34 !35)
- evaluate if wolpertinger can be retired (team#85)
- reorganize Q3 issues
Next week:
- test of rdsys-gettor
- open the conversation about bridge URIs and QR codes

Shelikhoo: 2022-07-07
Last Week:
- [Merge Request Awaiting] Add SOCKS5 forward proxy support to snowflake (snowflake!64)
- [Discussion & Deployment] Migrating Controlling git repo to Tor Gitlab Instance (shelikhoo/LogCollectorAncillary#5)
Next Week:
- [Coding & Deployment] Proposal: Centralized Probe Result Collector (anti-censorship/team#54)
- [Research & Coding] WebSocket + CDN Based Probe Control Connection Forwarder
- [Investigate] China "Anti-Fraud" Webpage Redirection Censorship (censorship-analysis#40026): update the research based on updated ooni
- [Discussion & Deployment] Migrating Controlling git repo to Tor Gitlab Instance (shelikhoo/LogCollectorAncillary#5)

Itchy Onion: 2022-07-07
Last week:
- ongoing debugging s28 issues 81
- taking over part of testing snowflake
This week:
- ongoing debugging s28 issues 81, fixing a leaking file descriptor issue
- taking over part of testing snowflake