[tor-project] Anti-censorship team meeting notes, 2022-12-15

Hey everyone!
Here is our meeting log: http://meetbot.debian.net/tor-meeting/2022/tor-meeting.2022-12-15-15.59.log.html

And our meeting pad:
Anti-censorship team meeting pad


Next meeting: Thursday, Dec 15 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 the Tor Project and Tor community.

== Links to Useful documents ==

== Announcements ==

  • No meetings December 29 neither January 5. We’ll be AFK Dec 22 - Jan 7

== Discussion ==

  • Is snowflake blocked in russia?

  • it doesn’t seem to have much usage there and the vantage point seems to indicate it doesn’t work

  • we’ll change circumvention settings to recommend first obfs4 bridges

== Actions ==

  • we should investigate if snowflake is blocked in russia (circumvention settings is recommending snowflake in russia, I wonder if we should change that)

== Interesting links ==

== Reading group ==

  • We will discuss “” 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 2022-11-24

  • Last week:

    • wrote a fix to make go fmt CI more verbose (snowflake!122)
  • This week:

    • continue work on conjure client
    • more work on reputation-based bridge dist
    • fixup snowflake!108
  • Needs help with:

dcf: 2022-12-14

meskio: 2022-12-15
Last week:

  • figure out why onionsproutsbot freezees in our server (onionsproutsbot#47)
  • add support for multiple shim-tokens for moat (rdsys#118)
  • remove unused DKIM header verification from BridgeDB (bridgedb!51)
  • catching up with outreachy duties
    Next week:
  • add localization support to rdsys (rdsys#11)
  • make onionsproutsbot work in systemd (onionsproutsbot#47)
  • poke outdated bridge operators (obfs4#40008)

Shelikhoo: 2022-12-08
Last Week:

Itchy Onion: 2022-12-15
Last week:

    • worked on RACE performance issue
  • [Merge Request Done] “Abbreviate ice list in bridge lines”

  • reviewed some MRs

This week:

    • Work on the RACE performance issue
    • [Merge Request Done] Fix duplicate snowflake server flag
    • Work on adding Outbound address option to snwoflake server

hackerncoder: 2022-12-15
last week/earlier this week:

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