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Re: Debian wiki page - Forbidden access through TOR

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 5:53 PM Pavlos Ponos wrote:

> (Sorry if the following is irrelevant to this list, feel free to forward it to the appropriate one or completely disregard)

This is the correct mailing list.

> Today I was trying to access debian wiki (https://wiki.debian.org/) but I received the following message when trying with TOR.
> Forbidden
> You are not allowed to access this!
> Some days ago I'm pretty sure I was able, today not. Is there any reason behind this?

In general we allow all Tor exit nodes to access the wiki regardless
of how spammy they are.

It is hard to tell how you got this error without knowing your exit
node at the time.

If you are still getting the problem, you can share your exit node
with the wiki admins via wiki@debian.org and we will investigate,
there may be a bug in how we enable Tor exit nodes to bypass the

In the meantime, you can switch to a new exit node easily in Tor
Browser. Just restart it, start a new identity or start a new circuit.



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