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Date:      Fri, 22 Dec 2006 10:13:09 +0530
From:      Girish Venkatachalam <>
Subject:   Re: [ot] can I have an account on your host? (so that I can edit wikipedia)
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On Fri, Dec 22, 2006 at 11:59:59AM +0800, ????????? wrote:
> Hello. I am from China and I'd like to contribute to wikipedia, but this
> is not easy / possible because we cannot access wikipedia from inland
> (the great firewall) and my usual method accesssing wikipedia (through
> ssh -L my_server_in_german) can allow me to visit
> wikipedia but do not allow me to edit it ("open proxy, your host IP
> address is detected to be belonging to a hosting company").
> Can I have an account on your host (or maybe not an account, any means
> let me access wikipedia from a host that is not in datacenter) so that I
> can go on editing wikipedia?
>      I. this account don't need to have any privilege but only able to
>         do TCP port-forward, or if you can set up stunel for me you
>         don't need to create an account (the connection between your
>         host and mine must be SSLed because our firewall is context
>         based;
>     II. your host better be online most of time, even in the night;
>    III. I'll give you my public key so that you don't need to open
>         password authentication of sshd;
>     IV. even if IP address is not fixed, if there are dynamic domain
>         name set up, I can also use that;
>      V. If there are better ideas how I can edit wikipedia, please let
>         me know;
> My public-key (long line!):
> ssh-dss AAAAB3NzaC1kc3MAAAEBALM/Ts0BK9LsVgTTnDSdPyKAYpTcdJAq2rdRmaZ+0kfgi=
0dZwowNe57ufoxg8/UtbDytR7K2/urQEwYBdw/dUEJWg2RlRoHg=3D root@exupery.realss.=
> P.S. I use my root to connect because normal user cannot open port 80,
> hope this is not a problem. (having a port number like 8080 is not so
> convenient for sometimes I need to access it behind restrictive LAN
> firewall)

I think you need tor

Best of luck!


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