[ot] can I have an account on your host? (so that I can edit
girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 21:08:40 PST 2006
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 80:en.wikipedia.org:80 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
> 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!):
> 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
I think you need tor
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