Rack::DetectTor: Rack middleware for detecting Tor exits


Warren GuyWarren Guy
20 June 2015

I've just released Rack::DetectTor, Rack middleware for detecting Tor users. It adds an environment varliable tor_exit_user with a value of true or false to the Rack request object. I've previously blogged about detecting Tor users in nginx using iptables, however Rack::DetectTor is a much neater and more self contained solution for Ruby/Rack based web apps (built on Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Padrino, etc).

More info on the Github project page: https://github.com/warrenguy/rack-detect-tor

P.S. if you intend to block Tor users, please read this first.

TAGS: SysAdmin, Tor, Projects, Ruby, Rack

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