Rack middleware for detecting Tor exits.
Rack::DetectTor determines whether a user is connecting via a Tor exit
relay. It adds an environment variable
tor_exit_user to the
request.env object with a value of
Add the gem to your Gemfile:
and add it to your middleware stack. In
require 'rack-detect-tor' use ::, 'external_ip' => [ip], 'external_port' => [port], 'update_frequency' => 3600
It is recommended to provide
update_frequency is how often Rack::DetectTor will update its
list of Tor exits. It defaults to one hour (3600 seconds).
You are not required to provide these. However:
It's important to provide the
corresponding with the external IP and port of your web server. Many Tor
relays are configured not to allow connections on port 80/443/etc. If you
don't provide or are unable to provide the external IP of your web server,
the value added to
request.env['tor_exit_user'] will tell you only that
the IP corresponds with A Tor exit, not necessarily one that is
configured to relay connections to your website.
MIT license. See LICENSE.
Warren Guy [email protected]