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I use facebook daily. Today, every TOR exit server I try is blocked, regardless of the country. In the years I've used TOR this way, I've never seen any TOR exit server blocked. Facebook says: Access Restricted (Bad IP) - and has a form to complain if you think it's a mistake.

Any suggestions? I use wi-fi hotspots, and I want my connections enctrypted so they don't get hijacked. The free proxy servers aren't safe, and they don't plug holes like TOR does (other things making connections besides 80/443 browser requests). The webproxies aren't safe, because you go through their url, so they could steal your passwords.

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What exactly is your question? Its very unlikely Facebook is blocking TOR connections. Using a VPN is always a solution. –  Ramhound Jun 17 '13 at 17:49
    
So, @Ramhound, you are telling me I'm imagining things. So download the Firefox TOR browser bundle and try it yourself. I tried 30+ exit servers in several different countries. The question? I'm looking for a work around. –  Mike Smith Jun 17 '13 at 18:32
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In that case I would personally say that it is a web site question and off topic anyway. –  EBGreen Jun 17 '13 at 18:45
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@MikeSmith The question you want to be asking is probably this one: How can I protect myself while using public wifi hotspots?. I hope this helps. –  Jeremy Banks Jun 17 '13 at 23:57
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Related statement from Tor: "Tor and Facebook are working together to find a resolution." –  Jeremy Banks Jun 18 '13 at 16:42

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SSH tunneling. I have a Linode VPS that I use for your exact purposes.

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I Googled that. $20 per month for 1 TB of data transfer. Ouch. I don't want to pay $20 / month to use free wi-fi servers. –  Mike Smith Jun 17 '13 at 18:35
    
@MikeSmith Just because it costs money doesn't mean it's not a viable solution. –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 17 '13 at 18:53
    
Thanks. If I had an extra $20 a month I wouldn't see to use free wi-fi servers. –  Mike Smith Jun 17 '13 at 19:40

The IP-addresses of most of the TOR exit nodes are blacklisted and denied on many websites.

If you are looking for an unlimited and affordable VPN, see Mullvad.

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They were blocked as of TODAY. None of them have been blocked before in the past 3 years. I've checked Google looking for news of this event, but as of yet there isn't any. –  Mike Smith Jun 17 '13 at 19:41
    
Thanks. $7 a month is a whole lot better than the other suggestion ($20). –  Mike Smith Jun 17 '13 at 19:56
    
Give this a read blog.torproject.org/blog/facebook-and-tor –  Scandalist Jun 19 '13 at 0:24
    
mydevil.net offers VPN for about $30 a year. –  GDR Jun 24 '13 at 16:20

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