After about 24h it looks to me like v3 onions are back up. We live to fight another day, albeit on *very* borrowed time.
Somehow world feels like it's going crazy all of a sudden. American political madness ratcheted up big time, Tor getting nuked, Bitcoin market going insane both directions, and our cozy little Mastodon forum blowing up as well :)
now i am seeing them back up. i'm troubled by this because https://lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2021-January/045681.html seemed to be saying they'd identified a bug and fixed it, which seemed to be confirmed, but then it went down again temporarily(?). As per original message, we are living on borrowed time with this arch. God knows how we move to anything else.
But that said, it'd be no surprise if the fix wasn't 100%, or it took awhile to apply. So I wouldn't panic yet. Bigger issue IMO is the more prosaic one that a massive DDoS attack can take the consensus servers down right now.
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