We estimate the number of users by analyzing the requests induced by clients to relays and bridges.
This graph shows the estimated number of clients connecting via bridges. These numbers are derived from directory requests counted on bridges. Bridges resolve client IP addresses of incoming directory requests to country codes, so that graphs are available for most countries. For further details see these questions and answers about user statistics.
The following events have been manually collected on this wiki page and might be related to the displayed graph.
|Dates||Places/Protocols||Description and Links|
|2016-12-15 to present||Congo, The Democratic Republic of the||The Democratic Republic of the Congo orders a block of social media services.|
ArticleRelay graphBridge graph
|2016-12-09||ipv4 ipv6||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "December 7 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (|
|2016-11-22||meek||Decreased the rate limit on the meek-amazon bridge to 2.0 MB/s, from 3.0 MB/s.|
|2016-11-18||obfs4||Default obfs4 bridge Lisbeth turns on timing obfuscation (|
|2016-11-15||meek||Tor Browser 6.0.6 is released, unbreaking meek on macOS 10.12 (Sierra). (See 2016-09-20 breaking event.)|
|2016-11-15||obfs4||Default obfs4 bridges ndnop3 and ndnop5 turn on timing obfuscation (|
Mailing list postTicket
|2016-11-07||ipv4 ipv6||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "November 3 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (|
|2016-10-30||meek||Increased the rate limit on the meek-amazon bridge to 3.0 MB/s, from 1.0 MB/s.|
|2016-10-28||meek||Decreased the rate limit on the meek-amazon bridge to 1.0 MB/s, from 3.0 MB/s.|
|2016-10-19 to 2016-11-10||meek||Large decrease in meek users, perhaps caused by problems in Orbot 15.0.2 BETA 1 that were fixed in Orbot 15.2.0 RC8.|
TicketInitial emailFollowup emailOrbot mail
|2016-10-05||ipv4 ipv6||geoip and geoip6 databases updated to "October 4 2016 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country" (|
|2016-09-23 to 2016-11-28||obfs3||Outage of default obfs3 bridges "Unnamed" and "Unnamed" (fingerprint AF9F66B7B04F8FF6F32D455F05135250A16543C9). (Start date not known for sure, though it must have been after 2016-09-23; discussed in non-archived tor-team email.)|
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