Binary package “echolot” in ubuntu maverick
Pinger for anonymous remailers such as Mixmaster
A Pinger in the context of anonymous remailers is a program that
regularly sends messages through remailers to determine their status.
Based on the responses, the Pinger calculates reliability statistics
which may be used by remailer clients to choose a chain of remailers to
Furthermore, Echolot collects configuration parameters and keys of
remailers and offers the collected information in a format readable by
remailer clients. This helps reduce the administration effort required
to use or host remailers.