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Re: I am at my wits end, I cant register for account at digg.com using tor
Sebastian Hahn wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2008, at 5:25 PM, Dieter Zinke wrote:
>>> exposes you to attacks
>>> and lowers your anonimity chances.
>> Right. But be realistic, even if you are surfing the
>> CIA' s website or to top it the FBI (have more VEDA if
>> you know what that is), they wouldn' t sniff you. Why
>> should they? And if, what are the sniffed infos worth?
>> In most cases nearly NULL!
>> To me it is pure nonsense to use tor and try to
>> register with digg. That is idiotic to me!
> Please consider this:
> By using Tor only for "critical" activities, you allow anyone who
> successfully sniffes any traffic to have a high chance to intercept
> something interesting. The more "innocent" traffic flows over the Tor
> network, the better for those who really need the protection it provides.
Interesting argument, but what about all the guys "contributing"
innocent file sharing traffic to Tor? Is that traffic also welcomed?
Where is the right balance?