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Re: Tor Server on Live CD?

offset <offset@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> top posted:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 09:34:09AM +0200, Matej Kovacic wrote:
> > George W. Maschke wrote:
> > > Considering the recent Tor server seizures in Germany, might it be
> > > desirable, from a privacy standpoint, to introduce a Tor "Live CD"
> > > that could be used to boot a PC in Linux and run a Tor server
> > > without writing any data to disk?
> > We have been talking about that.
> > 
> > It would be fine to have a possibility to load settings from USB (or
> > use USB for settings).
> > 
> > That kind of machine without disk, graphic card, etc., is also relative
> > cheap if seized :-))
> > 
> > I have a friend who had been developing live cd's. He programmed an
> > application for building live CD's through web interface. He is now
> > studying in Sweden, but we are in contacts.

> Havent tried it myself (yet), but a cheap usb drive with torpark?
> http://torpark.nfshost.com/

I haven't tried it either, but as far as I can see it's just a
bunch of binaries and requires a trusted host operating system.

For knowledgable Windows users it might be safe to use on their
own systems (provided the torpark itself isn't compromised
of course), for the rest of them not even there.

And if you plan to use it with a Windows Live CD,
you might as well put it on the disc itself. Its
promise is not to safe anything.


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