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Re: [tor-talk] Tor and browser lock

tor_talk@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi Tor Talkers,
> will that "lock" apply to the Tor browser, too?
> https://torrentfreak.com/rightscorp-plans-to-hijack-pirates-browsers-until-a-fine-is-paid-160402/
> The company says new technology will lock users' browsers and prevent Internet access until they pay a fine. 
> it sounds like a business model copied from these crypto trojan.
> http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Admins-aufgepasst-Krypto-Trojaner-befaellt-hunderte-Webserver-3116470.html
> Der Erpressungs-Trojaner CTB-Locker hat es dieses Mal nicht auf Windows-Nutzer, sondern auf Webserver abgesehen. Er hat bereits Dateien hunderter Websites verschlüsselt, ein Ende ist derzeit nicht absehbar.
> sorry, only german. ctb locker encode not windows user but webserver until you pay for a key release.

No, unless the ISP blocks all communication except HTTP to their
hijacking website. China has done worse and Tor works there anyway even
though bridges are a little tricky.
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