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Re: [tor-talk] 1 Million People use Facebook over Tor
It's like building a steel pipeline of Coca-Cola to a drought stricken
country and advertising that Coke is mostly composed primarily of water.
Not exactly certain that 'grateful' is the right feeling here.
On Apr 23, 2016 7:05 AM, <me@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 23.04.16 07:09, juan wrote:
>> On Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:02:11 -0400
>> Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 11:41:09AM +1000, Peter Tonoli wrote:
>>>> This is a real success story for Tor
>>> I agree!
>>> Thank you Alec and other security people at Facebook for seeing the
>>> value in secure communications, and also for being willing to stand up
>>> and talk about numbers.
>>> For those who are now thinking "wait, what's the point in using Tor
>>> when going to Facebook?",
>> Right, there isnt any. This is just your usual and stupid
>> propaganda. Now go get a few more grants from the
>> My little story. Facebook banned me after a month of use. I never logged
> in via Tor. I was not told the reason for the ban. I guess it's because I
> didn't use my real name. Anyhow, thank you for providing us your Onion
> website! :-)
> Then suddenly Iran blocked Facebook, a good chunk of the Persian
>> Facebook population switched over to reaching Facebook via Tor, and he
>> became a huge Tor fan because otherwise those users would have been cut
> The thing is that Tor is bad for circumventing censorship because Tor is
> not a masked proxy. Guess what will happen when Facebook rulers realize
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