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Re: How can I trust all my Tor nodes in path

Linux is very tor friendly. If you are a linux noob I suggest ubuntu. I oppose the idea of a tor police force for several reasons:
1. Lie detectors don´t work
2. It is no better than the opressive governments tor tries to circumvent
3. It would take too much work.
I do appreciate the effort to find a solution. Perhaps there is a way that tor clients to calculate a checksum of the server files?
Ringo Kamens

On 12/2/06, Total Privacy <nosnoops@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
"Tim Warren" <tewarren@xxxxxxxxx> said:
> Maybe you could answer a question for me. Should I NOT login in to
> a site, such as a bank, when using Tor? Or do I need to make sure
> it is https:?
> Appreciate any clarification.
> Thanks,

I´ll put it this way, if you are registered as your real identity
on your bank (and not going to hack somebody else´s account), then
just log in by https directly from your machine/ISP. No need for
hiding by using Tor.

Then about malicious nodes. Since the Tor is be open source, it
gotta be decompilable reversing ingengeering to whatever anybody
want with it, such as example tap out data in between itself or
log what in is what out to middle node and so on. If not, why not?

A soution could be to set up a private "Tor police force" and let
everyone that want to be accepted as a part of the system, sign
a legally deal to let this international Tor police force (how
about the name TPF or ITPF or TIPF) at any moment without warning
run in to every Tor computer node/router room and get full access
to everything in it. Of course the members of such "police force"
should be hand picked by comprehensive test (lying detectors and
lot of advanced stuff) to be legitimated. Every aproved Tor node
runner should then be very happy to be granted vit such visit of
the Tor International Police Force, because if they not find a
compromised, modified, malicious Tor software, You´r clean!

BTW, now I´ve also received a maybe fishing from "Hokata Japan Ltd"
about some business and money transactions. Funny or not, the IP
was from Italy!

At last, I´m considerating to switch from Windows to Unix (Linux)
and hope it is user friendly with Tor. Anybody knows about it?

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