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Re: [tor-talk] William was raided for running a Tor exit node. Please help if

On Wed, 05 Dec 2012 09:19:20 -0500
Ted Smith <tedks@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, 2012-12-05 at 04:42 -0700, Jim wrote:
> > (A lot 
> > of the NANOG discussion seems to imply that he himself must have
> > been doing something illegal.)
> As far as I can tell, most of those accusations come from one person,
> and have no base in reality.

Yes, and personally I wish Eugen would stop forwarding his messages.
Reading them makes me want to break things.

> It's a common cognitive bias to assume that bad things happen to bad
> people, and good things happen to good people. This is called the Just
> World Fallacy, and it's so powerful it can make otherwise intelligent
> technologists accuse their colleagues of being secret kiddie-porn
> mafioso.

What we've been witnessing here is more than simply Just World - he's
gone from that onto a flight of fancy where he is some sort of guardian
of all that is pure and true, and talking rubbish about how various
legal jurisdictions operate. Despite it being tangentially related to
Tor, I'd call that off-topic.


3072D/F3A66B3A Julian Yon (2012 General Use) <pgp.2012@xxxxxx>

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