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Re: [tor-talk] Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist

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On 02/12/2012 12:54 PM, Christopher A. Lindsey wrote:

> Does anyone have any opinions on how this will impact Tor and it's
> users in the United States?

I think it would be a great reason to start presenting about Tor at
LUGs, BUGs, and business development working groups, along with
discussion of risk factors appropriate to the field that Tor helps
mitigate.  Counter paranoia with discussion of basic OPSEC and
changing perception.

> It seems to me that anyone wishing to use Tor to protect
> themselves, especially at cafes, would start being unnecessarily
> harassed.

It might.  It's a little worrisome.  I think some of it depends on
whether or not one's screen is something a lot of people look at
(though due to some other 'warning signs' like paying in cash for a
cup of coffee this might become more of an issue).  It also would
depend somewhat on whether or not anyone was monitoring the wireless
net of a coffee shop, restaurant, etc. and how closely they were watching.

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