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Re: [tor-talk] Attracting more community input on Tor issues

On 1/27/2013 10:16 AM, Moritz Bartl wrote:
> Hi Raynardine,
> On 27.01.2013 04:47, Raynardine wrote:
>> I think better engagement with the Tor community would be easier with a
>> StatusNet instance run as a hidden service.
>> I also think that a mailing list mirror or relay run as a Tor hidden
>> service might encourage more Tor users to subscribe.
> Why? I think this is a common misunderstanding about what hidden
> services do: They provide anonymity for operators, at the expense of
> adding an additional 3 hops.
> Users can already be anonymous (eg. on our mailing list or identi.ca or
> some other StatusNet instance) just by using Tor, and since Torproject
> would be the (known) operators, it does not really make any sense.
I do not like connecting to clearnet services from Tor.

I am not alone in this.

There are arguments about the reasons why Tor hidden services can be
better than clearnet services for users as well, but that would derail
this thread.

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