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Re: Researchers could face legal risks for Tor network snooping
It's interesting because the Wiretap Act requires consent before
intercepting the traffic.
This is usually done via AUPs or other policy. I wonder what it means
for people who don't have the opportunity to agree or disagree with
these policies because they don't know about them.
On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 11:27 -0500, H D Moore wrote:
> I would love to see this case go to court and set a precedent, although I
> hope its the University that is targeted and not the actual researchers.
> The CNET article is just FUD though -- yes, the law is fuzzy in this area,
> but I highly doubt that any federal prosecutor is going to pick this up
> unless a specific indivual or company claims damages.
> On Thursday 24 July 2008, Christopher Soghoian wrote:
> > Full article available here:
> > http://news.cnet.com/8301-13739_3-9997273-46.html