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Re: Researchers could face legal risks for Tor network snooping

Perhaps the researchers should have tried *using* the very network
they were snooping on. This is exactly what publishing anonymously
could be useful for...

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Christopher Soghoian
<csoghoian@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> A group of researchers from the University of Colorado and University of
> Washington could face both civil and criminal penalties for a research
> project in which they snooped on users of the Tor anonymous proxy network.
> Should federal prosecutors take interest in the project, the researchers
> could also face up to 5 years in jail for violating the Wiretap Act.