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Re: A suggestion to TOR [a proxy server]

emigrant writes:

> hi all,
> i would like to suggest TOR to build some sort of online system,
> like a proxy server. where ppl just come and enter the address in the
> text box and hit 'surf with tor' or something. so that the same
> objective is achieved as in running the TOR client.
> its easier for pcs and mobile devices as well (as most mobile devices
> still don't support TOR).
> and i think, this can be a step towards the increasing trend of cloud
> computing, if i have correctly understood what is cloud computing. :D

The Tor developers don't think that would achieve the "same
objective" as Tor, because the proxy server would be in a
position to know both where you are coming from and what you
are doing.  Tor aims to prevent anyone from being in this
position, and in any case the Tor Project wouldn't want to be:


Seth Schoen
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Electronic Frontier Foundation                    https://www.eff.org/
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