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Re: [tor-talk] US Senators Seek to Crackdown on Bitcoin

Eugen Leitl wrote:
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 08:47:09AM -0400, andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

For the record, Tor has not heard from the DEA nor US Senators about Silk
Road.  Hopefully they'll call first instead of sending SWAT teams.

Shouldn't people in Ft Meade already know where the physical host
for the hidden service is? They probably won't tell DEA, though.

Yea..sh, but if its a CIA black op then gov officials will be playing stupid. "Duhh.. hey Joe, we know noytin .."
Presumably, with quite a bit more work NSA could locate the real IP addresses of individual users as well. Though that would be more of interest to prolific Violent Desires posters.

Steady on Eugen, this is a family forum.

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