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Re: [tor-talk] Illegal Activity As A Metric of Tor Security and Anonymity
On Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:28:42 +0100
Mark McCarron <mark.mccarron@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have been examining the number of what would normally be deemed as
> illegal sites sites on Tor. Eliminating the narcotics trade, as
> these tend to be intelligence agency backed enterprises, a serious
> decline has been noted across the board.
> This would tend to suggest that exposure is common place and users no
> longer feel safe. In the more serious categories, such as child porn
> and violent sexual material, no functioning open sites remain and
> many of the sites that require registration are crippled. The entire
> planet has been scrubbed.
> This, it would seem, indicates that Tor has been compromised on a
> global scale with very little fanfare or moves to correct the
Yep. For instance, the ´owners´ of the original hidden wiki were
somehow forced to censor their own site by some kind of
By anynomous I mean both in the literal sense, and as retards
perhaps related to the clown ´hacker´ ´collective´
So, how was that done? How do a bunch of script kiddies get to
dictate what the owner of a long standing service does?
> Does anyone have any insights into the problem?
I bet that any of the tor apoligists here would fail to provide
any insight into the problem .
They will parrot that
1) tor is open source!!!
2) any compromise of a service hosted in the onion network can
be ´explained´ (away) by PHP exploits.
> Mark McCarron
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