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Re: [tor-talk] Illegal Activity As A Metric of Tor Security and Anonymity
Anonymous is an astro-turfed cover for the CIA.
> Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:16:48 -0300
> From: juan.g71@xxxxxxxxx
> To: tor-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: 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
> > situation.
> Yep. For instance, the ´owners´ of the original hidden wiki were
> somehow forced to censor their own site by some kind of
> anonymous clowns.
> 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.
> > Regards,
> > Mark McCarron
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