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Re: Wikipedia & Tor
On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 12:00:38PM -0400, Adam Shostack wrote:
> My apologies if the sarcastic comparison doesn't work for you. Banksy
> has done thing like hanging his art in the british museum. Some
> people see that as entirely wrong. I think there's a long continuum,
> and that's what I was trying to make clear. Unsuccessfully, as it
> turns out, I didn't make it at all clear.
I understand your point: Some may not consider what he does art. And it's a
good point, as far as it goes. If folks knew who he was, they could stop
him from doing more; ie he would be spotted walking into the museum.
But I can't think of something like tor making what he does possible. Maybe
I'm not imaginative enough. I think that's the key difference here, though:
Banksy does what he does without a bit of technology enabling him.
So I think your point stands in support of anonymity, but not in favor of
allowing abuse through tor.
(I know, there are other arguments about that, but I'm not addressing them