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Re: I break the silence: My arrest

Is there any way that people can donate to help cover your legal fees?
I'll commit to one US dollar. If half the people who read this message
did that, it would at least take a small chunk out of that mountain of
legal fees you're facing. Also, have you talked to the CCC (ccc.de)
about this? They might be able to help.
Comrade Ringo Kamens

On 9/15/07, Alexander W. Janssen <alexander.janssen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/16/07, Ryan Wagner <starshadow10101@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > There's still the possibility that a server op is using their Tor node
> > as a scapegoat and really is doing bad things (I don't mean to imply
> > that's the case here). Even if the police know that their suspect is
> > running a Tor node, what Tor is, and what it's used for, they're still
> > going to investigate him. All we can hope for is that they'd be a bit
> > nicer about it.
> Actually one guy from the police exactly asked me: "Can you prove that
> the traffic is really from Tor and someone else and not from your
> pretending this was Tor traffic?"
> F*ck! This is insane. If i'd be an evildoer I would use *every other*
> exitnode, but not mine! Why should I use mine? There'd be a chance
> that they kick down my door! I'd handcraft my torrc in a way to
> blacklist my very own node.
> And why on earth should I, as the suspect, prove myself unguilty in
> that case? I can't!
> There's a saying: "Innocent until proven guilty". And it's good that
> way. I don't need to prove my innocense. THEY have to prove I'm
> guilty!
> Never forget that. It's the law.
> It's a stupid idea. Sorry. Bollocks.
> Alex.
> --
> "I am tired of all this sort of thing called science here... We have spent
> millions in that sort of thing for the last few years, and it is time it
> should be stopped."
>  -- Simon Cameron, U.S. Senator, on the Smithsonian Institution, 1901.
> .