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Re: Lucky Green Quits Tor Hard [re: Tor Replaces Its Entire Board]



On 07/18/2016 10:30 PM, grarpamp wrote:
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19690
> http://archive.is/T8Hlu (Uncensored version)
> 
> http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2016/07/18/lucky_green_torpedos_tors_tonga_node/
> https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/4tectj/tor_veteran_lucky_green_exits_torpedos_critical/
> 
> """""
> Tonga (Bridge Authority) Permanent Shutdown Notice
> 2016-07-16T01:06:25Z
> 
> Dear friends,
> Given recent events, it is no longer appropriate for me to materially
> contribute to the Tor Project either financially, as I have so
> generously throughout the years, nor by providing computing resources.
> This decision does not come lightly; I probably ran one of the first
> five nodes in the system and my involvement with Tor predates it being
> called "Tor" by many years.
> Nonetheless, I feel that I have no reasonable choice left within the
> bounds of ethics, but to announce the discontinuation of all
> Tor-related services hosted on every system under my control.

I wonder what triggered this. The Appelbaum mess? Board change?

Probably some back story about one or both. Maybe it'll leak :)