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Re: [tor-talk] Need someone to provide me with info on TOR
Hello D M,
It is important to keep in mind that Tor is not a "product" - its a labor
of love created by a large group of talented people who do their best. It
isn't a turnkey solution; you don't install it, double click an icon, and
now you've regained your online privacy. It is a tool that can, when
understood and used with care, can help you evade surveillance.
But it is less of a simple tool, like a hammer, and more of a power tool,
like a jigsaw. It isn't obvious how to use it properly. If used improperly,
not only will it fail to solve your problem, you'll be worse off than you
were before. Be very careful in your research before deciding Tor is a good
idea for your situation.
And yes, it is pretty slow.
On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 12:36 AM, D M <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just stumbled upon the internet security that can be had with this
> program. Before downloading and using it I would like some comments on
> users as to whether or not it slows down significantly your sending or
> receiving of emails.........or of your web surfing. I use a Windows based
> system (7Pro) and simply need some user provided info about the product.
> Like anyone that thinks halfway logically I am very concerned about my
> internet privacy and if this product can really deliver I would sure like
> to hear from actual users about it.Please respond but only if you have
> actual and regular experience in using the program and both a pre and post
> use of the program experience.After say September 20th, because of the
> possible volume of emails I might receive, please cease sending any answers
> about the program. By then I am sure I will have heard from plenty of
> people regarding the program and its positives and any possible
> negatives.Thank you so much and I do hope to hear from responsible u
> sers soon but please not after September 20.Thanks again for your time
> and assistance.
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