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Re: [tor-talk] Historically speaking, what was the U.S. navy /military



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> On Jul 29, 2015, at 9:55 AM, Alexandre Guillioud <guillioud.alexandre@gmail.com> wrote:
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> I had heard that the original use case were to protect their (US navy)
> ships against command center localisation through RF harvesting. The onion
> routing of the admiral commands through a few boats means enemmies can't
> detect which on is giving orders.
> 
> 2015-07-29 14:32 GMT+02:00 Virgil Griffith <i@virgil.gr>:
> 
>> intending to use Tor for?
>> 
>> I know the classic story of US intelligence agents wanting to phone home
>> from Beijing hotels without Chinese intelligence knowing they were phoning
>> home as a partial motivation for open-sourcing Tor.
>> 
>> But what was the Navy/military originally hoping to use Tor-related
>> protocols for? It's unclear to me what their historical motivations were.
>> 
>> -V
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