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Re: [tor-talk] Use of TOR for illegal activities



On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 10:24:31PM -0600, Mirimir wrote:
> On 05/19/2015 09:10 PM, Paul A. Crable wrote:
> 
> <SNIP>
> 
> > Is there some way to keep TOR out of the hands of sleazebags and crooks?
> 
> No, there's not.
> 
> Also, not everyone agrees who the "sleazebags and crooks" are.
> 
> And it's "Tor", not "TOR", not "the onion router". Paul Syverson said
> some very witty things about that, some years ago.[0]
> 
> [0] http://freehaven.net/anonbib/cache/entropist.pdf (page 14, note 7)

Thanks for the ill-deserved compliment. There's also a more
historically detailed less wit-focused account of the name [1].

[1] http://www.acsac.org/2011/program/keynotes/syverson.pdf (page 129)

aloha,
Paul
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