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



I think that Karen Reilly and Jacob Applebaum seem to want to keep
misogynists (critics) off of tor as well.

YAY FREE SPEECH!


On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Paul A. Crable <paul@crable.us> wrote:

> I have just finished Macdonald's "Future Crime", a recent book listing the
> ways in which we are all abused and insulted, and will be further abused
> and insulted, by unsavory persons and organizations through our
> technology, particularly through the Internet.  It makes sobering reading.
>
> TOR is mentioned frequently, but the references are primary to its use by
> criminals to carry out illegal activity, such as the Silk Road incident.
>
> This ties in somewhat to a recent posting on this list claiming that 2/3's
> of the activity on TOR is involved in pornography.
>
> I suppose I sound like a disapproving fussbudget, but I have trouble
> understanding how and why we allow TOR to be used this way.  I'm all for
> free speech, but it's still illegal to falsely yell "Fire!" in a crowded
> theater.
>
> Is there some way to keep TOR out of the hands of sleazebags and crooks?
>
> Paul
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> Paul A. Crable.  Portland, Ore.  U.S.A.
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