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(UK) Parliamentary advice on Tor
Interesting reading - the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) has published it's report on Tor and the (in)feasibility of blocking anonymous access for users within the UK.
The document's a PDF, and the layout is questionable, but it's worth a read if you have 5 minutes.
There are some interesting insights in there, from the perspective of what LEA's see.
The overall summary though is - blocking anonymous access wholesale is not an acceptable policy option in the UK, and would impact on non-criminal Tor users. There _might_ be more appetite for legislating against Hidden Services, but enforcing it would be technologically infeasible.