[tbb-bugs] #18361 [Tor Browser]: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance

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#18361: Issues with corporate censorship and mass surveillance
 Reporter:  ioerror                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  enhancement                   |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High                          |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser                   |        Version:
 Severity:  Critical                      |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  security, privacy, anonymity  |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by sordid):

 > Ok, let me try to put the discussion on track again.

 That's funny...

 > We could have a generic technology for proving "i'm-a-human".

 What does attempting to prove "i'm-a-human" have to do with addressing
 DDoS attacks?

 Bots are legitimate consumers of data (as stated above).

 Just because something is not human, does not mean you should treat it
 specially. I thought you were trying to prevent DDoS attacks, not play the
 Turing Test.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18361#comment:21>
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