[tor-project] Ethics Guidelines; crawling .onion
i at virgil.gr
Mon Jul 25 19:33:34 UTC 2016
> And when the name of the service is "Tor2web", it's hard to dissociate it
> from Tor.
I thought about this claim that the word "Tor" in "Tor2web" has
connotations of high-privacy. And (obviously) Tor2web doesn't have those
My first reaction to this was: What part of the "2web" didn't you
understand? We're the Tor, you're the web. That's why it's "Tor2web". I
do not know how to express this setup any less ambiguously.
But moving beyond that initial reaction, if using the word "Tor" here is
a social sticking point, okay sure---let's change it! How about something
suitably banal like "Onionproxy"? Tor2web is obviously bigger than me and
we'll have to discuss the renaming. But I think we'll find something
acceptable that doesn't contain the word "Tor". Does this constitute a
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