[tor-project] The Tor Project Social Contract

Alison macrina at riseup.net
Fri Jul 29 15:14:00 UTC 2016

Virgil Griffith:
> Focusing on human rights gets you on the shit-list for most countries in
> both Southeast Asia and Africa.  (Combined with China, this comprises ~44%
> of the world population per Wolfram Alpha.)  Presumably, privacy naturally
> dovetails with human rights, but by explicitly stating we are primarily
> focused on human rights, Tor is likely to be banned in many countries in
> which it is sorely needed.

Can you show me some citations for this claim? You are the only person
I've ever heard make the suggestion that half the world is so opposed to
human rights that they ban any mention of it.


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