[tor-project] The Tor Project Social Contract
i at virgil.gr
Sun Jul 31 08:01:16 UTC 2016
I see the writing on the wall.
I'll close that I think a pivot from Tor being an organization that
is "foremost privacy" to a "foremost human rights" vastly increased
the risk to run
relays in PETS-needy regions. This is not a theoretical maybe. I've cited
concrete, tangible evidence for this increase risk.
Bluntly, I think this pivot takes the 30% of the world population who
constitute Tor's most needy users and operators, and throws them under the
On Sunday, 31 July 2016, Arthur D. Edelstein <arthuredelstein at gmail.com>
> +1. Thank you to those who drafted this contract. I'm very happy that
> human rights are so prominently invoked.
> > Hello good people of tor-project@! I'm excited to present to you
> > something that a number of us core members have been working on for some
> > time now: the Tor Project Social Contract 1.0 . Modeled after the
> > Debian Social Contract , the Tor Project Social Contract is a set of
> > promises to our community about what Tor stands for and why we create it.
> > I'm sharing it with all of you today so that we can work on
> > ratification. I think that the best way to do this is as follows:
> > By 6 August at 00:00 UTC, please respond to me or to the list if you
> > accept or object to this social contract so that we can ratify this
> > through rough consensus .
> > If objecting: Please be specific about your objections so that we can
> > discuss changes as needed. If you respond directly to me, I will assume
> > that you don't want your name shared with the group, but please specify
> > if you don't want your comments shared either. NB: THIS IS NOT AN
> > INVITATION TO EDIT BY COMMITTEE. I'm interested in feedback like "this
> > does not represent the Tor that I know" not "I'd like this sentence
> > reworded". Please also be kind, because this was written by humans.
> > If accepting: your florid prose about why you love it and think it's an
> > astonishing work of art that reflects the diligence and care exercised
> > by the authors is quite welcome. A show of hands (writing an email that
> > says +1) is also fine. Questions are welcome.
> > If this is successfully ratified, I will publish it on the Tor blog and
> > in some other places: probably the "About Tor" section of the website
> > and on the Community Team wiki. If you have great ideas for other places
> > this should live, let me know!
> > Thank you for your feedback, and thank you to all of the Tor folks who
> > worked on this, especially Lunar and Roger, who got it started.
> > Alison
> > 
> >  https://www.debian.org/social_contract
> >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rough_consensus
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