[tor-relays] Amazon abuse report

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sun Nov 10 13:36:59 UTC 2013

On Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 04:13:00PM -0800, Nelson wrote:

> I do believe there is a benefit to Torrents as many of us can attest to,
> ex: fast downloads of different Linux distros; but if your use of
> Torrents is in fact legit then why use Tor for downloading your legal
> content in the first place? This doesn't pass the smell test. As I

Sniff harder. You forgot about targeted attacks. The exits can be
as malicious as the wider Internet, but unlike the wider Internet
they don't know you from Adam. 

> understand it downloading from a P2P site on Tor is not a smart thing to
> do in the first place, if you're downloading illegal content, so why do
> it? Doesn't make sense. People can't claim ignorance that they didn't
> know that Tor does not protect their identity online when using P2P sites.

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