Conspiracy: Piratebay owned by CIA (TOR involved, also)

Zinco zinco at
Tue Jun 23 15:26:00 UTC 2009

I thought it was funny.  And knew it was a joke right away. 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-or-talk at [mailto:owner-or-talk at] On
Behalf Of Harry Hoffman
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 7:27 AM
To: or-talk at
Subject: Re: Conspiracy: Piratebay owned by CIA (TOR involved, also)

Um, sorry... any references made to actually receiving money from a
government organization for capturing traffic were meant as a joke.

The article was so ludicrous that it (IMO) deserved a humorous response.

Too many conspiracy theories going on now-a-days.


krishna e bera wrote:
> Could someone post the contact addresses for cashing in?
> And perhaps some proof that they do (or do not) pay?
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 03:55:57PM +0200, Timo Schoeler wrote:
>> thus Tom Hek spake:
>>> On Jun 23, 2009, at 15:01 PM, Harry Hoffman wrote:
>>>> At $0.20USD/MB I was able to supplement my regular income. Soon 
>>>> I'll be able to quit my regular job. It's like all of those emails 
>>>> say, let your computer work for you!
>>> You get payed $0.20USD/MB? I only got an offer of 0,05 euro/MB from 
>>> the AIVD (the Dutch intelligence service). Maybe I should think 
>>> about moving to the VS..
>>> -Tom
>> :D
>> Well, I just bought a nice house at the sea side in south west 
>> Portugal (paid by BND, for my exit nodes running ;).

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