[tor-talk] Automatic vulnerability scanning of Tor Network?

John Case case at SDF.ORG
Wed Dec 28 03:42:21 UTC 2011

On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, Andrew Lewman wrote:

> John Case <case at SDF.ORG> wrote:
>> This is the Godwins law of tor-talk - all threads eventually lead to
>> some moron running a relay from their home Internet connection.
> Apparently I'm a moron that runs a relay from home. If it doesn't
> violate the ISP contract Terms of Service, then why not? You're paying
> for the bandwidth, might as well use it for something good.

It's *possible* that rich, white citizens of global north countries will 
not be called to account for these actions in the future.

Not everyone will be so lucky.  So, while we autistically fixate on minute 
details of traffic analysis theory for Tor users, we should once in a 
while focus on rubber hoses.

Don't run Tor from an IP with your name attached to it.  This has nothing 
to do with technical feasibility, charitable intentions or terms of 


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