[tor-talk] "Safeplug"

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Fri Nov 22 18:17:24 UTC 2013

Mike Cardwell:
> * on the Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 08:38:40AM -0500, krishna e bera wrote:
>> When people are switched over to Tor without their informed enthusiastic
>> consent, they are likely in for disappointment and you are in for a lot
>> of tech support calls.  Some websites will be blocked and most of their
>> internet use will be much slower than they are accustomed to.  They
>> might even call the ISP and find out the hard way what happened.  It
>> could backfire and turn them against Tor and break their trust in you.
> They probably wont be happy when their bank locks them out of their
> account for accessing it from multiple different countries in a short
> period of time too.
> You shouldn't just route people through Tor without their knowledge.
> They need to understand the risks and adapt their use accordingly.

And what is the risk of barebacking with a network?

Why should I let traffic trace back to my network? Does that user gather
my consent for every action that will be tied to me? No.

All the best,

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