[tor-talk] Tor and solidarity against online harassment

Sebastian G. <bastik.tor> bastik.tor at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 13 20:23:51 UTC 2014

13.12.2014, 20:33 Scott MacLeod:
> Dear Roger and all,
> As an example of an (arguably) extreme form of "harassment" which I could
> call the 9/11 tragedy, can someone please explain how Tor mitigates, or
> protects against, the kinds of online communications that would/could have
> lead to 9/11? What's the reasoning and rationale that Tor can prevent
> another hypothetical 9/11, anywhere in the world, if there's no "back door"
> for state surveillance by the US or other nation states' governments (i.e.
> to protect against terrorism/harassment, for example)? In other words, how
> does Tor work, in theory, to protect against terrorism (as harassment or
> against the World Trade Tower tragedy and related?
> Thanks,
> Scott

There is no online harassment in your scenario.

Best regards,

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