[tor-talk] Trusting in Tor (was: Tor and solidarity against online harassment)
Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>
bastik.tor at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 15 21:40:25 UTC 2014
15.12.2014, 21:43 Juan:
I'd like to uncouple this from the thread as it is not about the initial
topic, unfortunately, I think.
>> My point, which you sidestep, is that it's past time for you to
>> produce some evidence for backdoors in Tor.
> Did I ever state "there are backdoors"? No I didn't. You
> are asking for evidence to back up something I never said.
> On the other hand, what would a backdoor in tor or similar
> software look like? I'm guessing there are no 'backdoors' in
> tor, only 'bugs'. I think it's called "plausible deniability"
> or something like that...
Unfortunately that is true, Tor contains bugs. Probably hidden and hard
to trigger, as I hope unit-test would uncover trivial bugs.
>> are free to inspect the source code, to probe the network as you like
>> with your relays and clients, and to do whatever else you can
>> imagine. Go for it.
> Why on earth should I do other people's work? Help the
> propaganda efforts of the US government? Please =)
I don't think that it would be helpful if you aren't doing it for the
fun, the fame or whatever else code reviewers reasons are... beside money.
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