[tor-talk] Possible upcoming attempts to disable the Tor network

RussiaTor at mail2tor.com RussiaTor at mail2tor.com
Sat Dec 20 22:24:05 UTC 2014

> On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 06:34:23PM -0000, RussiaTor at mail2tor.com wrote:
>> Is it Russia? They put up a $110,000 bounty to take down Tor only about
>> 5
>> months ago:
> No, it's (probably) not Russia.
> Also, as I understand it, the Russian word in this situation was more
> like asking researchers to propose for research grants. The translation
> 'bounty' or 'contest' was a bad translation and caused a string of
> misleading articles. It is like saying that the National Science
> Foundation is holding a contest for Tor research.
> Please correct me if I am misunderstanding the translation.
> --Roger

Thanks for the clarification.

So, if this attack doesn't happen by say this coming Friday, are you
assuming it won't happen in the future?

Thanks for putting this out there

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