[tor-talk] according to leaked XKeyScore source NSA marks all Tor users as extremists, puts them on a surveillance list
Seth David Schoen
schoen at eff.org
Thu Jul 3 17:47:30 UTC 2014
Jacob Appelbaum writes:
> On 7/3/14, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/XKeyscore-Quellcode-Tor-Nutzer-werden-von-der-NSA-als-Extremisten-markiert-und-ueberwacht-2248328.html
> > </kraut>
> Here is our larger story (in English) which includes excerpts of source code:
Does anyone have theories about this part right at the bottom?
* Placeholder fingerprint for Tor hidden service addresses.
* Real fingerpritns will be fired by the plugins
fingerprint('anonymizer/tor/hiddenservice/address') = nil;
Does this suggest anything interesting about the ability to determine
either the physical location of a hidden service's service or instances
of people accessing a hidden service?
I also think that it's interesting that there's a category called
"documents/comsec", so the bigger picture is that there's an organized
way to find out about people who are interested in or becoming educated
about COMSEC. It seems conceivable that documentation that I and other
people here have helped write is a part of other "documents/comsec"
Seth Schoen <schoen at eff.org>
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