[tor-talk] Almost everyone involved in developing Tor was (or is) funded by the US government

Cypher cypher at cpunk.us
Wed Jul 23 23:32:21 UTC 2014

On 2014-07-23 18:05, Tempest wrote:
> Kristy Chambers:
>> Have I written, that there is anything creepy about that?
>> The basic question is, in how the tor project can be trusted if we 
>> look
>> on suspicious activities of tor developers (e.g. choosing worse design
>> decisions).
> the fundamental logical fallacy that one has to accept in order for the
> article to raise alarm is that everything the us government agencies do
> that are mentioned is evil. for how large the us government is, in
> particular the agencies mentioned, reaching such a conclusion should be
> treated with a high degree of skepticism.

Not only that, but it should be noted that there is a case for the 
government making something so strong that even they can't break it: 
China and a few other countries. They are working on breaking Tor too 
and, if the US can do it, it is just a matter of time before China will 
be able to.

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