[tor-talk] IBM says Block Tor

Martijn Grooten martijn at lapsedordinary.net
Sun Aug 30 18:24:57 UTC 2015

On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 05:01:53PM +0200, Andreas Krey wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:01:42 +0000, Martijn Grooten wrote:
> ...
> > But a company that blocks Tor because, as IBM puts it, a lot of
> > malicious actors use Tor is making a sensible security decision.
> But that is not a reason to block torproject.org or even to
> forbid using the tor browser. It would be a reason to block
> exits on the corporate web servers. And these get pretty
> conflated in that article.

Ouch. I stand corrected. I had missed that bit - I had only skimmed
through the paper last week - and it does explicitly say that the Tor
Project website should be blocked. It even suggests "disciplinary
action" should be taken if people try to access the site. Wow.


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