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Tor Says Feds Paid Carnegie Mellon $1M to Help Unmask Users

Accepted submission by Anonymous Coward at 2015-11-12 08:55:17
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"Apparently these researchers were paid by the FBI to attack hidden services users in a broad sweep, and then sift through their data to find people whom they could accuse of crimes," Dingledine writes. "Such action is a violation of our trust and basic guidelines for ethical research. We strongly support independent research on our software and network, but this attack crosses the crucial line between research and endangering innocent users." []

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