Skip to comments.Russia offers 3.9m roubles for 'research to identify users of Tor'
Posted on 07/26/2014 5:08:06 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Russia's interior ministry has offered up to 3.9m roubles (£65,000) for research on identifying the users of the anonymous browsing network Tor, raising questions of online freedom amid a broader crackdown on the Russian internet.
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And don't forget about Snowden.
I think we have a secret government within our secret government. Who's pulling Obama's strings because he's too stupid to do everything on his own.
Who's the puppet master?
Ask the NSA. Maybe they’ll give them that info....
I tried Tor for a short time and found it sluggish and slow to connect, but that was back in the XP and 2Mbps Internet speed days.
Sometimes I think about trying it again since I am at Win7 and 50Mbps Internet.
The presentation revolved around a low-budget method to de-anonymize users of the privacy tool
A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool, Tor, will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month.
The talk was nixed by the legal counsel with Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute after a finding that materials from researcher Alexander Volynkin were not approved for public release, according to a notice on the conference's website.
It's rare but not unprecedented for Black Hat presentations to be cancelled. It was not clear why lawyers felt Volynkin's presentation should not proceed.
Volynkin, a research scientist with the university's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) was due to give a talk entitled "You Don't Have to be the NSA to Break Tor: Deanonymizing Users on a Budget" at the conference, which take places Aug. 6-7 in Last Vegas.
“Who’s the puppet master?”
Monsanto Nazis ?