19 September 2013

Australian Spies Want To Hack Tor After Realizing It Routes Around Their Surveillance

One of the key flaws with the data retention schemes being proposed by the UK and elsewhere, supposedly to catch terrorists and serious criminals, is that they won't work. It is trivially easy to avoid surveillance by using encrypted connections, for example those provided by The Onion Router (Tor). This means that the only people who are likely to end up being spied on are innocent members of the public. 

On Techdirt.

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