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William was raided for running a Tor exit node. Please help if you can.



On Nov 29, 2012, at 12:58 , Barry Shein <bzs at world.std.com> wrote:
> On November 29, 2012 at 11:45 patrick at ianai.net (Patrick W. Gilmore) wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2012, at 11:17 , Barry Shein <bzs at world.std.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> It's funny, it's all illusion like show business. It's not hard to set
>>> up anonymous service, crap, just drop in at any wi-fi hotspot, many
>>> just ask you to click that you accept their T&Cs and you're on. Would
>>> they raid them, I was just using one at a major hospital this week
>>> that was just like that, if someone used that for child porn etc? But
>>> I guess stick your nose out and say you're specifically offering anon
>>> accts and watch out I guess.
>> 
>> Do you think if the police found out child pr0n was being served from a starbux they wouldn't confiscate the equipment from that store?
> 
> I dunno, has it ever happened?

No idea.  However, I would not be the least bit surprised.  In fact, I would be surprised if they failed to do so, after having "proof" that child pr0n was served from one.


> I mean confiscated the store's
> equipment, I assume that's what you mean. Is that because no one has
> ever been involved with child porn etc from a Starbucks? Does that
> seem likely? I don't know, really.
> 
> And why would confiscating it from one location address the issue if
> they offer anonymous hotspots (I don't know if they do but whatever,
> there are plenty of others) at all locations and they're one company?
> 
> It would seem like they'd have to confiscate the equipment at every
> Starbucks in their jurisdiction, which could be every one in the US
> for example.

They didn't confiscate every Tor exit node in the US once they found something nefarious emanating from one.

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TTFN,
patrick