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



Hi,

I gotta ask and I'm sure someone would if I didn't, but how do we know
this guy is legit?
He's jumped up on a forum saying, "Hey, police raided me, help. gib
mone plz" and failed to provide and reason as to how he's real and not
just making it up.

Maybe if there's a way to know this guy is legit, I'll help out if
possible, but until then I'm just going to watch others with caution
and I suggest others do as well.

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 12:04 AM, Chris <caldcv at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not William and a friend pasted a link on IRC to me. I'm going to
> send him a few bucks because I know how it feels to get blindsided by
> the police on one random day and your world is turned upside down.
>
> Source: http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/6283/raided-for-running-a-tor-exit-accepting-donations-for-legal-expenses
>
> From the URL:
>
> Yes, it happened to me now as well - Yesterday i got raided for
> someone sharing child pornography over one of my Tor exits.
> I'm good so far, not in jail, but all my computers and hardware have
> been confiscated.
> (20 computers, 100TB+ storage, My Tablets/Consoles/Phones)
>
> If convicted i could face up to 6 years in jail, of course i do not
> want that and i also want to try to set a legal base for running Tor
> exit nodes in Austria or even the EU.
>
> Sadly we have nothing like the EFF here that could help me in this
> case by legal assistance, so i'm on my own and require a good lawyer.
> Thus i'm accepting donations for my legal expenses which i expect to
> be around 5000-10000 EUR.
>
> If you can i would appreciate if you could donate a bit (every amount
> helps, even the smallest) either by PayPal (any currency is ok):
> https://paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=2Q4LZNBBD7EH4
>
> Or by Bank Transfer (EUR only please):
>
> Holder: William Weber
> Bank: EasyBank AG (Vienna, Austria)
> Account: 20011351213
> Bank sort number: 14200
> IBAN: AT031420020011351213
> BIC: EASYATW1
>
> I will try to pay them back when i'm out of this (or even before) but
> i can obviously not guarantee this, please keep this in mind.
> This money will only be used for legal expenses related to this case.
>
> If you have any questions or want to donate by another way
> (MoneyBookers, Webmoney, Bitcoin, Liberty Reserve, Neteller) feel free
> to send me a mail (william at william.si) or a PM, or contact me in LET
> IRC.
>
> Thanks!
> William
>
>
>
>
> --
> --C
>
> "The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're going to
> be when you kill them." - Sir William Clayton
>



-- 
~Em