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William was raided for running a Tor exit node. Please help if you can.
On Thu, 29 Nov 2012, Naslund, Steve wrote:
> When it comes to running an open access point, I think the legal issue
> would be negligence. Is it negligence for the 90 year old grandma to
> have an open AP (probably not, just didn't know better)? Is it
> negligence for me to have an open AP (probably, I am a network
> professional and know how to secure a network).
In order for there to be a civil claim of negligence there must be, inter
alia, a breach of duty.
What duty has been breached in your scenario? None.
> This is certainly an interesting discussion and I think there are not a
> lot of concrete answers since this is on the edge of technology law. I
Actually some of us have been teaching and writing about this stuff since
the mid 1990s. These issues are far from new; we went through them in the
early anonymous remailer days.
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