Torn about Tor

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at
Tue Sep 13 16:08:09 MDT 2005

On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 15:06:29 -0600, "Steve" <smorrey at> said:
> However the best reason for it's 
> use is to facilitate access to the global internet, in free-speech 
> challenged countries like china.  For instance the great firewall of 
> China, blocks access to my blog at blogspot which is about video game 
> development.  I found this out because people in China emailed me to 
> tell me the blog was down.  So I keep an Open Tor end node running at 
> all times, so that folks can use the internet without fear of thier 
> government.

You really think something obvious like "block Tor" wouldn't occur to
Bad Governments?



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