Mac Developer: Tor Project Claims FBI Paid $1 Million For Carnegie Mellon Researchers To Uncloak Users - Forbes
Tor Project Claims FBI Paid $1 Million For Carnegie Mellon Researchers To Uncloak Users - Forbes In one of the more startling blogs to come out of the Tor Project, the team responsible for maintaining the Tor anonymizing network has claimed the FBI paid researchers at Carnegie Mellon University $1 million to disclose techniques they’d discovered that could help uncover the identities of users.
I think this is disturbing. Hard to tell. Does it mean that service providers on the TOR network were actually attacking the users of the TOR network? More details are needed. Maybe the hacking community will find the details I'm referring to.
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