UnMasking Tor Using Just $3,000 of Hardware
“Such action is a violation of our trust and basic guidelines for ethical research. We strongly support independent research on our software and network, but this attack crosses the crucial line between research and endangering innocent users,” The Tor Project Director Roger Dingledine wrote in a blog post published Wednesday.
The FBI Paid $1 MILLLLLION to Unmask Tor Users
“Apparently these researchers were paid by the FBI to attack hidden services users in a broad sweep, and then sift through their data to find people whom they could accuse of crimes,” Dingledine wrote. “We have been told that the payment to CMU was at least $1 million.”