Reply to post: Re: Then what is the point of Tor?

Tor pedo's torpedo torpedoed: FBI spyware crossed the line but was in good faith, say judges

Mark 65

Re: Then what is the point of Tor?

The issue is always that people assumed they had anonymity by using the Tor Browser. You don't and never have had. The damn thing normally lists the caveats on the start page - no javascript, video can be chatty (requesting DRM no doubt) etc etc.

If you want anonymity you need to be running a live OS that doesn't touch the file system, and it will need to be an up to date version of something like Tails or Qubes OS that is built with security in mind. Now, that's not advice for these types in this case, but what is good for the dissident will, unfortunately, be good for the deviant.

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