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The Trouble with Tor

Dec 16, 2014, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Rubens)

Using Tor can actually attract interest from law enforcement and security agencies. Earlier this year it was revealed that the NSA's XKeyScore program is likely to place Internet users who use Tor, or who visit its website to learn about it, on a list of extremists. So, ironically, by attempting to be anonymous on the Internet you may well put yourself directly in the NSA's spotlight.

There are almost certainly technical weaknesses in Tor and how it is used as well.

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