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Tor Hires Former EFF Chief As Executive Director (cio.com) 33

itwbennett writes: Shari Steele, a 20-year veteran of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), has been hired as executive director of the Tor Project, the widely used anonymity tool that frequently comes up in debates over encryption and privacy. Steele, who started at EFF as a staff attorney, then legal director and eventually executive director, comes on board at a time when Tor has been embroiled in controversy. In November, the organization accused the FBI of paying Carnegie Mellon University $1 million for information on security issues that later facilitated arrests related to online drug markets.
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Tor Hires Former EFF Chief As Executive Director

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  • Year-End Giving (Score:5, Informative)

    by bill_mcgonigle ( 4333 ) * on Monday December 14, 2015 @07:17PM (#51117973) Homepage Journal

    The Tor Project is a tax-deductable 501(c)(3) for US taxpayers. They have several ways to donate [torproject.org].

  • Love EFF, love what TOR wants to be. If TOR is expecting a legal challenge down the road, this makes sense. Otherwise TOR's barrier to acceptance is that it's slow, and lawyers don't speed things up.
  • All paid government shills with the intelligence of a peanut?

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