William was raided for running a Tor exit node. Please help if

Peter Kristolaitis alter3d at alter3d.ca
Wed Dec 5 14:08:43 UTC 2012

On 12/5/2012 8:35 AM, Joe Greco wrote:
>> An end user operating a TOR exit node, or  wide open Wireless AP,
>> intentionally allows other people to connect  to their infrastructure
>> and the internet  whom  they have no relationship with or prior
>> dealings with, in spite of the possibility of network abuse or illegal
>> activities,    they choose to allow connectivity  without  first
>> gathering  information  required to hold the 3rd party responsible for
>> their activity.
> Oh please.  I don't know where you've been hiding out for the last half
> a decade or so, but around here, every McDonalds, Starbucks, Sam's Club,
> Home Depot, Lowe's, and most libraries, hotels, hospitals, and
> laundromats offer WiFi, and those are just the ones I can readily
> think of.
> The level of wishful-thinking implied by the quoted text about how the
> Internet works is mind-boggling.
> ... JG

Yes, but THAT free WiFi is offered by responsible businesses.  We 
certainly can't trust lowly citizens with such things.  It would be 
chaos!  The sky would fall, the world would end, and puppies would be 
kicked.  No, such power should only be in the hands of those we trust.

- Pete

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