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Tor Project mulls how Feds took down hidden websites

Jeremy Kirk | Nov. 11, 2014
Little is known about how U.S. and European law enforcement shut down more than 400 websites, including Silk Road 2.0, which used technology that hides their true IP addresses.

But Lewman wrote The Tor Project had little information on the methods used by law enforcement in the latest action.

"Tor is most interested in understanding how these services were located and if this indicates a security weakness in Tor hidden services that could be exploited by criminals or secret police repressing dissents," he wrote.

 

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