Oct 162014
 October 16, 2014  Posted by  Online, Surveillance

Darren Pauli reports:

The developer of Tor privacy router Anonabox, August Gemar, has defended the product — which has so far attracted $600,000 in crowd funding — following allegations it was little more than a commercial off-the-shelf circuit board.

Gemar asked for $7500 via Kickstarter to build the open source router box commercially.

Accusations surfaced on Wednesday – from members of the security community and a large number of users on Reddit – that Anonabox was undeserving of funding given its striking similarities to a circuit board which could be purchased for $20 from China.

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