Nov 192015
 November 19, 2015  Posted by  Govt, Online, Surveillance

Devin Coldewey reports:

Carnegie Mellon University issued a statement Wednesday describing as “inaccurate” reports that it received a $1 million payment from the FBI to hack Internet anonymity service Tor.

The accusation arose from the Tor Project itself; Tor obfuscates its users’ Internet traffic by passing it along a network of carefully protected computers, and last year it was announced that a number of these “relays” were attempting to decrypt the data they were supposed to merely pass on.

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