[cryptography] funding Tor development

Mansour Moufid mansourmoufid at gmail.com
Wed Oct 23 12:09:41 EDT 2013


On Fri, 2013-10-18 at 10:18 +0100, Ben Laurie wrote:

> On 14 October 2013 14:36, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> >
> > Guys, in order to minimize Tor Project's dependance on
> > federal funding
> 
> Why?

Because a diversity of funding is better than a single source of funding
-- especially when that single source uses funds to control and punish:

"In the court filings disclosed this week, Nacchio suggests that Qwest's
refusal to take part in that program led the government to cancel a
separate, lucrative contract with the NSA in retribution."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/12/AR2007101202485.html




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