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Could government agents working for the NSA and other spy agencies secretly be assisting online privacy company Tor stay secure? That is the claim being made by the head of the company.
Tor is a virtual network and internet browser, allowing users to surf Web sites without having their browsing history tracked. The application was developed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. The system is utilized by the military, as well as advocacy groups.
Tor allows users to report suspected bugs in the application. Some of the suggestions made to the company required intricate knowledge of the code used to create Tor.
Andrew Lewman, executive director of Tor, believes some of these comments may be coming from double agents, working for U.S. Spy agencies.
He stated, ?there are plenty of people in both organizations that can anonymously leak data to us saying ?maybe you should look here? or ?maybe you should fix this.?
Lewman suggests that computer researchers working for the
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