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[liberationtech] Qt TorBrowser

Louis Suárez-Potts luispo at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 07:53:40 PDT 2013


On 13-03-17, at 10:32 , Griffin Boyce <griffinboyce at gmail.com> wrote:

> While I think that more coders should develop tools that bypass censorship, this is questionable for several reasons.
> 
> It's important to avoid even the appearance of impropriety. Using another developer's name is uncool, as is not updating for a year.

+1
I'd point out the obvious issue of names and brand identity, even when not formally enunciated or applied, which is that trust is something that is cultivated over years and lost in seconds.

(Granted, part of the point of something like Tor is that it asks us to, uhm, trust but verify, but still….the caveats fall before the emptor's habits.)

-louis
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> On Sunday, March 17, 2013, Randolph D. <rdohm321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/torbrowser/
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