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Tor Project Blocked A Brazilian University From Running A Relay

A Brazilian university was banned from using a Tor relay since the researchers harvested the .onion.rent addresses of the visitors. A research project at the University of Campinas in São Paulo worked on a tool that could differentiate the malicious hidden service from the benign ones. The researchers ran a Tor relay for the project, however, the Tor Project discovered ... Read More »

Bitcoin Sites Blocked by Russia in Avoidance of Shadow Economy Rise

The recent ban of bitcoin-related sites from Russia has raised great distress in the country. The court decision has been based on the contribution of bitcoin to shadow economy, even though there has been no direct warning of the legislation becoming effective. The crisis of Russia’s currency, the ruble, is most likely linked to the decision. Roskomnadzor is the Federal ... Read More »