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Re: HBGary Mirrors?
From: "Cal Leeming [Simplicity Media Ltd]" <cal.leeming () simplicitymedialtd co uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 19:30:49 +0000

Oh, I didn't realise that's what FreeNet did, I thought it was a tor
alternative!

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:28 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:

On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:37:09 GMT, "Cal Leeming [Simplicity Media Ltd]"
said:
If illegally distributed files (such as this one) were encrypted and
hosted
on one server, and the key hosted on another, which server would
be eligible for take down?

Questions like that are part of why FreeNet and similar systems were
designed.
Nobody wants to be the test case for a simple question like that one,
because
even if you win the test case, it still sucks.  So the obvious thing to do
is
fix things so the simple questions aren't an issue anymore, with the hope
that
the hard questions remain un-askable.

When even the person who stored the file can't tell where the file is, and
the admin of each participating server has no way of telling what got
stored
on their node, it becomes really hard to draft a proper legal notice
(either
a 17 USC 512 takedown notice, or subpoenas/warrants for more serious
stuff).





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