The Tor network has removed many relays associated with a cryptocurrency scheme, citing risk to integrity and users.
The Tor Project announced on Monday that it has removed many relays due to the high risk they posed to the network’s integrity and users.
A blog post published by the anonymity network’s maintainers reveals that directory authorities have voted in favor of removing the relays associated with a for-profit scheme that involves the payment of cryptocurrency tokens.
“We consider these relays to be harmful to the Tor network for a number of reasons, including that certain of the relays do not meet our requirements, and that such financial schemes present a significant threat to the network’s integrity and the reputation of our project as they can attract individuals with malicious intent, put users at risk, or disrupt the volunteer-driven spirit that sustains the Tor Community,” the Tor Project ...
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