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Comment: Not really an 0day exploit (Score 5, Informative) 83

by El_Muerte_TDS (#48677631) Attached to: Lizard Squad Targets Tor

Either way, @LizardMafia's Tor relay attack isn't new. There's a paper on how Tor loses anonymity if over 50% of relays are compromised.


I was going to go with botnet, but many LizardNSA relay IPs appear to route back to Google Cloud. Thousands of tiny VMs at low bandwidth?


You can see this whole list of tor nodes here: https://torstatus.blutmagie.de...
All Lizard nodes resolve to *.bc.googleusercontent.com

Comment: Re:Are there any good alternatives? (Score 4, Interesting) 184

by El_Muerte_TDS (#48559901) Attached to: Swedish Police Raid the Pirate Bay Again

iTunes does not work on my 10 month old Panasonic "Smart" TV, or Linux based HTPC, or Sony PS3. Amazon only recently started selling ebooks here, nothing else. Netflix is great though, now if they can finally convince content providers to license them more content.
So what are these alternatives?

Comment: Re:Did anyone think it wouldn't work this way ? (Score 3, Informative) 257

A lot of people with similar histories have asked Google the same thing, and have been denied.


We received multiple requests from a single individual who asked us to remove 20 links to recent articles about his arrest for financial crimes committed in a professional capacity. We did not remove the pages from search results.

An individual asked us to remove links to articles on the internet that reference his dismissal for sexual crimes committed on the job. We did not remove the pages from search results.


An inclined plane is a slope up. -- Willard Espy, "An Almanac of Words at Play"