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Submission + - German police arrest admin of Tor anonymity server (

An anonymous reader writes: In a recent blog posting, a German operator of a Tor anonymous proxy server revealed that he was arrested by German police officers at the end of July. Showing up at his house at midnight on a Sunday night, police cuffed and arrested him in front of his wife and seized his equipment. In a display of both bitter irony and incompetence, the police did not take or shut-down the Tor server responsible for the traffic they were interested in, which was located in a data center, over 500km away. In the last year, Germany has passed a draconian new anti-security research law and raided seven different data centers to seize Tor servers. While back in 2003, A German court ordered the developers of a different anonymity network to build a back-door into their system. CNET's article has the full details.

Submission + - Iphone hack Unlocked for any SIM (

drjazz writes: "It seems Erica Sadun and colleagues at along with developer team at have released an app that you can download to iphone with tool to unlock the iphone to use with virtually any sim in USA & Europe This should give Europeans a chance at using the iphone with locally available prepaid sims without buy a monthly phone plan forum discussion at"

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