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Questions tagged [legal]

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Does using Tor network in a commercial service make it a commercial use of Tor?

I'm a developer and I'm thinking of using the Tor network (custom implementation of the spec.) in a commercial non-opensource service as a platform. I would like to know if my service which is based ...
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Is Tor responsible for content on websites?

I enjoy using Tor very much since discovering it. I find the biggest problem is the prevalence of child exploitation on various .onion sites, while looking for adult porn which I already feel ashamed ...
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Is it safe to run a relay-only node?

I have some spare bandwidth at home that I am willing to donate to the TOR project. I am thinking about running a relay-only / non-exit node, but only if it is completely safe and trouble-free for me. ...
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Is TOR legal in Ukraine?

Is TOR usage legal in Ukraine? I mean for legal purposes. Are there any countries where TOR is not legal? Thank you very much!
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Is there any Legal Issues with Tor in Brazil?

In Brazil, your ISP, according to the law, must keep a track of the connections you do with your IP address from your network. This track is used to prove that "you" (or someone using your WiFi, or ...
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Tor website censored at school, what can I do about it?

I live in France and in my school (more likely in my académie) the domain *.torproject.org/ is voluntary censored however I don't see any legal power that my académie have to continue blocking the Tor ...
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Is using Tor illegal in India?

Though I most often do not require reason to use Tor, I do sometimes out of curiosity. So, my question is, is there any legal statute in India that can land me into legal hassles because of using ...
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Why is Tor not illegal anywhere?

According to the Tor FAQ and the answer to a different question on this site, Tor is not illegal anywhere, but some countries, e.g. China, are censoring Tor. Why don't these countries ban Tor, and ...
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Is any body aware if the people whose pages were seized illegally have sued or intend to sue the FBI? [closed]

According to this analysis, many of the sites taken down by onymous were legal: There are almost 200 sites that have been seized that are not mentioned in any seizure notice or press release. These ...
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What would happen if I'm the last node (or relay) of a highly illegal activity?

Let's say I'm using Tor in order to anonymize my traffic, but only for privacy sake. I'm not torrenting, cracking or don't illegal things (of course). Now let's say that a very famous hacker or ...
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Is it illegal to use Tor and any encryption product in Russia?

I've read http://www.cryptolaw.org/cls2.htm#ru but also Is there a list of illegal Tor areas?. So I'm kind of confused, do you guys know anything about this matter?
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Is there a list of illegal Tor areas?

I just moved to Singapore and I'm wondering if it's a good idea to use the Tor browser (without a bridge) and run a relay (not an exit node). I realize that this question could be repeated for any ...
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What license(s) are the Tor Browser Bundles licensed under?

When I go to download the Tor Browser Bundle, I cannot find any license information about the licenses that are applicable to the Tor Browser Bundle either included as a LICENSE file in the download, ...