Tor Replaces Its Entire Board

John Newman jnn at
Fri Jul 15 05:42:58 PDT 2016

On 2016-07-15 08:16, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> There is a phrase, and you can pretend I said this immortal quote but
> it would not be the case that I originated it:
> "One man can change the world."
> A man who stands on principle can be many things which can change a
> particular "world" (if not the world at large):
>  - the canary in the mine whistleblower, e.g. "keeping the TOR bastards
>    honest" and thus causing a lot of angst for those who wanted to use
>    Tor for their state-sponsored human-subversive intentions
>  - the sole individual who facilitates/ is the conduit for key
>    transmissions of whistleblowers and their information, to a 
> publisher
>    who has infrastructure to publish bypassing national "intelligence
>    networks" - e.g. to connect a Chelsie Manning to a Julian Assange.
> Remember - there was (perhaps still is, we don't know because it's so
> top secretive) a grand jury out to hang draw and quarter Julian 
> Assange,
> an Australian - I think Australia has an extradition treaty with USA, 
> we
> certainly host Pine Gap which is a global hub for the USA/ five eyes.
> HUGE resources have been put into this case against Julian
> - plane flights
> - enrollement of foreign so-called "sovereign" governments such as
>   UK, Sweden, Australia
> - subversion of the Swedish justice department
> - unilaterally grounding the aeroplane of the president of Ecuador
> - and probably plenty more behind the scenes which we are not aware of
>   publicly.
> The USA/CIA/FBI/NorthAmerican Government wants Julian Assange really,
> really badly!
> From inside the Ecuadorian embassy, Julian --continues-- to publish
> things which embarrass the North American establishment oligarchs -
> Hitlery emails, banking scandals, war files and plenty more.
> Wikileaks (with all its problems which around these parts some are 
> aware
> of) is a MASSIVE thorn in the side of the Empire of the North American
> and Atlantic Regime.

I absolutely agree with everything you've said about Assange, and fully
think his interment in Ecuador (the embassy) stems from the massive 
he caused and continues to cause to governments, corporations, etc.

> Jacob Applebaum was a key figure facilitating the conduit of leakers to
> Assange, and, apparently, certainly quite possibly, keeping the 
> bastards
> honest at Tor Inc, which was supposed to be an American Military and 
> operation - and here was this pipsqueak Jacob taking the "published
> principles of an intention (however weakly implemented) toward aiding
> public anonymity of transmission of information", literally!
> Jacob Applebaum took that fucking intention fucking literally!
> The fucking hide of him!!!

I don't know enough about what Appelbaum ever did beyond some (IMO) 
"art projects" and name-dropping Assange every 5 minutes in that 
internal tor
IRC chat that was leaked. So, seeing I have a lack of knowledge here,
I'll take you at your word at his importance.

> Perhaps he was grateful for the opportunity to bow out? IDK, just
> postulating of course, but hell, if he really was the only man truly
> standing in the gaggle of self interested, intensely feminazi and pro
> CIA agents employees of Tor Inc, for that many years, I imagine he'd
> "fucking had enough". Perhaps few men could stand as long as he did in
> his situation... most are armchair anarchists, armchair Mannings,
> armchair Assanges, waving our arms at "What a fucking bad job they're
> doing, I could do it SO much better".

Perhaps you're right!  :)

John Newman

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