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Re: <nettime> The 'Jake' Appelbaum case, or the rise and fall of
morlockelloi on Sat, 11 Jun 2016 23:26:17 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> The 'Jake' Appelbaum case, or the rise and fall of

The point is that it does take place, and that it places severe 
constraints on the organization that suffers from it. Whether the 
celeb-status is sought as a reward or loathed does not make any 
difference. Celeb-status creates a vulnerable focus point for the 

In today's technical and political circumstances, it's amazing that 
makers of anonymity and security systems still group in identifiable 
organizations with obvious 'leaders'. There are existing technologies 
that can provide collaborative publishing of Tor.

It is becoming obvious (from the recent Fear and Loathing in Tor 
Community threads) that knowing someone personally ('trust') means jack 

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the 
credit." - H. Truman

> Where does this "becoming-celebrity" actually take place, and where is it played
> out? I guess it must have something to do with passing a certain threshold of

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