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FBI subpoenaed Carnegie Mellon University for Tor-using suspect’s IP address

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 25, 2016.

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    A court order in the case of U.S. vs Brian Farrell, a man charged with conspiracy to distribute illegal drugs while he was allegedly an administrator of the Silk Road 2.0 website, has provided official confirmation that the FBI identified him thanks to the IP address provided by the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, who did some research on the Tor network. The court’s opinion “The record demonstrates that the defendant’s IP address … More →

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