Crowdfunding Campaign for Tor router stop is put after criticism




The crowdfunding website Kickstarter, the campaign for the Tor router Anonabox stop put, because the promoters have violated the rules. Earlier criticisms leveled at the makers, who design would have not invented and falsely claimed that the router is safe yourself.

On the crowdfunding page on Anonabox been reported that the project is still put. In an e-mail to the people who have contributed financially Kickstarter gives explanation: the creators behind the Tor router would have violated the rules, so reports Wired.

Probably Kickstarter funding campaign stop put in response to criticism recently out came . This criticism focused in particular on the fact that the components of the box ready-to-eat in Chinese shops would be found. In his e-mail to backers called Kickstarter calls “buying existing components which is claimed to be homemade ‘as a reason to suspend the Anonabox.

In their funding campaign creators just suggested that they had made their own design. After criticism about the parts came out, initiator August Germar acknowledged to Wired that parts are purchased from the Chinese manufacturer Gain Strong.

Critics also argue that the Tor router despite promises not safe and that there lied about the use of open source software. Therefore, it seems unlikely that the Kickstarter campaign is started again. All financial contributions are Kickstarter canceled. In total, the amount of nearly $ 600,000, the equivalent of some 470,000 euros.


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