• The People Who Risk Jail to Maintain the Tor Network | Motherboard
    http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-operators

    [#TOR operators] may be confused with being the source of the traffic, instead of an exit node of the traffic,” Opsahl told me. To anyone looking at activity flowing from the exit—whether that’s child abuse material, or an attempt to hack a website—it looks one and the same as the operator’s own personal usage. This could lead to a raid on the operator’s house, even though running an exit is arguably legal.