Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#19786 closed defect (wontfix)

Full Internal Transparency

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: qbi
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Internal Services/Service - lists Version:
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Description

I believe the widespread community concerns about the trustworthiness of the Tor Project are rooted in Tor's secret internal politics.

Tickets #1971 and #19690 both show that these internal politics are spilling over into the technical realm, too. This needs to stop.

I suggest a new strategy: full transparency for all internal operations. Everything about the Tor project should be immediately and publicly visible. Complete archives of lists like dir-auth should also be made available

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Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by qbi

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Please have a look at the mailing lists at https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/emailLists
You'll find several lists where full and immediate transparency is counterproductive and even a threat to our users (think of a 0day sent to tor-security@).

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