Tor node operator after run-in with police: "I can't do this any more"

Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 1:17 AM EST

Alexander Janssen, a Tor node operator located in Germany, has shut down his node after a second confrontation with police several months ago. Law enforcement agents entered Janssen's home, handcuffed him, and searched the premises. Janssen was informed that he was a suspect in a bomb threat investigation involving an Internet forum. He was then taken to the police barracks where he was interrogated. After Janssen was released, a German state security official informed him that the detainment was a misunderstanding.

At Ars Technica.

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