Since Bruce Schneir has done so much important work in the area of encryption, and since he was so closely involved in the latest round of Snowden revelations on this topic, I’ll give him the final word for now. In the comment section of his personal blog on Saturday, one reader referred to the scoops from the day before and wrote, “I would be very worried if I depended on TOR for a critical site. It looks like the game is rigged.” Nope, wrote Schneier in response. “I think the moral of this story is that Tor is fundamentally secure.”


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Lauren Kirchner is a freelance writer covering digital security for CJR. Find her on Twitter at @lkirchner