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Child Porn Charges Against Tor Operator
2012-12-03 05:36:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A 20-year-old Austrian man has been arrested and charged with distributing child pornography after it was discovered that illegal content had been distributed through privacy network servers that he operated. According to Paul Mah of FierceCIO Tech Watch, the man in question is William Weber, an IT administrator from Graz who operated seven exit nodes on The Onion Router (Tor). One of those nodes was allegedly used to transport...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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