Good News: Using A Proxy Server Isn't A Sign That You're More Of A Criminal (Yet)

from the phew dept

Some of us use proxy servers for VPN purposes, because it's just good security. However, the US Sentencing Commission was recently considering whether or not the use of a proxy server should be considered "sophisticated means," such that it could increase jailtime in sentencing for a crime. As the EFF notes, the Commission has rejected this concept for now, though, it's not entirely clear why or if this will change at a later date. However, for now, rest assured that using a proxy server doesn't automatically mean you deserve greater jailtime than if you don't.

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    TX CHL Instructor (profile), 22 Apr 2009 @ 9:08am

    Re: Uh huh...

    In Missouri, you are considered a potential terrorist if you support and defend the US Constitution..
    --
    http://www.chl-tx.com I support the US Constitution. All of it, not just the convenient parts.

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