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Will cDc privacy app Peekabooty put users at risk?
Depending on how involved one wishes to be, the scheme may or may not require a download. Some users will actually be hosting content. Others will merely relay it, and others will simply be accessing Web content through an ordinary browser with nothing installed on their machines, as with SafeWeb.
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With the exception of safe browsing without a download, we see some potential risks for users in repressive countries, and we worry that the less than tech-savvy may fail to appreciate them. Furthermore, some users will not merely be viewing banned content, they'll actually be hosting it, which could open them up to increased criminal liability. Additionally, it may be possible for Feds to scan for characteristic traffic which would indicate its use.
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