Jacob Applebaum

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Person.png Jacob Applebaum  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(journalist, hacker)
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Interests • Tor
• Computer security
• mass surveillance
A Tor developer.

'Jacob Appelbaum is a journalist and hacker who was a major developer on the TOR project. In December 2015, Tom Secker asked "Is Jacob Applebaum for Real?"[1]


Jacob Appelbaum reportedly had a difficult childhood.[1]

Tor resignation

In Jun 2016, Jacob Applebaum quit the Tor project, after having been the subject of "serious, public allegations of sexual mistreatment" which he denied.[2]

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