aestetix served on the Oakland Domain Awareness Center ad hoc privacy committee as a technical expert. In addition, he has been involved in many privacy-aware projects, including Noisetor, the first nonprofit sponsored Tor exit node in the United States, and The Last HOPE and The Next HOPE badges, which involved RFID location-aware social networking. He also refuses to eat hot dog buns on Sundays, in accordance with the wishes of Our Goddess.