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Use a mask, use Tor.

Today we’re launching our year-end campaign centered on the ways we can care for ourselves and our community: by masking up and using Tor. Anonymity loves company, after all.

Help resist the surveillance pandemic.

blog.torproject.org/use-a-mask

Use a mask, use Tor.

Today we’re launching our year-end campaign centered on the ways we can care for ourselves and our community: by masking up and using Tor. Anonymity loves company, after all.

Help resist the surveillance pandemic.

blog.torproject.org/use-a-mask

"Anonymity loves Diversity: The Case of Tor"

Save the date: Nov 1, 16:00 - 17:00 (CET).

Our core contributors, @ahf and Georg (GeKo), will speak about how diversity is an essential ingredient for the Tor during the Foss-North event.

blog.torproject.org/foss-north

Between November 6 & 9, @torproject and LocalizationLab will host the first edition of the Tor L10n Hackaton. In this localization hackathon, we'll work exclusively on the localization of our latest resource, the Tor Community portal. Join us!
blog.torproject.org/tor-l10n-h

"Persistent location monitoring of schoolchildren risks becoming yet another facet of the school-to-prison pipeline... providing law enforcement with unprecedented tracking capabilities for monitoring children of color."

themarkup.org/coronavirus/2020

The Secure the News project by Freedom of the Press Foundation now tracks which news organizations offer @torproject onion services to protect reader privacy and enable censorship circumvention. Check it out:

📈 Leaderboard: securethe.news

📝 Blog: freedom.press/news/onions-side

🐿️ Code: github.com/freedomofpress/secu

Over the last 2 years, onion service usability has become a primary feature of Tor Browser. The security and improved usability of onion services are the reason we can run an onion adoption campaign like .

Read our latest blog post:
blog.torproject.org/tor-brower

How can you use Tor to circumvent internet censorship? Our Anti-Censorship Team Lead Philipp Winter explains:
youtu.be/g6xEfNHkFKY

A recent study found that 67% of the apps played by 3- to 4-year-old children collect data and share it with third-party marketers.

edition.cnn.com/2020/09/08/hea

Last month our new Board Director Chelsea Komlo talked about the Walking Onions project during the USENIX Security conference. The video is now available, and you can learn more about this ongoing research on the Tor network scalability and performance here:

youtube.com/watch?v=X3wiFC0wnc

"That begs the question: Why should you trust a VPN that promises to protect your privacy more than your internet provider? The answer is that you can't, and you shouldn't."

techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/free

📺 If you're using Tor Browser on Windows and having issues watching YouTube videos after the last update, we're working on a fix. You can wait for a new Tor Browser update, or you can change one line configuration to fix. Check the update on the blog post:

blog.torproject.org/new-releas

🔵 Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0 is out now. Tor Browser 10 ships with Firefox 78.3.0esr, updates NoScript to 11.0.44, and Tor to 0.4.4.5. This release includes important security updates to Firefox.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

Two new Directors have joined the Tor Project's Board!
Chelsea Komlo, cryptography and privacy researcher and engineer.

After months of work, we have a new stable release series! This series improves our guard selection algorithms, adds v3 onion balance support, improves the amount of code that can be disabled when running without relay support, and small bug fixes.

blog.torproject.org/node/1921

We are hopeful that the future of Tor will be free from DoS. We are looking for the resources and connections to make it happen. (8/8)
Read more on our blog post: blog.torproject.org/stop-the-o

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While Proof-Of-Work has been traditionally used to power blockchains, it was originally suggested for DoS protection. Tor devs have been exploring the space and we believe that such a system could work wonders against the DoS attacks the network is currently experiencing. (7/8)

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