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Meet our new Relay Advocate who will help improve the health and happiness of the relay operator community:

After months of work, we have a new stable release series!

Tor is the first stable release in the 0.3.3 series which includes improvements for v3 onion services, support to embed Tor within other apps, and our first non-trivial module in Rust.

We build tools for the community. And the community helps us make our tools easier to use and safer.

Thanks to all of the volunteers and users who make Tor possible πŸ’šπŸ’œ

Turkey's government attempted to infect a large number of Turkish dissidents and protesters by spreading spyware over Twitter.

Access Now also identified six other malware samples likely used in Ukraine, Lybia, Venezuela, and Indonesia.

Next week we'll be at RightsCon -- come to our Community Village booth Thursday, May 17 @ 1-6pm -- bring your questions, demo Tor Browser, and get Tor gear.

As network filtering and censorship technology become easier to obtain and use, data collected by OONI is helping hold governments accountable

Amazon and Google are pulling the plug on domain fronting, a crucial tool which helps our most vulnerable users get access to Tor when their countries don’t allow it.

Our bandwidth scanner will get new features, our documentation will be updated, and more. Find out what else our new interns will be up to:

Onion based federation is now working with #pleroma on #freedombone. This means that it's now possible to follow users on "onion only" installs.

This type of federation is quite significant, because it means independence from the DNS and CA systems. It means that even if you don't control your local internet router or don't have money to spend on domain names you can still create a social network. It significantly reduces the complexity barrier to entry for running a home server.

We didn't have to look far for our next Executive Director.

As Project Manager since 2015, Isabela Bagueros has led teams in collaborative strategy building and roadmapping unprecedented at Tor. πŸ₯…

"Isa’s contributions to Tor are too many to name here."

Congrats, Isa!

Explore Cuba's internet landscape in OONI's first short film:

Activists, artists, developers, journalists, lawyers, public servants, researchers, & scholars!

HotPETS is calling for 10-15min talks on hot topics in privacy enhancing technologies (PETs). What ideas, experiences, or lessons would you like to discuss?

If you're watching Mark Zuckerberg's Senate testimony, you can watch it with more privacy and security by streaming it live from the NYT onion site in Tor Browser: nytimes3xbfgragh.onion/video/u

In Tor Browser, first party isolation is enabled by default. You don't have to change preferences or download any extensions to not be tracked across websites.

Download Tor Browser:

For friends where our website is blocked:

Journalists! Come to our NYC meetup next Thurs with David Huerta from Freedom of the Press Foundation to learn about how Tor can help you facilitate meaningful, adversarial journalism without being tracked or surveilled.

We're looking for a new Comms Director! πŸ˜€ Know anyone who is qualified and wants to help tell the world about Tor? πŸ€“ Please help us spread the word. πŸ‘