📺 LIVE IN 1 HOUR (13:00 Eastern, 10:00 Pacific).

PrivChat #5 | Protection Against Pegasus

Institutions invest billions annually into buying & building malicious spyware. What can journalists, activists, & human rights defenders do to protect themselves?

In this edition of PrivChat, join Likhita and Etienne Maynier of Amnesty International and John Scott Railton of Citizen Lab.
Roger Dingledine, Co-Founder of the Tor Project, will join us as our host and moderator.


📌 Mark your calendars:
PrivChat #5 | Protecting Against Pegasus
Monday, Sept. 27 @ 17:00 UTC

Institutions invest billions annually into buying & building malicious spyware. What can journalists, activists, & human rights defenders do to protect themselves?

Every 3rd Friday of the month the Tor L10n Team meets to translate together, share tricks, have fun while translating, meet fellow translators, and find out about the l10n priorities for the Tor Project.

Come join us on the Localization Hangout, from Noon UTC, on the -l10n channel in OFTC. You can also use Element element.io/ to connect: -l10n:matrix.org.

More information: gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/comm

Join monthly Tor Localization Hangouts!

Every 3rd Friday of the month, the Tor Localization Team meets to translate, share tricks, meet fellow translators, have fun, & learn about @torproject l10n priorities.

NEXT HANGOUT: Fri., Sept. 17 @ 8am UTC


"This is what the NSA had long wanted – to ‘sit on the wire’, to watch all internet traffic and pick out whatever they chose. Now they finally had the crisis they needed to make it happen." - Cindy Cohn of EFF

You have 5 days left to contribute to Fund! The Bug Smash Fund keeps Tor strong, safe, & bug-free so millions can stay private online.

We need your help to reach our goal--we're $15,000 away. Every donation made in August counts!


📝 Copywriters, front-end devs, testers, and content reviewers: help us improve Tor documentation:

Join Tor's third Aug 30 - Sept 3.

Good documentation helps people use Tor successfully to circumvent censorship & take back their privacy!


This is going to be a very exciting opportunity to contribute to Tor's (@torproject) documentation! Come, join us! (1/n) #DocsHackathon


Happening in one hour: the monthly Tor Localization Hangout!

If you're a translator and want to get involved in the Tor community, now is a great opportunity to meet up and learn more.

When: 12:00 UTC onward
See below for instructions on joining:


We've joined a coalition of more than 90 organizations calling on Apple to halt its plans to scan the files and iMessages of iPhone users.


The discount on DV certificates for v3 .onion sites has been extended through the end of August!

Get your cert for 4.5€ per year from HARICA, a Root CA Operator founded by the Academic Network (GUnet), a civil society nonprofit from Greece.

Here's how:

Dear donors, we're sorry if you have been waiting longer than expected to receive your stickers, t-shirts, and hoodies. We are running a little behind. Your items will be shipped in the next couple of weeks. Thanks for supporting Tor and for your understanding! 💜 🧅

🌉 Tor bridge operators!

Bridges are relatively easy & low bandwidth to operate, but they have a big impact on people impacted by internet censorship.

By running a Tor bridge, you help people bypass censorship to browse freely & privately.


⏰ Time to update: Tor Browser 10.5.4 is now available for Windows, macOS, Linux. Tor Browser 10.5.4 updates Firefox to 78.13.0esr and includes important security updates to Firefox.

🦀 Software Developer, Rust

❄️ Software Developer, Anti-Censorship

💻 Software Engineers, Applications Team (Browser and VPN)

🧅 User Support Specialist

Read more and apply: torproject.org/about/jobs/

Show thread

We're hiring! 👋

Work remotely from wherever you are in the world with a diverse group of bright and passionate folks committed to fostering internet freedom worldwide.

Check out our open positions! 👇

Make a donation today in any form and any amount, and you'll help keep Tor strong. Thank you for being part of the fight for privacy online and helping us smash those bugs! donate.torproject.org

Show thread

🐞 You'll help us respond in the censorship arms race. For example, earlier this year, when Microsoft announced that it would shut down domain fronting attempts in Azure, we used the Bug Smash Fund to set up domain fronting with Fastly for Snowflake & Moat.

Show thread

You'll make it possible for us to push emergency releases. We act fast when we find bugs, like when we pushed the emergency security update to Tor Browser to handle a mistake in Mozilla’s signing infrastructure in 2019. The Bug Smash Fund makes this possible.

Show thread
Show older

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!