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For one week only, the Tor sticker pack, including multiple reusable camera covers and our favorite logos, can be yours for a $17 donation.
Just write in $17 into the "other" box on the donate page, and you're set. https://donate.torproject.org
A vulnerability in WhatsApp allowed attackers to inject commercial spyware, developed by NSO Group, on to phones.
The spyware could be transmitted through a call, even if the call was unanswered.
It is unclear how many phones were targeted.
Very exciting call for research:
Mozilla has an interest in potentially integrating more of Tor into Firefox 🔥
Tor has never been deployed at this scale, so there are a lot of considerations to research before giving this a try.
Learn more & apply for Mozilla's Research Grant: https://blog.torproject.org/mozilla-research-call-tune-tor-integration-and-scale
Time to update 🔔
Tor Browser 8.0.9 fixes the issue which disabled NoScript and all other Firefox extensions signed by Mozilla.
If you used the workaround we mentioned, don't forget to set it back after installing this update. https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-809
"San Francisco leaders are expected to vote next week on a proposal, opposed by police, that would make the tech capital the first city in America to ban local agencies from using facial-recognition software."
Privacy and freedom are the rights of human beings everywhere. We're helping people exercise these fundamental rights online. Your support can help us protect the rights of millions: https://donate.torproject.org
Due to a mistake in Mozilla's signing infrastructure, NoScript and all other Firefox extensions signed by Mozilla have been disabled in Tor Browser. Because they use NoScript, higher security levels are currently broken for Tor Browser users. https://blog.torproject.org/noscript-temporarily-disabled-tor-browser
🔋 New major feature: When Tor is running as a client, and it is unused for a long time, it can now enter a "dormant" state. When Tor is dormant, it avoids network and CPU activity until it is re-awoken either by a user request or by a controller command. https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-0405
We’re a small nonprofit that develops free and open source software used by millions, and our community of contributors and users would greatly benefit from improved documentation on Tor.
Through Season of Docs 2019, we're looking for technical writers to help us: https://blog.torproject.org/google-season-docs-2019-help-tor-improve-our-documentation
Protect your electronic devices and digital assets before, during, and after a protest https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/attending-protest
This app has got to go.
"Absher, which is available in the Saudi version of Google and Apple online stores, allows men to update or withdraw permissions for female relatives to travel abroad and to get SMS updates if their passports are used"
"Trading privacy for convenience is a bad bargain..."
"We must keep fighting to make sure that in the future, it gets easier, and not harder, to defend our privacy—biometric or otherwise."
Facebook expects to be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC for privacy violations.
Facebook's annual revenue is $56 billion.
"Internet freedom is in decline around the world, and being part of a force for good that allows people to have private access to the open Web is hugely important to me. Millions of people around the world rely on Tor Browser and onion services for private and secure communication in their day-to-day lives." - Steph, communications director of the Tor Project https://internethealthreport.org/2019/in-defense-of-anonymity/
A "Geo-fence" warrant can allow "the very kind of search the Fourth Amendment was intended to prevent."
Having a device that generates location data should not be probable cause. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/googles-sensorvault-can-tell-police-where-youve-been #surveillance
Sign a petition for Ola's release: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/community_petitions/Len_Digital_rights_defender_Ola_Bini_has_imprisoned_in_Ecuador_since_April_11_FreeOlaBini/
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