For Snowflake volunteers: If you use Firefox, Brave, or Chrome, our Snowflake extension turns your browser into a proxy that connects Tor users in censored regions to the Tor network. Note: you should not run more than one snowflake in the same network.
support.torproject.org/censors

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📣 Starting this month, we're running a campaign to increase the number of Snowflake proxies run by volunteers. Snowflake is a new way to defeat internet censorship bundled in Tor Browser Alpha. You can help users in censored countries to connect to Tor by running a Snowflake proxy!
support.torproject.org/censors

👩‍🔬 💻 We put our users at the center of our development process. You can help us improve Tor Browser by completing a new short survey about your experience:
blog.torproject.org/learning-m

Dear Mastodon, we're ~60 followers away from 12K! Can you help us get there?

Help by spreading the word that:

🔵 Privacy is a human right.

🔵 Tracking & surveillance are widespread on the internet.

🔵 Tor is a nonprofit that can help you take back your privacy online.

Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0.12 is now available. This version updates Desktop Firefox to 78.8.0esr and Android Firefox to 86.1.0 + updates NoScript to 11.2.2, Openssl to 1.1.1j, and Tor to 0.4.5.6. Full changelog:
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

This year, your contributions to Tor's Bug Smash Fund have allowed us to work on CI tooling, Tor Browser improvements, defenses against DDoS, GetTor, Arti, security fixes, & status.torproject.org. Details on the 97 tickets closed with the Bug Smash Fund:

blog.torproject.org/tor-bug-sm

New: Anonymous GitLab ticketing at Tor. Our outreachy intern Maria Violante is working on an exciting project that allows collaborators to submit anonymous tickets to the Tor Project. The Anonymous Ticket Portal system is ready for you to test!
blog.torproject.org/anonymous-

New on our blog: we’re continuing an annual tradition of reviewing news stories that mentioned Tor last year. Our goal is to highlight changes in the conversation about privacy & censorship, and to identify the ways the media discusses Tor in this context: blog.torproject.org/tor-media-

Happy 🔐 !

Today is the day to take back your privacy online with Tor Browser. Unlike every other browser on the market, Tor Browser doesn't follow you, doesn't track you, and makes sure that the sites you visit and your ISP can't either.

torproject.org/download/

📣 Time to update: Tor Browser 10.0.9 is now available. This release updates Firefox to 78.7.0esr for desktop and Firefox for Android to 85.1.0 and includes important security updates to Firefox for Desktop & Firefox for Android.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

An update on the state of IPv6 support on the Tor network: ~54% of the relays on the network run a version of Tor that supports IPv6.

More on our blog:
blog.torproject.org/state-of-i

📣 New release candidate: Tor 0.4.5.3-rc.

It fixes several bugs, including one that broke onion services on certain older ARM CPUs, and another that made v3 onion services less reliable.

Full change log: blog.torproject.org/node/1969

Today we celebrate

Passed exactly 72 years ago, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights memorializes the basic notion that fundamental freedoms, including privacy, expression, and access to information, are essential for people all over the world.

Every year, in the name of transparency & openness, we share our federal tax filings and audits. Our 2018 and 2019 finance documents are now published:

blog.torproject.org/transparen

Donate: torproject.org/donate/donate-u

Next Friday, December 11, Edward Snowden will host Tor’s third PrivChat, a fundraising livestream event and conversation with human rights defenders + real-life Tor users Alison Macrina, Ramy Raoof, Berhan Taye.

You're invited, so set your reminder: torproject.org/privchat/

Donate: torproject.org/donate/donate-u

Today’s the day, ! Bitcoin Tuesday is a global day of celebrating giving back in cryptocurrency. And The Giving Block makes it easy to give to Tor (and many other worthy causes). Donate cryptocurrency, help resist the surveillance pandemic: thegivingblock.com/donate/The-

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No donation required to download this package, but if you love these wallpapers, consider our suggested donation of $5.

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