Starting today, we're running a month-long campaign to raise awareness about onion sites, and if you enable Onion-Location on your site, you could win Tor swag!
Join us to make a more secure web!

Read our blog for all the details:

More than 15 years ago, Onion Service (at the time named Hidden Service) saw the light of day. From today (July 2nd), the Internet has around 16 months to migrate from onion services v2 to v3 once and for all. ⏰

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🇮🇳 Among other sites and Apps, Duckduckgo is now blocked by multiple ISPs in India. You can still search privately using Tor Browser.

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🔵 Time to update: Tor Browser 9.5.1 is out now.

This release updates Firefox to 68.10.0esr and NoScript to 11.0.32. Also, this release features important security updates to Firefox.

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If you missed our first PrivChat - where we talked about the intersection of COVID-19 contact tracing, surveillance, privacy, and activism in 2020 - you can watch it here:

The Tor Project is joining voices from around the world to raise concern about the future of OpenTechFund and the internet freedom technology it supports.

Read our full statement:

TODAY: Our first PrivChat, a live conversation and Q&A about contact tracing, activism, and privacy in 2020.

Tues, June 23 @ 18:00 UTC

🙌 Panelists: Carmela Troncoso, Daniel Kahn Gillmore, Matt Mitchell, hosted by Tor's Roger Dingledine.


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Next Tuesday @ 18:00 UTC, join us for our first PrivChat, a live conversation series w/ experts in the tech and internet freedom fields.

This edition we'll discuss online privacy in the context of COVID-19 and activism. Plus live Q&A!

We're pleased to announce that the Tor Project is hosting students this summer as part of Google Summer of Code and Outreachy. We would like to thank DIAL, Outreachy, and Google for helping us to participate in these programs.

Live chat with The Tor Project

>Today, 1800 UTC

Join us for a live chat with ED @isa, UX lead @holantonela, & Browser lead @mfinkel about Tor Browser 9.5 and its new onion service highlights.

Plus ample time for question & answer. See you soon:

Website publishers now can advertise their onion service to Tor users by adding an HTTP header. If you are a developer, learn how to enable Onion-Location in your website:

Onion service URLS are not easy for humans to remember, which makes it hard for users to discover or return to an onion site. In this release, we're bringing you a proof-of-concept for human-memorable names for SecureDrop
, developed with Freedom of Press
& HTTPSEverywhere.

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When users try to visit onion sites and encounter an error, Tor Browser 9.5 now displays informational messages about the service-, client-, or network-side error. Previously, only standard Firefox error messages were displayed.

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Now, onion service administrators who want to add an extra layer of security to their website can set a pair of keys for access and control.
You can find how to set up Onion-Location and Client Authorization for your onion service here:

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Tor Browser 9.5 allows website publishers to advertise their onion service to Tor users by adding HTTP headers. When Onion Location is enabled, Tor users will be prompted to opt-in to upgrade to the onion service.

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🎉 Time to update: Tor Browser 9.5 is out now.

This Tor Browser release is focused on helping you understand and use onion services.

When ISPs or governments block access to Tor, our users rely on bridges to connect. With BridgeDB, we tackle the problem of how to get bridges to censored users while making it difficult for censors to get all bridges.

BridgeDB version 0.10.1 is out now:

NEW: Meet the Tor Community portal!

Tor's Community portal is home to info and resources for you, the people who make Tor possible.

What used to be buried, scattered across our website, and outdated is now organized, refreshed, and easy to use.

Today, the pre-Tor onion routing paper, "Anonymous Connections and Onion Routing" by Paul Syverson, David Goldschlag, and Michael Reed from IEEE S&P 1997, received the Test of Time Award by the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Congratulations! 🥳

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