"With onion services, women can share and access women’s health resources in countries where it is outlawed. Activists can organize with less fear of surveillance when there may be life or death consequences." https://internethealthreport.org/2019/in-defense-of-anonymity/
There's a new experimental version of Tor Browser out now.
Tor Browser 9.5a4 picks up security fixes for Firefox 68.4.0esr and 68.4.1esr and updates the bundled NoScript extension to its latest version.
Tor Browser 9.0.4 is out now.
This release fixes a critical security issue in Firefox: CVE-2019-17026. https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-904
Stem is a Python library for interacting with Tor. With Stem, you can script against your relay, descriptor data, or write applications like Nyx. Version 1.8 is out now: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-stem-18
Nearly 30 computer security and cryptography experts, including Roger Dingledine, Research Director and Co-Founder of the Tor Project, signed an open letter to the Indian government to reconsider plans that could weaken security and limit the use of strong encryption on internet.
Breaking encryption is not an answer. https://internetsociety.org/blog/2020/01/strong-encryption-is-central-to-good-security-indias-proposed-intermediary-rules-puts-it-at-risk/ #StrongInternet
🔔 Time to update: Tor Browser 9.0.3 is out now.
This new stable release picks up security fixes for Firefox 68.4.0esr and updates Tor to 0.4.2.5 on desktop versions. On Android, we fixed a possible crash after the bootstrap.
Privacy shouldn't be a luxury. We’ve joined with @privacyint and over 50 other orgs to ask Google to take action against the exploitative practices of pre-installed apps.
Read the letter & add your voice: https://privacyinternational.org/advocacy/3320/open-letter-google #Bloatware
Librarians: Resist the surveillance state and help bring privacy back to your local community.
Apply to be part of the next Library Freedom Institute (LFI) cohort by Feb 10: https://libraryfreedom.org/index.php/lfi/
"Global manipulation is out of control."
You know what would help? Privacy. The less that is known about you, the harder you are to target and manipulate.
Privacy online needs to be the default.
"For now, even the biggest tech companies have different interpretations of the law, especially over what it means to stop selling or sharing consumers’ personal details."
We need privacy by design. Can't be an afterthought.
Please sign this petition to free Chelsea Manning https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-free-chelsea-manning-now and share with your friends.
"For me personally, Tor was a life changer, bringing me back to the Internet of my childhood by giving me just the slightest taste of freedom from being observed.”
- Edward Snowden, Permanent Record (pg 156)
Just over a day remains to donate to the Tor Project and have your donation matched by Mozilla.
Plus, until midnight PST Dec 31, a donation of any amount will enter you to win a limited edition Tor socks.
Give today: https://torproject.org/donate/donate-tbi-md
Donations are not necessary to enter, but much appreciated. Email email@example.com if you would like to enter without donating.
2019 has been a big year for Tor. We released Tor Browser for Android, redesigned our website, launched our cryptocurrency donation page, improved major features of Tor Browser, created an Anti-Censorship team, and more.
We have big plans for 2020, too.
Make a donation of $75 or more through 12/28, and you'll be entered to win one of three. https://blog.torproject.org/thank-you-edward-snowden-tor
Donations are much appreciated but not necessary to enter. Email giving at torproject dot org to enter without donating.
"...many people feel that they have no power to protect their security and privacy. But the good news is that we can regain control..
Tor is a critical tool to helping us make that shift."
- Cindy Cohn, EFF Executive Director https://blog.torproject.org/interview-cindy-cohn-eff-executive-director #TakeBacktheInternet
Practical website fingerprinting attacks against the live Tor network have been limited by the sheer quantity and variety of all kinds & combinations of traffic the Tor network carries. We're looking into new low cost traffic analysis attacks & mitigations https://blog.torproject.org/new-low-cost-traffic-analysis-attacks-mitigations
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