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"We need an internet where people can exercise their intellectual freedom and curiosity without being exploited by big corporations for profit, targeted for their personal beliefs, manipulated for political gain or worse."
bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/p

There's a new experimental version of Tor Browser out now.

The most significant update in Tor Browser 9.5a6 is the possibility to add an authentication key for an onion site without editing the torrc configuration file 🔑🧅

blog.torproject.org/new-releas

Take action against Section 215 of the Patriot Act. This mass surveillance should be ended at once and for all. act.eff.org/action/tell-congre

Utter madness.

Clearview scraped billions of photos for its facial recognition app.

New docs reveal it's been used by more than 2,200 law enforcement departments, government agencies, and companies across 27 countries.
buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanm
.onion: bfnews3u2ox4m4ty.onion/article

There's no upside to mass surveillance.

"A National Security Agency system that analyzed logs of Americans’ domestic phone calls and text messages cost $100 million from 2015 to 2019, but yielded only a single significant investigation..."

nytimes.com/2020/02/25/us/poli

.onion: nytimes3xbfgragh.onion/2020/02

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on supporters like you to help keep Tor strong.

If you sign up to become a monthly donor (even just $5 will make an impact), we'll send you this exclusive Defenders of Privacy patch as a token of our appreciation.
donate.torproject.org/monthly-

Job Opening:
We're looking for an Executive Assistant to provide high-level admin support to our ED. This position is full-time and remote. Someone in the Eastern Time Zone is strongly preferred. torproject.org/about/jobs/exec

Secret details—hidden costs, loan servicing fees, and inducements to insiders—about financing the $1.1 billion sale of the .ORG domain registry should be made public.

EFF and AFR are calling on ICANN and Ethos Capital to do so.

We are one of over 800 nonprofit organizations that oppose this deal. eff.org/press/releases/eff-see

📢 CFP: Tor Village @

We're organizing a village with activities on privacy, anonymity, and anti-censorship based around Tor. Have a session idea? Send it on over.

Activities can be in English or Spanish. The call for proposals ends March 10.
blog.torproject.org/tor-villag

If you want to help us test features and smash bugs, there's a new experimental version of Tor Browser out now.

Tor Browser 9.5a5 updates Firefox to 68.5.0esr, NoScript to 11.0.13, and on desktop, Tor to 0.4.3.2-alpha. We also added a new default bridge. blog.torproject.org/new-releas

As more users turn to Tor, the network needs to scale to match the demand.

Thanks to Zcash Foundation for helping fund our scalability solution, Walking Onions, with a grant to help the Tor network scale in a meaningful way.

🧅🚶‍♀️🧅🚶🧅🚶‍♂️🧅
grants.zfnd.org/proposals/1642

Tracking, surveillance, and censorship are widespread online. Let's . Join me and donate to @torproject: donate.torproject.org

🔔 Time to update. There's a new version of Tor Browser out now.

Tor Browser 9.0.5 updates Firefox to 68.5.0esr, NoScript to 11.0.13, and on desktop, Tor to 0.4.2.6. We also added a new default bridge and backported improvements from the alpha series. blog.torproject.org/new-releas

When ISPs or governments block access to the Tor network, people 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 bridges.

BridgeDB 0.9.3 is out now.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

There's a new Tor alpha release out now. Tor 0.4.3.2-alpha is the second stable alpha release in the Tor 0.4.3.x series. It fixes several bugs present in the previous alpha release.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

Job Opening:
We're looking for an Executive Assistant to provide high-level admin support to our ED. This position is full-time and remote. Someone in the Eastern Time Zone is strongly preferred. torproject.org/about/jobs/exec

Just 5 days left to submit to Barcelona Bsides
-- the CFP is open to different topics around privacy, security, community, and how technologies relate to society. First time speakers welcome. papercall.io/bsidesbcn20

Join Tor, Privacy International, and over 50 other organizations asking Google to take action against exploitative pre-installed software on Android devices.

People shouldn't have to trade privacy and security for smartphone access. privacyinternational.org/advoc
.onion: privacyintyqcroe.onion/advocac

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