The Tor network team spent the last 12 months working to improve network scalability and accessibility.
- Reduced module complexity and maintenance burden;
- Developed new architecture for several key Tor modules;
- Implemented better tooling;
- Improved testing for several key Tor modules; and
- Improved our documentation.
All this work couldn’t have happened without the support of many teams at Tor and anonymous volunteer cypherpunks. Thank you.
"Privacy is a fundamental human right. It has no price tag. No person should be coerced or encouraged to barter it away." https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/knowing-value-our-data-wont-fix-our-privacy-problems
So, what do you folks think of our new official logo?
Credits go to our lovely garbageman @dawidpotocki for the design :)!
looks like @privacytools has pushed a revamped page on "Real-Time Communication" options:
Interestingly, they break it down into categories: Centralized, Federated, and Peer-to-Peer and explains advantages and disadvantages to each
We're in a race against censors of #internetfreedom around the world.
If you have a question about our anti-censorship work, Roger Dingledine is answering questions in the comments of this blog post featuring his recent talk at DEF CON:
I wrote today in Hackernoon about what to look for when choosing your messenger service.
+ I'm old enough to remember the Web of the 1990s/ 2000s.
It was a maze. You followed hypertext links, stumbled into forums and early troll-caves, used Slashdot and GoTo, experimented with LiveJournal and Blogger.
It wasn't safe, it was filled with weirdness, appealed heavily to geeks and loners. Being on the web in that era was a serious trip.
But it wasn't corporate. It wasn't the tool of major governments, yet. It was defiantly decentralised, and when you were online...
... you felt free.
Oh this is very cool:
“#System76 Will Start Designing And Building Its Own Linux Laptops Beginning January 2020”
Mirrored from Twitter
The man who oversaw the Top Secret investigation into my work in exposing the NSA's unconstitutional system of mass surveillance now believes "we are in a better place" because I came forward. He disputes the methods, but admits it was net-good.
In another decade, I'll be home. https://twitter.com/shanvav/status/1197234169069408256
Affiliate marketing schemes are untrustwothy by design. There's no better example of this than VPN "review" sites. https://blog.privacytools.io/the-trouble-with-vpn-and-privacy-reviews/
@micahflee I want to buy billboards that say this. Everyone needs to understand it.
Localization co-leader Qubes OS project
Editor-in-chief at privacytools.io