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Media Appearances

Major news organizations including the New York Times, Forbes, Al Jazeera, Washington Post, Le Monde, NPR, BBC, and more have sought out or quoted Tor Project members due to our expertise in anonymity, privacy, and Internet censorship issues. A sample of such media appearances is below. This list is not comprehensive, but illustrates some of the significant Tor-related stories that have popped up.

Date Publication Topic
2018 Apr 2 Digital Trends Raise your voice for a good cause
2018 Mar 19 Mozilla 11 New Partners in Quest for Internet Health
2018 Mar 15 Tom's Hardware Turkey Blocks ProtonMail E2E Encrypted Email Service
2018 Feb 22 CyberScoop Tor executive director Shari Steele to step down
2018 Feb 22 The Verge Tor director Shari Steele steps down
2018 Feb 3 WIRED Tor could be the answer to safer connected sex
2018 Jan 25 International Business Times Tor Browser 7.5 Update Released: What's New?
2018 Jan 24 Tom's Hardware Tor Browser 7.5 Launches With Support For Next-Gen Onion Services
2018 Jan 2 Sky News The number of Iranians using Tor has surged to over 10,000
2018 Jan 2 Sky News Iranian web crackdown drives surge in privacy technology
2017 Dec 10 BoingBoing Charitable Giving Guide 2017
2017 Dec 9 WIRED The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online
2017 Nov 20 Bleeping Computer Another Tor Browser Feature Makes It Into Firefox: First-Party Isolation
2017 Nov 15 Motherboard The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked
2017 Oct 30 NakedSecurity Firefox takes a bite out of the canvas 'super cookie'
2017 Oct 30 BleepingComputer Firefox Implements Another Privacy-Preserving Feature Taken From the Tor Browser
2017 Oct 27 NYTimes The New York Times is Now Available as a Tor Onion Service
2017 Sep 7 Threatpost Tor Project Brings Security Slider Feature to Android App Orfox
2017 Sep 5 Extreme Tech Tor Amps Up its Mobile Browser Support
2017 Aug 30 Motherboard Here Are the 41 Websites You Can't Access in Cuba
2017 Aug 18 Fast Company The Tor Project won't censor the Daily Stormer - here's why
2017 Aug 17 CNET Tor Project 'disgusted' by Daily Stormer, defends software ethos
2017 Jul 29 The Register Dark web doesn't exist
2017 Jul 20 Venture Beat Tor Project Opens Bug The Tor Project launches its first public bug bounty program through HackerOne
2017 May 19 BestVPN Best Free Utilities for Your Computer
2017 Apr 25 TechCrunch Funding for the Tor Project reached a record $3.3 million in 2015
2017 Feb 9 Forbes Tor Project's New Mobile App Alerts You To Internet Surveillance And Censorship
2017 Jan 17 Macworld Anonymous browsing with Tor reduces exposure
2016 Sep 19 The Guardian How to contact the Guardian securely
2016 Sep 16 CNN This African country is taking an unprecedented step in internet censorship
2016 Sep 10 The Merkle Tor Developers Are Preparing For The Next Generation of Cyberattacks
2016 Aug 31 ArsTechnica Building a new Tor that can resist next-generation state surveillance
2016 Aug 26 The Merkle DOJ’s Ovie Carroll: “Tor Helps Protect Sensitive User Information”
2016 Aug 12 BoingBoing Tor Project Social Contract
2016 Aug 11 The Inquirer Tor creates 'social contract' promising never to harm users
2016 Aug 10 TechCrunch Tor’s new social contract includes ‘no backdoors’ pledge
2016 Aug 06 MotherBoard Department of Justice Official Tells Hundred Federal Judges to Use Tor
2016 Aug 04 Softpedia Tor Project Improves Client Bootstrapping Performance, Linux Security
2016 Jul 07 http://www.htxt. Make it harder for the gov’t to track your #ShutdownZimbabwe2016 messages
2016 Jul 05 The Inquirer Mozilla ups Firefox privacy ante with Tor injection
2016 Jul 03 The Guardian Extreme online security measures to protect your digital privacy – a guide
2016 Jun 28 Selfrando improves Tor Browser security
2016 Jun 24 The Merkel Selfrando Technique Makes Tor Nearly Invulnerable To De­anonymization Attacks
2015 Jun 23 The Inquirer Mozilla throws $385k at open source projects including Tor and NVDA
2016 Jun 23 Register What do Tor, Tails and Caddy have in common? Mozilla bucks
2016 Jun 22 Tech Eye Human Rights groups furious about new US warrant law
2016 Jun 22 ZDNet Tor Project teams up with researchers to toughen up Tor browser
2016 Jun 21 The Daily Dot Internet­rights groups launch protest over expanded FBI hacking powers
2016 Jun 16 BBC­Persia Tor developer discusses privacy tools with BBC­Persia
2016 Jun 02 dna Tor Browser update adds improved HTML5 support and DuckDuckGo search engine
2016 May 31 Softpedia Tor Browser 6.0 Based on Firefox 45­ESR Released with Updated Security Features
2016 May 25 Softpedia Tor to Use Never­Before­Seen Distributed RNG to Generate Truly Random Numbers
2016 May 19 The Merkle Tor Technology Can Bring Much Needed Encryption To Healthcare
2016 May 12 The Daily Dot How Ugandans can beat government censorship
2016 May 12 The Huffington Post Tor Founder: Your Medical Records Are The Next Big Target For Hackers
2016 May 12 Committee to Protect Journalists How SecureDrop helps CPJ protect journalists
2016 May 04 The Mac Observer FBI’s TOR, VPN­targeted Warrants Amount to Court Sanctioned Mass Surveillance
2016 May 03 Philly DuckDuckGo donates $25K to privacy­focused Tor Project
2016 Apr 11 DZone Considering Tor­like Techniques to Protect Your Users
2016 Apr 08 Cyber Shack Panama Papers, privacy, encryption, and you
2016 Apr 06 MotherBoard Countries that Use Tor Most Are Either Highly Repressive or Highly Liberal
2016 Mar 22 ComputerWorld Tor Project says it can quickly catch spying code
2016 Mar 22 The Register Tor Project works on anti­FBI defenses amid iOS row with Apple
2016 Mar 21 Softpedia Like Apple, Tor Devs Would Quit Their Jobs If Ordered to Backdoor Their Software
2016 Feb 16 The Daily Dot The woman who aims to take Tor mainstream
2016 Jan 22 Ars Technica Tor Project raises over $200,000 in attempt to “diversify” its funding
2016 Jan 20 China Digital Times Facebook Makes App that Can Bypass China's Censors
2016 Jan 20 The Verge Facebook's Android app now lets you flip a switch to browse over Tor
2016 Jan 20 PC World Privacy­conscious users rejoice: Facebook's Android app now supports Tor
2016 Jan 19 Business Insider You can now connect to Facebook on your phone without leaving a digital trail
2016 Jan 18 Sky News Tor Map Reveals Network's Use Across Europe
2016 Jan 08 The Guardian ProPublica launches world's first major news site for dark web
2016 Jan 08 Salon This is the web browser you should be using if you at all about security
2016 Jan 07 The Daily Dot Everything you need to know about Tor
2016 Jan 07 Wired ProPublica Launches the Dark Web’s First Major News Site
2016 Jan 05 The Register Tor launches invite­only exploit bug bounty
2015 Dec 29 MotherBoard The Tor Project Is Starting a Bug Bounty Program
2015 Dec 14 ZDNET Twitter says 'Why not try Tor?' after issuing first state­backed hack alert
2015 Dec 11 The Register (UK) Silicon Valley's Congresswoman comes to the defense of Tor
2015 Dec 11 WIRED Tor Hires a New Leader to Help It Combat the War on Privacy
2015 Dec 11 BoingBoing The Tor Project has a new executive director: former EFF director Shari Steele!
2015 Dec 10 MotherBoard Tor and Public Wi­Fi Safe in France, Prime Minister Says
2015 Dec 07 ZDNET France considers public Wi­Fi, Tor network ban in wake of terror attacks
2015 Dec 04 SC Magazine Top 6 influential security thinkers
2015 Nov 30 Fusion The attack that broke the Dark Web—and how Tor plans to fix it.
2015 Nov 25 The Register (UK) Tor Project: Anonymity ain't free, folks. Pony up
2015 Nov 16 International Journalists Network (IJNet) Five tools for journalists’ online safety, privacy highlighted during Aaron Swartz Day event
2015 Oct 30 BBC Tor launches anti­censorship Messenger service
2015 Oct 30 ZDNET Tor Project launches encrypted anonymous chat app to the public
2015 Oct 29 WIRED Tor Just Launched the Easiest App Yet for Anonymous, Encrypted IM
2015 Oct 29 Tech Times With Facebook's Support, Tor Project's .Onion Domains Remain Hidden
2015 Oct 28 The Verge Facebook helps Tor’s hidden sites get official recognition
2015 Oct 14 The Daily Dot Tor is getting major upgrades on iOS 9
2015 Oct 13 Economic Times More Indians are logging on anonymously using browsers like Tor, Freenet, I2P and Tails
2015 Sep 16 NPR N.H. Public Library Reconsiders Support For Anonymous Internet Network Tor
2015 Sep 16 Motherboard 'Dissent,' a New Type of Security Tool, Could Markedly Improve Online Anonymity
2015 Sep 14 Wired Mapping How Tor’s Anonymity Network Spread Around the World
2015 Sep 12 Wired Russia Tried and Failed to Hack the Tor Browser
2015 Sep 11 Motherboard The US Government Pressured a Small Local Library to Turn Off Its Tor Server
2015 Sep 10 Web Host Industry Review IANA Designates .Onion as Special Use Domain to Boost Security
2015 Sep 10 Softpedia News Tor Gets Its Own TLD Special-Use Domain at .onion
2015 Sep 10 SiliconANGLE Tor anonymity network benefits from .onion added as special-use domain name
2015 Sep 10 Propublica First Library to Support Anonymous Internet Browsing Effort Stops After DHS Email
2015 Sep 10 The Register Monsters defeated in quest to free .onion from clutches of DNS-snooping demons
2015 Sep 10 Motherboard Privacy by design, thanks to Tor's Jacob Appelbaum and Facebook's Alec Muffett
2015 Aug 31 Statesman ‘Tor’ is software for keeping things online anonymous
2015 Aug 29 Saturday Paper Tor and the Deep Web Going Mainstream
2015 Aug 28 SC MAGAZINE Dark website Agora closes over Tor vulnerability suspicions
2015 Jul 31 SC Magazine Tor Project, Library Freedom Project to establish Tor exit nodes in libraries
2015 Jul 24 WHYY Radio Security and Privacy on the Internet, with Julia Angwen and Tor Project’s Kate Krauss (starts at 13:30)
2015 Jul 16 Technically Philly How this West Philly activist became Tor’s first director of communications
2015 Jul 8 Technically Philly Inside Philly’s Growing Internet Privacy Community
2015 Jun 13 CNN Simple tips to avoid getting hacked
2015 Jun 30 Ars Technica Crypto activists announce vision for Tor exit relay in every library "Librarians see the value as soon as you say ‘privacy protecting technology.'"
2015 Jun 18 WIRED The Dark Web as You Know It Is a Myth
2015 Jun 18 Liberation Tor: "The emancipatory use of technology"
2015 Apr 9 Silicon Republic Interview with Runa Sandvik
2015 Apr 4 El Pais Hay que lograr que Internet deje de ser un medio de vigilancia masiva
2015 Apr 2 Motherboard Tor wants to know how to make the darknet mainstream
2015 Mar 26 Daily Dot Tor's great rebranding
2015 Mar 22 The Hill Silicon Valley Spars with Obama over Backdoor Surveillance
2015 Mar 18 Boston Globe In an effort to educate users, Tor animates online privacy
2015 Mar 16 Wall Street Journal U.S. Cloud Providers Face Backlash From China’s Censors
2015 Mar 11 The Guardian Tor Should Not be Banned in Britain
2015 Mar 10 The Hill We Can’t Outlaw Anonymous Web Services
2015 Mar 10 BBC Banning Tor unwise and infeasible, MPs told
2015 Mar 10 El Diario Tor helps resist the NSA
2015 Mar 3 AFP 2.5 million Tor users can’t all be criminals!
2015 Jan 7 Inside BitCoins Developers Say Privacy Network Tor Was Not Compromised During Silk Road Takedown
2015 Jan 29 The Inquirer Mozilla treats Tor Network to a hardware helping hand
2014 Dec 30 31C3 “State of the Onion" video on the state of the Tor Project with Roger Dingledine, Jacob Appelbaum, Arturo Filastò, and Laura Poitras.
2014 Dec 26 Engadget Band of hackers manages to take down Sony--but not Tor
2014 Dec 19 The Guardian How Facebook's Tor service could encourage a more open web
2014 Dec 17 Gizmodo Tor is Still Safe
2014 Dec 12 The Independent OpEd on hidden services and censorship
2014 Dec 12 Boing Boing Tor Project declares solidarity with harassed colleague
2014 Dec 11 DCInno Firefox is Building an Anonymous Internet Browser With Tor via @DC_Inno
2014 Nov 10 Gizmodo Mozilla get bigger and better
2014 Nov 20 Don't panic, Tor is still safe and Here’s Why
2014 Oct 31 The Next Web Facebook is now available on Tor for more secure browsing
2014 Jul 8 Cambridge Community Television NSA Surveillance Targets Cambridge - based TOR Project
2014 Jul 8 Tech Times NSA might tag you as extremist when you use Tor, other privacy online services
2014 Jul 7 Computerworld If you can about online privacy, then the NSA cares about targeting you
2014 Jul 3 NSA targets the privacy-conscious
2014 Jun 17 IT News Online How to be anonymous on the Internet: AppSec presents the latest developments of The Tor Project for anonymous communications
2014 Jun 15 International Business Times Iraq Crisis: Government Blocks Access to Tor Project Following Isis Insurgency
2014 Jun 15 Gizmodo Tor is for Everyone: Why Should You Use Tor
2014 May 25 NPR Going Dark: The Internet Behind The Internet
2014 May 13 ABC News I-Team: Understanding TOR and the dark net
2014 May 9 Vice Tor is Being Used as a Safe Haven for Victims of Cyberstalking
2014 May 7 BoingBoing Tor: network security for domestic abuse survivors
2014 May 7 BetaBoston As domestic abuse goes digital, shelters turn to counter-survellience with Tor
2014 May Boston Magazine The Power of Ideas
2014 Apr 29 ThinkProgress Meet the Woman Who did Everything in Her Power to Hide Her Pregnancy From Big Data
2014 Mar 26 IT News Africa “Hidden” internet growing rapidly
2014 Mar 25 Westmoreland Times Masking your location on the internet with privacy tools
2014 Mar 24 BoingBoing Turkey orders block of Twitter's IP addresses
2014 Mar 24 Dozens of firms are invisibly tracking you online. Here's how to hide from them
2014 Mar 24 Washington Post The Switchboard: Turkey's Twitter ban gets tougher
2014 Mar 23 Ars Technica After DNS change fails, Turkish government steps up Twitter censorship
2014 Mar 23 CSO Turkey, Twitter & Censorship: VPN, Tor and more
2014 Mar 20 Threat Post Malicious iOS Tor Browswer in Apple App Store
2014 Mar 20 PC World Fake Tor app has been sitting on Apple's App Store for months, Tor Project says
2014 Mar 10 USA Today Four questions about Tor
2014 Mar 3 Computerworld The paranoid's survival guide, part 1: How to protect your personal data
2014 Feb 21 Lifehacker What Is Tor and Should I Use It?
2014 Feb 20 Are you ready to be Deep Throat?
2014 Feb 19 Daily Illini Security technology to help students in future careers
2014 Feb 19 Nature World News WildLeaks: New Service Allows Anonymous Whistleblowers to Report Wildlife Crime
2014 Feb 6 Help Net Security HTTPS Everywhere add-on now available for Firefox on Android
2014 Feb 5 OEN "HTTPS Everywhere" More secure browsing courtesy of the EFF and Tor
2014 Feb 4 Popular Mechanics 7 Ways to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy
2014 Feb 3 IBTimes Avoiding Sochi Snoopers: Using Tor, Common Sense and Nail Polish to Prevent Russian Authorities Spying on Journalists
2014 Feb TechTarget Tor networks: Stop employees from touring the deep web
2014 Jan 23 BusinessWeek The Inside Story of Tor, the Best Internet Anonymity Tool the Government Ever Built
2014 Jan 21 Wired Russian Spy Notes Caught Snooping on Facebook Users
2014 Jan 17 ZDNet If Microsoft thinks old Tor clients are risky, why not Windows XP?
2014 Jan 15 Boise Weekly Privacy Tools: How to Safely Browse the Internet
2013 Dec 31 Anonymous: The Parallel Internet?
2013 Dec 30 Think Digit Top free PC Security Tools
2013 Dec 28 Wired For Tor, Publicity a Mixed Blessing
2013 Dec 18 SiliconANGLE Bitcoin Weekly 2013 December 18: More Chinese market upheaval, EU banking authority warning about BTC, Tor Project thumbs-up Bitcoin donations
2013 Dec 18 PC Pro UK Tor accepts donations in Bitcoin
2013 Dec 18 The Register Lovers of Tor can now sprinkle Bitcoins on its developers as thanks
2013 Dec 16 PBS Freedom of the Press Foundation Steps Up Encryption Efforts for Journalists
2013 Dec 5 Nieman Journalisim Lab Freedom of the Press Foundation wants to help build secure communication tools for journalists
2013 Dec 2 EFF An Open Letter Urging Universities To Encourage Conversation About Online Privacy
2013 Nov 26 TechRepublic Get a grip on TOR with Vidalia
2013 Nov 20 PBS Getting to Know Tor, the Most Popular Anonymity Tool in the World
2013 Nov 10 FAKTA: The Tor Project
2013 Nov 5 The Guardian What is Tor? A beginner's guide to the privacy tool
2013 Oct 25 MIT Technology Review Anonymity Network Tor Needs a Tune-up to Protect Users from Surveillance
2013 Oct 23 Tom's Guide What Is Tor? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
2013 Oct 18 Forbes Taking Stock Of Tor: Top 5 Tips For Using The Onion Router
2013 Oct 10 VentureBeat TorSearch launches to be the Google of the hidden Internet
2013 Oct 8 InformationWeek NSA Battles Tor: 9 Facts
2013 Oct 8 The Next Web What is Tor and why does it matter?
2013 Oct 7 Ars Technica How the NSA might use Hotmail, Yahoo or other cookies to identify Tor users
2013 Oct 7 Infosecurity How Does Law Enforcement 'Subvert' Tor?
2013 Oct 4 Washington Post Everything you need to know about the NSA and Tor in one FAQ
2013 Oct 4 eWeek Snowden Leaks Show NSA Targets Tor
2013 Oct 4 The Guardian Attacking Tor: how the NSA targets users' online anonymity
2013 Oct 4 TIME Docs Reveal NSA Campaign Against Anonymous Tor Network
2013 Oct 4 ITProPortal NSA and GCHQ repeatedly tried to infiltrate Tor, documents reveal
2013 Oct 4 InfoWorld The Tor teardown, brought to you by goats, giraffes, and Thor's hammer
2013 Oct 4 Computerworld Report: NSA has little success cracking Tor
2013 Oct 4 Ars Technica NSA repeatedly tries to unpeel Tor anonymity and spy on users, memos show
2013 Oct 4 CNET NSA sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report
2013 Sep 16 InformationWeek FBI Admits To Tor Server Takeover
2013 Sep 16 Techworld Mevade botnet miscalculated effect on Tor network, says Damballa
2013 Sep 14 Gizmodo FBI Admits To Hacking Into The Tor Network
2013 Sep 13 Wired FBI Admits It Controlled Tor Servers Behind Mass Malware Attack
2013 Sep 11 Infosecurity Massive Botnet is Behind Tor Usage Spike
2013 Sep 11 MIT Technology Review Security Flaw Shows Tor Anonymity Network Dominated by Botnet Command and Control Traffic
2013 Sep 11 Tom's Guide Is Tor's Anonymous Internet Still Secure?
2013 Sep 9 TechWeek Europe Tor Network Spike Caused By Botnet
2013 Sep 5 Gizmodo The Anonymous Internet Is Under Attack
2013 Sep 4 Is Tor right for you?
2013 Sep 3 PC Advisor Tor traffic doubles in a week to reach highest ever level
2013 Aug 29 RT Tor anonymity network membership has doubled since NSA leak
2013 Aug 6 BBC Users of hidden net advised to ditch Windows
2013 Aug 6 ZDNet Tor users advised to 'switch away from Windows' after malware attack
2013 Aug 5 NBC How anonymous? Tor users compromised in child porn takedown
2013 Aug 5 Wired Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity
2013 Aug 5 Naked Security Freedom Hosting arrest and takedown linked to Tor privacy compromise
2013 Jul 18 Huffington Post Meet Tor, The Military-Made Privacy Network That Counts Edward Snowden As A Fan
2013 Jul 18 Gizmodo The Technology You Need to Protect Against Mass Surveillance
2013 Jul 01 Slice of MIT After PRISM, Is Too Much Anonymity Possible?
2013 Jun 28 Mercury News How to increase your online privacy
2013 Jun 26 Surf Without Surveillance: Tor's Karen Reilly
2013 Jun 22 TribLIVE Protesters, criminals get around government censors using secret Web network
2013 Jun 22 TribLIVE Hidden Web Tor helps average users and criminals avoid government snooping
2013 Jun 21 Fast Company NSA cramping your style? Use these easy encryption solutions
2013 Jun 19 Help Net Security Facebook once again accessible via Tor
2013 Jun 18 The Register Tor users locked out of Facebook after wave of dodgy traffic
2013 Jun 18 TechWeek Europe Facebook Blocks Tor Users After Heavy Malicious Activity
2013 Jun 14 The Salt Lake Tribune Ideas for keeping your data safe from spying
2013 Jun 13 Boston Globe How to keep data away from prying eyes
2013 Jun 12 Washington Post Secrecy-focused Web services find a mainstream audience
2013 Jun 11 Reflex (Czech) Privacy on the Internet already exists. But there's still Tor
2013 Jun 10 Washington Post Five ways to stop the NSA from spying on you
2013 Jun 8 ZDNet Ask a hacker: Top four anti-surveillance apps
2013 Jun 8 The Hindu Cryptography as a means to counter Internet censorship
2013 Apr 23 The Verge World Wide [Redacted]: inside Iran's private internet
2012 Dec 17 Wall Street Journal Tor: An Anonymous, And Controversial, Way to Web-Surf
2012 Dec Foreign Policy The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers. Number 78: Roger, Nick, and Paul from Tor.
2012 Nov 18 WOUB Conversations from Studio B: The Future of Cybersecurity
2012 Oct Forskning & Framsteg Svenskt bistånd hjälper hackare att lura nätcensuren
2012 Oct Delta Airlines Sky Magazine Hidden in Plain Sight
2012 Sep 20 EFF Tor named as one of the 2012 EFF Pioneer Awards
2012 Sep 19 infoBAE Proyecto Tor: comunicaciones en la web 100% anónimas y seguras
2012 Aug 24 Tor gaat naar Facebook ondanks privacyrisico
2012 Jul 19 Philadelphia Inquirer Tech Life: Fostering anonymity online
2012 Jul 13 NATO Social Media and Online Anonymity during the Arab Spring
2012 Jun 19 Nieman Journalism Lab The Tor Project helps journalists and whistleblowers go online without leaving a trace.
2012 Jun 18 Poynter News Challenge funds 6 projects focused on networks
2012 Jun 18 Knight Foundation Knight Foundation funds project to protect journalists and their sources worldwide by providing them with a toolkit to preserve their anonymity online.
2012 Jun 15 BBC Ethiopia clamps down on Skype and other internet use on Tor
2012 Apr 30 Forbes The Tor Project's New Tool Aims To Map Out Internet Censorship
2012 Apr 20 The Guardian Hacktivists in the frontline battle for the internet
2012 Apr 19 The Guardian Online identity: is authenticity or anonymity more important?
2012 Apr 03 V3 Swedish researchers uncover key to China's Tor-blocking system
2012 Apr 02 The Guardian Internet companies warn over government email surveillance plans
2012 Mar 22 Reuters Special Report: Chinese firm helps Iran spy on citizens
2012 Mar 08 Boston Globe Privacy software. Unintended consequences of Walpole firm's technology.
2012 Mar 02 Ars Technica Google's new privacy policy: what has changed and what you can do about it
2012 Mar 01 Edmonton Journal Get your privacy on with Tor
2012 Feb 28 PC World HTTPS Everywhere Update: Now Reports Website Weaknesses
2012 Feb 27 GigaOM Activists vow to defeat Iran’s Internet censorship
2012 Feb 15 Le Monde Un nouvel outil contre la cybercensure testé en Iran
2012 Feb 13 IDG NL webwereld Iraanse overheid frustreert https-verkeer
2012 Feb 13 Ars Technica Tor's latest project helps Iran get back online despite new Internet censorship regime
2012 Feb 13 Radio Farda «تور» با پروژه‌ای جدید به جنگ فیلترینگ در ایران می‌رود "
2012 Feb 11 ITP Iran increases web censorship
2012 Feb 10 CNet News Tor anonymity project looks to help Iranians sidestep Net ban
2012 Feb 10 Linkiesta Contro i dissidenti in Internet, la guerra in Iran è già iniziata
2012 Feb 10 Forbes As Iran Cracks Down Online, Tor Tests Undetectable Encrypted Connections
2012 Jan 24 PC Pro UK O2 plays down accusations of Tor censorship
2012 Jan 24 Broadband Choice UK ORG says mobile broadband providers are blocking Tor
2012 Jan 24 PC Welt HTTPS Everywhere in neuer Version
2011 Dec 30 BNR Digital Hoe censuurbestrijder Tor wordt gecensureerd
2011 Dec 30 Deutsche Welle Mit dem Zensor Katz-und-Maus spielen
2011 Dec 29 Boing Boing State of the arms race between repressive governments and anti-censorship/surveillance Tor technology (and why American companies are on the repressive governments' side)
2011 Dec 28 ZDNet Asia Tor Project creates safer Internet
2011 Dec 01 Convenience technology threatening personal privacy, experts say
2011 Nov 21 Spiegel Online Chinas Internet-Zensoren testen neue Filter
2011 Nov 20 China Digital Times Government Blocks Encrypted Tunnels Through Great Firewall; Fang Binxing Talks Internet Sovereignty
2011 Nov 23 IT Security Belgium Tor Project is tapping Amazon’s EC2 cloud service
2011 Nov 22 Boing Boing Tor project asks supporters to set up virtual Tor bridges in Amazon's cloud
2011 Nov 18 Dagens IT Tetter hullene i den kinesiske internett-muren
2011 Nov 16 Forbes China's Great Firewall Tests Mysterious Scans On Encrypted Connections
2011 Nov 15 Ars Technica Tor launches do-it-yourself privacy bridge in Amazon cloud
2011 Aug 28 The Tor Project The Tor Project announces a new stable release of the Tor software.
2011 Aug 22 VOA News: Asia Some Chinese Surf Freely, for Now
2011 Aug 01 Peace & Conflict Review Tor, Anonymity, and the Arab Spring: An Interview with Jacob Appelbaum
2011 June 18 CNN: Tech Starting a revolution with technology
2011 June 12 CNN: Tech Wiping away whistle-blowers' online fingerprints
2011 May 14 BBC: Click Andrew and Dr. Angela Sasse from UCL were interviewed by the BBC Click program about why Internet Anonymity is important and valuable in a modern, networked society.
2011 March 29 CNN: Situation Room Tor featured in a segment about US companies providing censorship to repressive regimes and those circumventing their products.
2011 March 18 Telegraph Iran cracks down on web dissident technology
2011 March 17 BusinessWeek Social Networking: Fighting to Remain Anonymous
2011 March 10 NyTeknik Svenska biståndspengar till Facebookrevolutionen
2011 March 09 Washington Post U.S. funding tech firms that help Mideast dissidents evade government censors
2011 February 17 Walpole Times Tor Project, a Walpole-based company, helps Egyptians avoid Internet censorship during protests
2011 January 31 NPR: WBUR Here & Now: U.S. Activists Help Egyptian Protesters Elude Government Censorship Online
2011 February 01 Discovery News Egypt's Internet Block Incomplete But Damaging
2011 January 31 IDG Poland Egipt blokuje Internet, aktywiści szukają alternatyw
2011 January 31 New Scientist How Egypt is getting online
2011 January 31 El Pais Sortear la censura a golpe de fax
2011 January 30 Fox 25 News - Boston Local company helps give Egyptians internet access
2011 January 30 New England Cable News Mass. company helps activists avoid online government censorship
2011 January 30 Boston Globe Foreign activists stay covered online
2011 January 29 Tor öppnar dörrar för nätdissidenter
2011 January 29 ComputerWorld Without Internet, Egyptians find new ways to get online.
2011 January 28 Globe and Mail In a span of minutes, a country goes offline
2010 December 22 Technology Review Home Internet with Anonymity Built In
2010 December 17 New York Times Magazine Granting Anonymity
2010 November 03 metro sverige Sida hjälper utsatta bli anonyma på nätet
2010 Sept 17 NPR: On the media On the Media: Interview with Jacob Appelbaum.
2010 Sept 16 The Tor Project Tor announces an article discussing Ten Things to Look for in a Circumvention Tool.
2010 August 01 PC Format - Poland Google and Facebook are spying on us
2010 July 14 China Rights Forum China Rights Forum, No. 2 - “China’s Internet”: Staking Digital Ground
2010 May 25 The Australian Call to join Tor network to fight censorship
2010 Mar 25 The Tor Project Tor and Printfection launch The Tor Store.
2010 Mar 17 PC World Poland Anonymity in the Web
2010 Mar 11 ABC Australia Future Tense: The Deep Web
2010 Mar 09 PC Pro UK The dark side of the web
2009 Dec 29 Times Online When Iran’s regime falls this will be remembered as the YouTube revolution
2009 Oct 15 Technology Review China Cracks Down on Tor Anonymity Network
2009 Sep 30 BusinessWeek China's Online Censors Work Overtime
2009 Aug 19 Reuters Web tools help protect human rights activists
2009 Aug 10 Technology Review How to Build Anonymity Into the Internet
2009 Jul 26 Washington Times Senate OKs funds to thwart Iran Web censors
2009 Jul 26 Boston Globe US set to hike aid aimed at Iranians
2009 Jul 24 Associated Press Iran activists work to elude crackdown on Internet
2009 Jul 08 Tehran Bureau Geeks Around the Globe Rally to Help Iranians Online
2009 Jul 02 NED/CIMA The Role of New Media in the Iranian Elections
2009 Jun 26 Washington Times Iranian protesters avoid censorship with Navy technology
2009 Jun 29 EFF Help Protesters in Iran: Run a Tor Bridge or a Tor Relay
2009 Jun 24 Daily Finance Nokia and Siemens in Iran controversy
2009 Jun 18 Wall Street Journal Iranians Using Tor to Anonymize Web Use
2009 Jun 19 O'Reilly Radar Dramatic Increase in Number of Tor Clients from Iran: Interview with Tor Project and the EFF
2009 Jun 18 Deutsche Welle Internet proxies let Iranians and others connect to blocked Web sites
2009 Jun 18 Technology Review The Web vs. the Republic of Iran
2009 Jun 17 CNet News Iranians find ways to bypass Net censors
2009 Jun 17 ComputerWorld Iran's leaders fight Internet; Internet wins (so far)
2009 May 29 Le Monde Les censeurs du Net
2009 May 15 Mass High Tech Tor tackles Net privacy
2009 May 01 New York Times Iranians and Others Outwit Net Censors
2009 Apr 23 Technology Review Dissent Made Safer: How anonymity technology could save free speech on the Internet.
2009 Apr 22 Le Monde How to circumvent cybersurveillance
2009 Apr 06 Reader's Digest How to Hide Anything
2009 Apr 06 Al Jazeera Global Village Voices showcases Tor
2009 Mar 18 Marie Claire How to Manage Your Web Footprint
2009 Mar 13 Wall Street Journal The Kindness of Strangers
2009 Mar 12 The Tor Project Tor launches a performance roadmap and campaign.
2009 Mar 12 BBC World Service Steven J Murdoch interviewed about Tor and Censorship
2009 Mar 03 Orf Austria WIRTSCHAFTSKAMMER column
2009 Feb 18 Bangkok Post The old fake "404 not found" routine
2009 Feb 13 Hearsay Culture Hearsay Culture Radio Interview/Podcast
2008 Dec 29 Anoniem browsen voor gsm in de maak
2008 Dec 19 The Tor Project Tor announces 3-year development roadmap.
2008 Dec 14 PC Magazine: Middle & Near East How To Reclaim Your Online Privacy
2008 Aug 21 CNN Experts: Internet filtering and censorship rife
2008 Aug 22 The Sydney Morning Herald The China Syndrome
2008 Aug 20 Scientific American Cryptography: How to Keep Your Secrets Safe
2008 Aug 05 Guardian UK Vaulting the great firewall
2008 Aug 10 Tech Radar UK Freedom Stick highlights Chinese 'net censorship: USB drive promises anonymous surfing for the paranoid
2008 Aug 07 Spiegel Tricks gegen Zensur und Überwachung
2008 Aug 07 PC World 15 Great, Free Privacy Downloads. Tor is Number 1.
2008 Aug 07 The Guardian UK Chaos aims to crack China's wall
2008 Aug 07 The Register UK German hackers poke hole in great firewall of China
2008 May 24 Groupo Estado Interview at Computers, Freedom, and Privacy 2008 Conference
2008 Mar 12 Tor network 'bridges' help evade blockers. Covers new Tor features designed to overcome filtering and blocking that prevent access to the Tor network.
2008 Feb 14 Wired: Compiler Blog How To: Set Up Anonymous Browsing in 30 Seconds or Less.
2008 Feb 01 PC World Hackers Can Expose Masked Surfers, Study Says A report on Steven Murdoch's recent PhD thesis. Steven responds on the Tor Blog.
2007 Sep 21 Wired HowTo Blog Be a Whistleblower. Wired recommends Tor for whistleblowers who wish to remain anonymous.
2007 Sep 16 Cnet Tor anonymity server admin arrested. A Tor exit node operator from Germany was arrested and then released once the police realized their mistake. Unfortunately, the hassle caused this operator to shut down the node. We have an Abuse FAQ for Tor Relay Operators, as well as a Legal FAQ for Tor Relay Operators with advice on how to handle such issues if you are operating a Tor relay.
2007 Sep 10 Wired Rogue Nodes Turn Tor Anonymizer Into Eavesdropper's Paradise
Swedish computer security consultant Dan Egerstad monitored the traffic going through a Tor exit node he was running, then published unencrypted account and password information. Note that the better articles covering this event correctly indicate that this is not a security flaw or design problem with Tor - Tor provides anonymity, but does not encrypt anything going to or from an exit node. You must use SSL (https) while browsing to ensure end-to-end encryption. Also covered in The Inquirer, InfoWorld, The Sydney Morning Herald, Security Focus, ars technica, and many others. It was reported as early as August 31, 2007 on the Wired Blog, before Mr. Egerstad revealed that he had obtained the information via his Tor exit node. In the end, Mr. Egerstad was arrested, which was covered by The Register, The Sydney Morning Herald, ZDNet, and Wired Blog.
2007 Jul 27 Wired Blog Cyber Jihadists Embrace Tor
A pointer to a blog that posted screenshots of Arabic instructions on using Tor, ostensibly for jihadists. Make sure to read Shava Nerad's reply at the bottom of the article.
2007 Jun 22 Bangkok Post The problems with censorship. Mentions anecdotes that "everyone" has Tor installed in Thailand to avoid censorship.
2007 Mar 15 World Changing Blogging Where Speech Isn’t Free
Coverage of former Tor Executive Director Shava Nerad's participation at an SXSW panel, where she explained how Tor can help bloggers.
2007 Mar 8 Security Focus Tor hack proposed to catch criminals. Coverage of a toolset called "Torment" for monitoring exit nodes, and responses from the Tor Project illustrating why this approach may not be a good idea.
2007 Feb 1 Dr Dobb's Tor Project Protects Anonymous Sources. An introduction to Tor, including technical and historical background.
2006 Oct 19 Wired Threat Level The Onion Router (TOR) is Leaky (Leeky). Explains why you need something like Privoxy in addition to the core Tor code to ensure your anonymity. If you use the Vidalia bundle, it installs and configures Privoxy automatically, but it can't hurt to understand why it is necessary.
2006 Aug 18 NPR Tips for Protecting Privacy Online. Kevin Bankston of the EFF recommends Tor during an NPR interview. Tor information begins at 8:15 into the program.
2006 Jul 5 MSNBC Defending liberties in high-tech world. Mentions EFF funding for Tor as one of its significant nonlitigation projects.
2006 Apr 11 PBS Frontline Chipping Away at China's Great Firewall
2006 Feb 28 PC World Outsmarting the Online Privacy Snoops
2006 Feb 27 Forbes Cracks In the Wall. Discussion of Tor being used for evading censorship by repressive governments.
2006 Feb 20 The Boston Globe Beating censorship on the Internet
2006 Feb 15 CBS Evening News Cracking The 'Great Firewall Of China'. Roger Dingledine appeared on the show to discuss Tor, starting at 1:04 into the video.
2006 Feb 15 CNBC - Closing Bell TV Appearance by Roger Dingledine at 4:25pm. (no link)
2006 Feb 15 Network Secure Tor: Anonymisierungswerkzeug entwickelt (German)
2006 Feb 13 Wall Street Journal Chinese Censors Of Internet Face 'Hacktivists' in U.S.Full article text can also be found here.
2006 Jan 31 Technology Review Evading the Google Eye
2006 Jan 29 New York Times How to Outwit the World's Internet Censors
2006 Jan 27 Fox News/eWeek Web Anonymizers Suddenly Get Very Popular
2006 Jan 25 New York Times Privacy for People Who Don't Show Their Navels
2006 Jan 23 NPR Talk of the Nation Search Engines and Privacy Rights on the Web
Xeni Jardin recommends Tor at 33:30 into the program.
2006 Feb 15 Punto Informatico TOR c'è (Italian)
2006 Jan 20 Wired How to Foil Search Engine Snoops
2006 Jan 20 NPR Google Records Subpoena Raises Privacy Fears
2005 Sep 30 Viva o Linux TOR: A Internet sem rastreabilidade (Portuguese)
2005 Aug 6 New Scientist Why we all need pornography
2005 Jul 12 IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Security and Privacy Onion routing application Tor makes PCWorld's top 100
2005 Jun 22 The Unofficial Apple Blog Privacy Watch: Tor
2005 Jun 10 The New Zealand Herald China's internet censorship stranglehold can't last
2005 Jun 8 American Public Radio An Internet privacy tool called "Tor"
2005 Jun 1 PC World The 100 Best Products of 2005
Tor is ranked #40 on the list.
2005 Jun 1 Linux Weekly News A Look at The Onion Router (Tor)
2005 May 22 Slashdot Tor Anonymity Network Reaches 100 Verified Nodes
2005 May 20 Tor - мощный анонимайзер для всех ОС (Russian)
2005 May 19 WebPlanet Tor: распределенная система анонимного серфинга (Russian)
2005 May 17 Wired Tor Torches Online Tracking. Also available in Japanese.
2005 May 17 XBiz Navy Project Allows Anonymous Browsing
2005 Apr 13 Heise online CFP: Vom kafkaesken Schwinden der Anonymität (German)
2005 Apr 5 Libero Anonimato on line, ecco Tor (Italian)
2005 Jan 4 Internetnews EFF Throws Support to 'Anonymous' Internet Project
2005 Mar 31 Securing your online privacy with Tor
2004 Dec 27 BoingBoing EFF helping produce anonymizing software
2004 Dec 25 Kansas City infozine EFF Joins Forces with Tor Software Project
2004 Dec 23 EFF unterstützt Anonymisierer Tor (German)
2004 Dec 23 SuicideGirls New Routing Software Allows Anonymous Internet Use
2004 Dec 18 P2Pnet EFF to sponsor Tor
2004 Dec 22 Slashdot EFF Promotes Freenet-like System Tor
2004 Nov 16 AlterNet Heavy Traffic
2004 Aug 30 Newsweek Technology: Instant Security
2004 Aug 16 Eweek Don't Fear Internet Anonymity Tools
2004 Aug 6 HCC magazine Anoniem surfen met hulp van marine VS (Dutch)
2004 Aug 6 Golem Tor: Anonymisierer nutzt Onion-Routing
2004 Aug 5 Network World Security Onion routing
2004 May 8 Wired Onion Routing Averts Prying Eyes. Also in Japanese.
2004 Mar 8 CNET Japan blog Yearning of hackers and insecurity (Japanese)
1999 Apr 13 Wired Anonymous Web Surfing? Uh-Uh

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