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Next Outreachy internships rounds is from December 2020 to March 2021. We are currently seeking sponsorship for this round at @torproject
. If you want to help sponsor Outreachy mentees please contact us through giving at torproject dot org

Such a long process and so much water under the bridge to arrive to what we have today at Tor.

😍 "Tor’s community is very welcoming; all the Tor core developers are down to earth, humble, and easy to approach for any technical difficulty. Any interested person can barge into their IRC channels and ask any question, and either the developers or the fellow folks in the community would answer our questions."

so greateful for the clean air today 😭

It turns out is hard to sleep in smoky conditions...

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"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Censorship Circumvention". Other spectacular PrivChat panel with Tor! On August 28 @ 17:00 UTC at

Systerserver towners! Sorry that it took a few days to renew the certificate! Now everything is back in town.

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PrivChat Chapter #2 - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Censorship Circumvention
Hosted by Cory Doctorow.

[August 28th ∙ 10:00 AM Pacific Time ∙ 17:00 UTC ∙ 13:00 Eastern Time]


- Felicia Anthonio (Access Now),
- Vrinda Bhandari (Internet Freedom Foundation ),
- Cecylia Bocovich (Tor Project ),
- Arturo Filastò (OONI )


"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Censorship Circumvention". Other spectacular PrivChat panel with Tor! On August 28 @ 17:00 UTC at

"For the website side, 1. Enable HTTPS for their sites (folks can get free certificates with Let's Encrypt), and to 2. Make sure they have a redirect rule for their site added to HTTPS-Everywhere, so their users use a safe connection preemptively, rather than relying on getting redirected after making an unsafe connection. Additionally, for web services interested in avoiding exit nodes entirely, we're asking companies and organizations to deploy onion sites."

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Desarrollamos herramientas para que lo sitios de Sutty puedan ser accedidos en forma anónima a través de la red Tor.

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So about that "zero logs" VPN you were using

Good reminder that privacy is NOT built on trust. You have to assume that anything they COULD do with your data, they WILL do with your data. The only business you can trust with your privacy is the one that doesn't handle private data in the first place.

This is also why Protonmail is full of shit!

"As protests are sparkling around the world, we know that the struggles for a more just society are closely surveilled by those in power. The things that we do online, where we are, the websites that we've visited, who we've talked to... this data is being collected and analyzed to draw the social graph of activists and used to determine who to monitor. As many digital security trainers point out: protests may have an end, but metadata lasts forever."

On the work we are doing related to circumventing censorship at Tor

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Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:

We're happy to be here! #introductions

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Systerserver Town

Very very small instance for feminists. Right now this instance is moderated by Gaba & Anne & Mara open to people we know or recommended. If you would like to join send an email with a short introduction to gaba at and hi at