We have some new Tor Browser Bundles out. The main notable upgrades for these are Firefox 3.6.11 and Pidgin 2.7.4 in the Windows IM bundle.
Although it has been a while since GSoC ended, I want to give a quick run-down of my project and how everything went over the summer.
Tor 0.2.2.17-alpha introduces a feature to make it harder for clients to use one-hop circuits (which can put the exit relays at higher risk, plus unbalance the network); fixes a big bug in bandwidt
We have heard from web server operators who are wondering how many of
their visitors are using Tor to do so.
The latest version of the graphical controller for tor, Vidalia, is now available. The main change is the use of Tor's native geoip database to map relay IP addresses to country.
Tor 0.2.2.16-alpha fixes a variety of old stream fairness bugs (most
evident at exit relays), and also continues to resolve all the little
Looking for a paper topic (or a thesis topic)? Here's a Tor research area that needs more attention.
As more countries crack down on Internet use, people around the world are turning to anti-censorship software that lets them reach blocked websites.
We're holding a Tor hackfest this Sunday, the 19th.