Cindy Cohn, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Board Member of the Tor Project, was named one of America's Top 50 Women in Tech 2018 by Forbes. As a tireless defender of digital rights, we wanted to get her take on the state of the internet today, recent victories and challenges ahead, and Tor’s role in taking back the internet.
What is your Tor story? Have you used Tor to curtail surveillance, circumvent censorship, conduct research, cope with an abuser, or speak up about corruption? If any of these apply to you or if you have another story to share, please let us know.
OnionShare is an open source tool for securely and anonymously sending and receiving files using Tor onion services. OnionShare 2 adds anonymous dropboxes, supports new Tor addresses, and is translated into a dozen new languages.
We spent 2018 fighting for the fundamental human rights to privacy and freedom online and made our software more accessible than ever before. We know our work plays an important part in ensuring that people fighting back against injustice are able to stay safe online, and we are ready for the challenges ahead in 2019.