Posts by gaba

Onionize your Workflow with the Onion Guide Fanzine

by gaba | March 27, 2021

One way we help human rights defenders and organizations take back their right to privacy online is by helping them to use and set up onion services. Last year, thanks to the support of Digital Defenders Partnership, we wrote a series of Onion Guides intended to make it easier for our partners to correctly and safely set up their own onion services.

The State of IPv6 support on the Tor network

by gaba | January 14, 2021

In our last article, published in RIPE's website, we described the work that happened in 2020 related to giving IPv6 support to the Tor network. Tor is the first release that includes all the work described in the RIPE article. Relays running are the first to report IPv6 bandwidth statistics.

From Trac into Gitlab for Tor

by gaba | November 20, 2020

Tor has been using Trac until June 2020, when we moved to our self-hosted instance of Gitlab administered by the Tor sysadmin team.

Mozilla Research Call: Tune up Tor for Integration and Scale

by gaba | May 8, 2019

What alternative protocol architectures and route selection protocols would offer acceptable gains in Tor performance? Would they preserve Tor properties? Is it possible to improve Tor performance without changing protocols? Is it truly possible to deploy Tor at scale? And what would the full integration of Tor and Firefox look like? Those are some of the questions that Mozilla is calling researchers to answer in the privacy & security part of their Mozilla Research Grants program.