Posts by ggus

Wrapping up Run a Tor bridge campaign

by ggus | February 2, 2022

When we started the campaign on November 17, 2021, the Tor network had approximately 1,200 running bridges. The Tor network now has 2470 running bridges, i.e., the number of Tor bridges has almost doubled!

V3 onion services usage

by ggus | September 21, 2021

With the deprecation of V2 onion services right around the corner, it is a good time to talk about V3 onion services. This post will discuss the most important privacy improvements provided by V3 onion services as well as their limitations. Aware of those limitations, our research group at the Institute of Network and Security at JKU Linz conducted an experiment that extracts information about how V3 onion services are being used from the Tor network.

#MoreOnionsPorfavor: Onionize your website and take back the internet

by ggus | July 8, 2020

Starting today, July 8th, the Tor Project is running a one month campaign called #MoreOnionsPorfavor to raise awareness about onion sites, that is, websites available over onion services. We recently released a feature called Onion-Location in Tor Browser that announces to users if a website has an onion site available. Join us to make a more secure web! To participate, enable Onion-Location, share your onion site using the hashtag #MoreOnionsPorFavor on your favorite social media, and we'll select some onion service operators to receive a Tor swag. See below for all the details.