Posts in category community

The value of Tor and anonymous contributions to Wikipedia

by antonela | June 25, 2020

According to a recently published research paper co-authored by researchers from Drexel, NYU, and the University of Washington, Tor users make high-quality contributions to Wikipedia. And, when they are blocked, as doctoral candidate Chau Tran, the lead author describes, "the collateral damage in the form of unrealized valuable contributions from anonymity seekers is invisible."

Unveiling the new Tor Community portal

by ggus | May 19, 2020

Today, we are officially launching our Community portal. This is part of our continuous effort to better organize all of our different content into portals. The Community portal contains six sections: Training, Outreach, Onion Services, Localization, User Research, and Relay Operations. It's about time that the Tor Project has a dedicated place to help you to help Tor!

Reaching People Where They Are

by ggus | September 19, 2019

Part of the Tor Project's mission is to further the popular understanding of privacy technologies, and we believe we can achieve it by combining educational efforts with usability efforts. Popular understanding is to not only be aware of such privacy technologies but to also be able to use and control them. With that in mind, we decided to integrate user experience research into our digital security training with a single program called 'User Feedback Program’.