We've got an exciting announcement from the Tor and libraries partnership: New York University (NYU) and the Library Freedom Project (LFP) are creating a collaborative program funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services called Library Freedom Institute.
El próximo fin de semana se llevará a cabo un encuentro Tor durante el festival Primavera Hacker, un evento gratuito realizado anualmente en Santiago de Chile que aborda las relaciones entre tecnología, política y cultura. This weekend a Tor meetup will be held during the Primavera Hacker festival (hacker spring), a yearly free gathering organized in Santiago de Chile around the relationships between technology, politics and culture.
Next month in Montreal, Tor folks from around the world will be convening to discuss the future of Tor as an organization and designing the protocols and features that we want to see in the future. As part of this meeting, we’re also having two open hack days everyone is welcome to join.
The goal of our study is to understand your expectations, assumptions, and habits when browsing onion services. For example, we are wondering: How do you keep track of onion domains? How do you discover new onion services? How do you know an onion service is legitimate and not an impersonation? By answering these questions, we can identify usability issues and build better anonymity technology.
Sukhbir Singh is a software developer in the applications and community team of the Tor project since 2012, and at two talks this month in Toronto, Sukhbir will introduce Tor and then walk through the Tor ecosystem: all of the applications build around it.
While the majority of people use Tor to reach ordinary websites more safely, Tor can also be used to access websites and services that live inside the Tor network. We call those onion services (formerly: hidden services).