Just as in nature, greater diversity among the members of the Tor network's ecosystem increases the sustainability of the Tor network, the biggest benefit of which is to ensure users are more secure and better protected from traffic correlation attacks.
Have you considered running a relay, but didn't know where to start? You can become one of the many thousands of relay operators powering the Tor network, if you have some basic command-line experience.
Atlas is a web application to learn about currently running Tor relays and bridges.
The Tor Cloud images for all the seven regions have been updated to include the latest cloud image for stable Ubuntu release 12.04.1 LTS (