What are the best Tor2Web anonymous gateways to make Hidden Web-Services available on clearnet/standard Internet?
Although, every one of these sites would be a nice middle-man proxy, giving the Grey Man - who owns it of course, all your details. I don't understand why anyone concerned with privacy and deniability would trust a single chokepoint node.– a20Sep 25, 2014 at 12:59
2They are not always working properly, and sometimes, you cannot access what you need. At times, they bring ordinary web sites and claim that they are onion sites. They are occasionally problematic.– user6660Feb 4, 2015 at 3:16
1Are there also Gateways that allow to connect via plain http? All Gateways listed here only allow https! (Which is better ofc, but leads to certificate issues)– user6903Mar 11, 2015 at 0:47
There are few available Tor2web network gateways:
- *.tor2web.fi (managed by Ahmia - Onion Search Engine),
- *.tor2web.blutmagie.de (managed by O.Selke with no block),
- *.onion.sh (managed by my unknown friend: “hey anon!”).
Source: Tor2web: exposing the darknet on Internet (PDF)
How it works
Whenever you see a URL like http://xxx.onion/, that's a Tor hidden Web service. Just replace .onion with .tor2web.org to use the Tor2web proxy network.
Some people like http://onion.direct .
However I am a fan of onion.link.
I do know at least in terms of size of GOOG index, the results come out to:
- onion.direct | 21k
- onion.cab | 232k
- onion.link | 1060k
Both onion.link as well as onion.cab do caching. AFAIK the other various t2w gateways do not.
Maybe you should disclose why you are a fan of onion.city: lists.torproject.org/pipermail/tor-talk/2015-February/… :-)– Jens Kubieziel ♦Mar 12, 2015 at 8:14
I'm a fan of onion.city only because onion.city is awesome!– VirgilMar 12, 2015 at 13:14
onion.direct still exists, but has stopped its service. Oct 6, 2016 at 22:52
Also to mention onion.cab which is 5 times faster than browsing via the tor-client, because of its static-files-caching.
You can use
tor-gateways.de where you can use one of the following syntaxes:
https://.s1.tor-gateways.de/ https://*.s1.tor-gateways.de https://.s2.tor-gateways.de/ https://*.s2.tor-gateways.de https://.s3.tor-gateways.de/ https://*.s3.tor-gateways.de https://.s4.tor-gateways.de/ https://*.s4.tor-gateways.de https://.s5.tor-gateways.de/ https://*.s5.tor-gateways.de
3The domain tor-gateways.de seems to be for sale. Oct 6, 2016 at 22:51