I'm about an idea, onion routing.

Are there a secret or governments or a half-secret projects with similar technology?

For example, DARPA-BAA-10-69 is a project called "SAFER" (May 20, 2010).

The goal of the Safer Warfighter Communications (SAFER) program is to develop technology that will enable safe, resilient communications over the Internet, particularly in situations in which a third-party is attempting to discover the identity or location of the end users, or block the communication.

Is it a fork of earlier(Navy's) version of Tor?

Is there any fork of Tor? For example Navy's version. Or Navy use a torproject.org?

  • If you mean implementation of the Tor Protocol Specification then there is already a question with replies: What implementations of Tor are there? If you mean implementation of systems based on similar principles as Tor then this is a valid new question. Please clarify.
    – pabouk
    Oct 13 '13 at 9:13
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    I mean system based on the same principles as Tor, onion routing. Oct 13 '13 at 12:29
  • I do not know why did you reject my edit. Your question as it is now (mainly its title) is too confusing. Could you please fix it yourself?
    – pabouk
    Oct 15 '13 at 9:50
  • I make little change, see. Oct 26 '13 at 13:18

To answer you questions in order:

"Are there a secret or governments or a half-secret projects with similar technology?"

Well, if they're cloaked in secrecy it's unlikely anyone on StackExchange could tell you much about them. :) Moreover, law enforcement and the military do in fact use Tor.

"Is it [DARPA-BAA-10-69] a fork of earlier(Navy's) version of Tor?"

Hard to say, but there have been other programs that used onion routing. BitBlinder was an example, and perhaps the only example.

You may enjoy researching garlic routing, on which I2P and Perfect Dark are based.

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