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Need help with private Tor network setup

I'm working on my thesis, the goal of which is to create my own instance of a private Tor network. I currently have 5 nodes in my network, 1 node is a client and 4 nodes are for creating circuits(...
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Why doesn't Tor browser block HTTP by default?

Unencrypted HTTP protocol does not protect data from being modified or intercepted. Without a secure connection, the user could be tracked and monitored, deanonymizing them. However, the Tor browser ...
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How can we create our own private TOR circuit?

For one of my project, I want to create a private TOR network and want to send my traffic through that but I am unable to create it. Can anyone suggest how it can be done?
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Creating private and isolated Tor network using raspberry pis

I am thinking about setting up a private Tor network isolated from the Internet. My plan is to connect about 10 raspberry pis to an ethernet switch. I would run a client, a hidden service in two ...
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Does using a hidden service mirror of a clearnet site improve the privacy/anonymity of the user (generally)?

Some clearnet sites are also available as hidden services such as DuckDuckGo, Ahmia, and Z-Library. Would using their Tor hidden service instead of their clearnet website increase your privacy/...
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torrc file for a private Directory Authority in Private Tor network

I am trying to build a private tor network using raspberry pis. As a start, I am trying to emulate the basic-min network configuration (4 Authorities(also works as non-exit relays), 1 Exit, 1 Client) ...
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How to disable built-in Permanent private browsing Tor?

Tor 9.0.5 always opens in Permanent Private browsing mode, is there any solution to disable this?
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Private Tor network, socket explanation

I recently made a private Tor network using virtual machines (with this tutorial). The network is composed of three nodes: goupix with the ip address 172.26.145.31 grodoudou with the ip address 172....
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Is it possible to set up a private tor network which can connect to the Internet?

I would like a private tor network only my machines can use. These nodes are in different physical machines and have their own IPs. And I want to connect to public websites through private Tor network....
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How to detect user using the TOR broswer using private/load balancer ips of AWS

I have used the below code from link to detect the browser is TOR or not. Code But when the server is hosted on AWS, we didn't get the exact $_SERVER['SERVER_ADDR'] as the AWS is providing the ...
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Using socat through Tor socks proxy gives no response

I am trying to get an HTTP request through a private Tor network that I have setup using tunneling with socat. In a private Tor network (10.0.0.216/29) I have relays setup on my servers 218 and 221 ...
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Emails that work with Tor

I need a list of non-darknet emails that work fine with Tor. I just need a list of well known email providers(like Google,Hotmail,etc) that work with Tor. I know Yandex works with Tor, but you get ...
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Is it impossible to mitigate the Correlation Attack if I use Tor to access a website hosted in my home country?

I think the question is already clear enough. So, just to make it clearer, it can be interpreted as: Is it true that my government will always be able to correlate me with the website which is also ...
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Does it matter when you connect to TOR?

Does it matter when you connect to TOR Network ? 2 cases: 1. You connect to TOR after 10 minutes after you connect to your real facebook/bank/email account. Is it harmfull to connect to TOR as like ...
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How to avoid your onion host privatekey to be stolen?

i want to move my onion hosting from my local ubuntu 16 server to an hosting service one. My only concern is: how can i keep my domain generating privatekey totally safe? I've spent 12 days to ...
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Setting up a private local tor network

Im trying to set up a fully localised private tor network as a degree project to prove that this network topology can be used within the private business sector to secure internal traffic. I have set ...
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Is using a private bridge a suitable alternative compared to a VPN for connecting to Tor entry nodes?

I am a Tor newbie and considering deploying my own private bridge to connect to the Tor network. Normally I would connect to Tor via a VPN to prevent the entrance node from knowing my clearnet IP but ...
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How to set up tor private network without the simulator

Is there a way to make the private tor network do not use the simulator, such as shadow or chutney? If possible, do you how can I set up?
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Using Orbot to mask network traffic

I have a problem with my ISP. I recently changed to a new 'chat-only' provider, which allows only chat applications (i.e. whatsapp, messenger) to be used on his network. Is there any way to use ...
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find needed details of my own private obfs4 Tor bridge

I've set up a private obfs4 Tor bridge following the official tutorial, PublishServerDescriptor set to 0. /var/log/tor/log shows positive entries so it should be configured correctly. The machine is ...
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Is it possible to setup a private TOR relay

I have a proxy setup on one of my machines which is behind a router. And I need to use that proxy from another network. But my problem is that I cannot forward ports from the router to the proxy ...
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How to set up private tor network with a chutney

I am a Japanese university student. I believe that you want to create a private tow network with the chutney.I would like to be able to see the route using the Tor-Browser.How Could you tell me how to ...
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Does a Tor node "know" what layer of the onion they are in?

I think a Tor circuit looks like this when sent Key1.Encrypt(Key2.Encrypt(Key3.Encrypt(Key4.Encrypt(Key5.encrypt(DATA))))); ... where KeyX represents the RSA or ECC encryption of a node in the chain....
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In what ways can private relays be used?

There are applications where private relays, not listed in public consensus directories, would perhaps be useful. For example, one might use four-relay circuits with private entry guards and exit ...
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Noob:: would someone be helpful to be sure I am as private as possible?

I follow all of the usual set ups, but in global it shows my external ip and the name of my isp. Is this normal? Am I putting myself out there more than I need to? Thank you for your patience. link ...
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Google knows my language when I use Tor [closed]

When I go to google.com (without being logged in) it switches to google.de (I am from Germany), even though I am using Tor. How is this information still available to google? Tor Browser Bundle 5.0.2....
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How to deploy private tor network on the Internet

Is that possible to deploy my own private tor network on the Internet (not on the LAN)? I got five alicloud servers. 2 for directory authorities and 3 for tor relay servers. Here is my torrc file: ...
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Does hosting a Tor hidden service also on clearnet DNS reduce privacy/security for the Tor user?

I am wondering about the anonymity and security differences in visiting an .onion site, from the user's perspective, between one that is ONLY a hidden service, and one that also points the same ...
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Do Tor hidden service directories (HSDirs) see the REAL IP of users who visit .onion sites?

I'm reading here about Tor's 'DNS' resolving mechanisms (for both clearnet and hidden services) . The mechanism for connecting to a hidden service itself (via a rendezvous point in a 7-hop circuit ...
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How to contact the company I work for anonymously?

I would like to anonymously contact a company I work for using my home internet using fictitious name, and email address. I will not provide my phone number and address. Is it possible to do this ...