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Torproject.org is the homepage for the Tor Foundation.

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Where to find the latest Tor browser design and implementation?

Usually, I use the Tor browser and implementation document located here: https://torproject.org/projects/torbrowser/design/. However, this webpage only shows the design and implementation for Tor ...
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Trying to implement Tor protocols, why encryption is needed in some places?

I'm trying to implement Tor protocol as a small project at school. I read the paper: https://svn-archive.torproject.org/svn/projects/design-paper/tor-design.pdf and related-docs. But there's a couple ...
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Q & A: How do Firefox addons remove your privacy and anonymity while using the Tor browser?

I know not to install Firefox addons or plugins as it can compromise your privacy as stated by the Tor project. But what are the specific ways these addons can remove your anonymity and how can users ...
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Automated way to fetch Tor guard IPs?

Is there a way to fetch all the Tor guard IPs from the Tor Project website? I looked for an API but could not see. The information is actually public, but I cannot nicely fetch it, only see it in the ...
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Why Tor Project and Guardian Project don't update Fdroid and Google play repos?

I want to speak about Tor Browser for android. On official website https://www.torproject.org/download/#android last version is Tor 9.0 On Google Play last version is 68 On F-Droid with Guardian ...
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Is tor browser and anon surf both the same?

I am very new to using proxy chains, and since I was worried about messing up while setting up a proper proxy chain I have been using tor browser. Is using tor browser same as using proxy chain using ...
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I can't access torproject.org with my computer - this is not a censorship problem

I can't access the website Torproject.org from a used computer (a laptop) that I bought. I know that its not my ISP because my other machine can get to the website just fine. I have also tried my ...
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How do Tor websites continue to work behind NATs?

When I try to host a regular server on my computer using my cellular network as an internet source, the webpages aren't seen by others because it's behind a NAT. However, when I hosted an onion ...
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Tor relay giving false HSDir flag

Today my tor relay started reporting the HSDir flag out of nowhere. I do not have a hidden service configured. Is this something i should worry about? Everything looks fine, and i see no services ...
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Are Non computer savvy ppl fully protected/anonymous on tor

Consider the person whose knowledge of computers goes only as far as their "Computer Class" in highschool, which was really only about Microsoft Office anyways. They pretty much heard about Tor on ...
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Is TORCoin officially endorsed by the Tor Project?

Is the TORCoin cryptocurrency officially endorsed by the Tor Project ?
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Why doesn't torproject.org have an official onion address?

Why doesn't torproject.org have an official onion address? The TBB "Check for Updates" should happen over an onion. It's seems plausible that nation state actors have the ability to mitm such ...
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Remove bookmarks from tor browser

I use tor browser and have some bookmarks. Now I want to remove those bookmarks completely. I already tried approach mentioned on this link. I deleted places.sqlite file but all my bookmarks are still ...
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What is SponsorR?

When going through bugs and the Tor wiki, mailing lists, etc. I frequently see SponorR. What is meant by that? An example: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/15618
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Why won't Google Chrome browser let me visit https://www.torproject.org? [closed]

When using Google's Chrome browser to visit https://www.torproject.org I am rejected by the browser with the following message: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to ...