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Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor

I can read and write some Japanese and I wanted to post on a Japanese message board that interests me. But they only allow Japanese IPs. So I came up with the idea of using Tor Browser and setting my ...
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Tor Configuration - Socks5Proxy / Socks4Proxy

I'm looking at the Tor manual, in particular the Socks5Proxy option: Socks5Proxy host[:port] Tor will make all OR connections through the SOCKS 5 proxy at host:port (or host:1080 if port is not ...
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Does the GnuTLS bug (CVE-2014-0092) affect the Tor Browser Bundle or Tails?

There is a new major security vulnerability in the GnuTLS library (CVE-2014-0092) that undermines SSL on (some?) Linux platforms. What versions of the Tor Browser Bundler or Tails (if any) are ...
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Has the Tor project considered using NTRU?

The Tor Project is switching to ECC, a set of algorithms promoted by the NSA. People like Bruce Schneier have mentioned concerns about both NSA's promotion of this algorithm, as well as the chosen ...
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Is there a way to get a CSV of full network status? smthng like all-descriptors.new?

I'm looking for options for torrc or another ways to force my tor daemon to fetch full network status. E.g. today, my /var/lib/tor/cached-descriptors.new contain only records about 1032 relays, ...
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Does Tor hide my mac address as well as my IP address?

Does Tor hide my mac address as well as my IP address? And what about if I have another browser such as IE or Firefox open at the same time as Tor, but not in Tor?
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Using Tor in Iran for the first time. User Guide.

I am about to go to Iran next week. I've got Tor's Browser Bundle installed, but will I need anything else configured to ensure anonymous and uncontrolled browsing? Thanks!
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IP address in specific city

Do I have the ability to choose an exit IP Address at city-level? I need my IP address to show as Phoenix, Arizona. How do I chose that location for an IP Address?
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Use TOR on Raspberry PI - Tails RDP

Currently I am trying to do the following on a remote-controlled desktop I installed Tor on a Raspberry Pi and made the setup as a Access point On Windows I can make a remote desktop and it will log ...
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A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design of these packages?

A number of differences have been observed when using Tails versus TBB. Are these differences normal and part of the design and implementation of these packages or it maybe something else? Below, ...
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How to configure a Tor relay through my VPN service?

I would like to run a Tor relay through my VPN (Linux using OpenVPN). My anonymous VPN service connects through an OpenVPN tun0 interface. I run both "Tor ->- over ->- VPN" and "TBB ->- over ->- VPN" ...
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Tor security and code upgrade

I want to know how Tor code is actually updated. Who does it? In light of the NSA scandal and the NSA desire to bring down Tor, is there a possibility that the NSA infiltrates Tor code and adds code ...
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Is there a way to share an installation fo the tor browser bundle among multiple users?

On Linux, I've tried the following, which doesn't work, but illustrates what I want. Unpack the tor-browser in /usr/local and make it readable by all users. Create $HOME/tor-browser/ for each user ...
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“couldn't connect to host” using `torsocks` with `curl`

I am trying to use torsocks with curl. Tor is running as a relay node. DNS lookup is working but connection to the target with HTTP fails. $ host www.ipmango.com www.ipmango.com has address 173.255....
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Fingerprint effect of changing TBB default font size

I asked this on tor-talk (no answers) & through Tor email support (also no answer). Suggested trying here. Does changing the default font names or sizes used by TBB (3.51 - 3.5.2) for Windows, ...
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Finding the IP address of a hostname on a given circuit

I want the Tor to just find the address of a hostname (just give me the IP) on a given circuit without be connected to that hostname. I find that the RELAY_CONNECTED cell includes the IP address of ...
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Failed to connect Tor 3.5.2 on Windows [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to Tor recently. I have got following log: 25-02-2014 20:53:08 PM.370 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting ...
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Pre-built circuits for a predicted port

According to the Tor documents, Tor builds 2 circuits for each predicted port. I checked the source code to find out how it can understand that it has already built one or two circuit for a predicted ...
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Can Tor be configured to run on all outgoing connections on a server?

I want to make a web-service that is going to make requests to various other servers. However, I don't want those servers to be able to pinpoint the location/IP address of my service (As a SPAM ...
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Does Tor use compression?

Just curious if out of the box does Tor use a Gzip or any other kind of compression? I have done some searches but find only discussions about the Hidden Service directory.
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Using curl over a normal tor installation, not tor-browser-bundle, on debian wheezy

I installed a tor relay on debian wheezy and it runs fine. Now I want to use curl and I used: curl --socks5 127.0.0.1:9150 http://www.torproject.org But it couldn't connect to the host. If I start ...
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Can a Tor hidden service make outbound connections?

I am working on a decentralized card game and using Tor to easily avoid firewalls etc. In the application each user runs a hidden service via Tor and accepts incoming TCP connections. Now I want to ...
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Is there anyway to play Runescape in the Tor Browser?

I was just wandering, because I have searched for a while now and haven't had any luck yet. Runescape uses Java and when I go to the site to play the game, it says I must download Java. I already have ...
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my Atlas page is blank

I am getting a bit worried that I may not have configured TOR correctly because my Atlas page is blank, the search window does not return anything. How is this feature suppose to work. I read around ...
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How to validate certificates?

In firefox sessions without a tor proxy, it seems worthwhile to use an extension that helps to validate SSL certificates (e.g. Perspectives or Certificate Patrol). Is there any way to handle this ...
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What security implications does symlinking the Data/ directory in Tor Browser have?

Is the recommended way to update the TBB still by replacing the old version (and handling bookmarks and Data/Tor separately)? I hate losing preferences such as fonts, NoScript configuration etc. To ...
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Is it recommended to use additional addons to improve privacy?

Would security improve using Firefox extensions with the Tor Bundle (as Ghostery, HTTP Everywhere, Disconnect, DoNotTrackMe, Adblock Plus, Privdog... etc)?
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Why does GnuPG show the signature of Erinn Clark as not trusted?

Got the latest Tor Browser Bundle (3.5.2.1) and tried to verify. Here's the result: gpg --verify /Users/user/Downloads/TorBrowserBundle-3.5.2.1-osx32_en-US.zip.asc /Users/user/Downloads/...
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Can the NSA or similar agencies see where my device is when using Tor?

Can the NSA or similar agencies see where my device is when using Tor? If so, to avoid this, do I need to encrypt my wi-fi as well?
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Tor on mobile connects but doesn't work

I recently discovered the Orbot app that allows mobile users to connect to tor. After the installation of this and Orweb, the accompanying browser, it connected successfully to tor and all the logs ...
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Tor hidden service isn't working [duplicate]

I can't use Tor. I'm using an ISP via WiFi in my local town and cannot access some of my favorite .onion addresses. My usual method is that I have profiles in Firefox which allow me to choose to use ...
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AOL Mail no longer works: Error 1 - COFE error 1714? [closed]

I've upgraded to the new tor bundle several weeks ago and I love it so far. However, since the upgrade, I am no longer able to access my email (AOL webmail). The error I get when I sign in is "Error ...
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Is Tails browser same as separate Tor bundle-browser?

It seem to be somehow different, is it still FF-based? Or is there any possibility to use tails and then use Tor bundle same way as you use it in Windows? And of course, is Tails's browser's security ...
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To use public computer, is it reasonable to assume one is in the clear net even if one use Tails?

Is it reasonable to assume communication on a public computer can not be made anonymized even with utilization of Tails?
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All .onion domains seem slow

Is it just me or are most .onion domains really slow? If its not just me then why is it slow? Alot of domains seem to not work and a few work and are really slow...
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Java webmail with Tor [closed]

I use Tor browser on an OSX machine with a VPN. I need java to work in order to access my webmail and my online banking service. I've tried adding my webmail address to whitelist and I've tried to ...
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Got a Trojan with Tor download

I used the link from the Tor newsletter to get the latest version of Tor. When I installed and then launched it, I got an alert that there was a Trojan virus. My antivirus killed it and it hasn't ...
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Is using Pinned Tabs and Bookmarks bad for Tor Browser?

There are some onion sites I want to keep track of but the URLs are so long. Is using pinned tabs and bookmarks a secure option? Will people be able to track me if I set bookmarks or pin some tabs?
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Is it possible to create a Tor Hidden Service in Python (Django) or Ruby (Rails)?

All the Tor Hidden Services seem to be written in PHP or just plain HTML. If this is possible, is there any reason not to do it? How would one go about doing it?
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Why are my attempts to burn TAILS failing?

I attempt to burn the TAILS disk like this: The result on the disk is this: and all attempts to boot TAILS fail. Why is this happening and how do I fix it?
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TBB 3.5.2 fail to connect, but TBB 3.5.0 works, where is wrong?

Hi there I'm trying to update my TBB from 3.5.0 to 3.5.2 but is having issue connecting. Here's what I did: Download the TBB 3.5.2 using TBB 3.5.0 and verify the signature, it shows Good signature ...
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can anti-proxy settings be used with dynamic proxys? [closed]

I'm using tor to get round a restrictive proxy, but the IP of the proxy rotates and changes depending on what computer I'm using. Can I put in a range of IPs and have tor route through them?
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What does “[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed].” means?

What does "[Warning] Rejecting SOCKS request for anonymous connection to private address [scrubbed]." means? Vidalia occasionally gives this warning.
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Site login does not persist

When trying to post a comment in some tech forums using Tor, I log in (accepted), type my comments and try to submit them. I am then taken to the login window where I am required to log in again and ...
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Home page on Tor Browser keeps reverting

I have created a simple html page stored locally with quick links to my favorite Tor services and set it as my home page for Tor Browser, but it seems to be overridden with the default torproject.org ...
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I want USA only ip addresses, how do i set that up? [duplicate]

Would like a step by step explanation on how i can set my Tor to only use USA ip/exit nodes, thank you....
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Why is there not control panel in the task bar? [duplicate]

tor is never in the task bar and i would like to see the control panel, i download tor several times and mozilla to.. i don't understand. Can you help me please ? I didn't find the answer anywhere. ( ...
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If I am an exit node can/should I restrict certain sites?

Can I pick and choose what sites a user can access via my exit node? For instance I might be very pro-facebook, but I probably have no interest in helping to conceal the identity of people downloading ...
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Theoretically possible to make torrenting over Tor work? [duplicate]

I know (it even says it on the page when you go to download Tor!) that torrenting over Tor is a no-go. There are several reasons for this, I quote the tor project website: Torrent file-sharing ...
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How well-protected am I behind Tor?

I would like a general consensus, idea, or evidential proof of how protected I am from authorities behind Tor. As it stands, am I how much more protected and less likely from getting traced behind ...

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