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Net Neutrality Implications

What Net Neutrality and Title II Is First of all, it's very important to note that the current Net Neutrality debate (Title II and the FCC) only affects the United States of America. While it could ...
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Can Tor run on messaging applications on my phone, and how?

Your question is two fold. So : 1) "get into my traffic and find out my location" For this, you need tor. Install Orbot from f-droid.org client. 2) "see what I was saying" For this, you need ...
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Does caploader able to identify Tor traffic in the network?

Yes, CapLoader can identify the Tor version of SSL, as we've demonstrated here: http://netresec.com/?b=13400BE The "TOR Packet Analysis" report (linked by @Aurora) simply classifies traffic to TCP ...
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Does caploader able to identify Tor traffic in the network?

Netresec is a for profit organization, that is attempting to sell a product. If you want to examine tor packets, take a look at this great article.
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Suspcious IMAP traffic between my machine and a Tor entry node

I don't know if I can mark the question as solved since I am not registered, but here's the (I believe) correct answer: The issue seems to be that the entry node uses the same port as IMAP protocol, ...
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How does de-anonymization work?

I think I can answer the first two paragraphs. I think because the entry guard node knows where a Tor user is from (compromising anonymity) and the exit node knows what that user is looking at (...
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How to monitor traffic usage on a Tor bridge on Linux?

Take a look at Nyx. That is probably how most relay operators on Linux get their bandwidth and connection information.
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Does Tor still monitor "shadow" relays?

As far as I know it is still possible to do those kind of attacks against the network. However Tor tries to detect bad relays and block them from participating in the network. So there is a high ...
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Tracking users via google APIs?

2nd point: it's as simple as hell to give you one cookie/tracker to merge it. The tracking itself may be not a trivial task, but Tor Browser is a browser after all, so it can not defeat some ...
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How does TOR divide bandwidth fairly between clients?

Tor doesn't use per-user prioritization because this is very difficult to do in an anonymity network. Instead each relay uses per-circuit prioritization. The main use-case for Tor is interactive web ...
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Is it ok to run other services on an Exit relay?

One reason to not run a service on any node is that one could see a correlation between your node and your service. Someone could see that your service is down every time your node goes down.
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Is it ok to run other services on an Exit relay?

The Tor documentation suggests not to host an exit relay on your home network (or at least if it's byour only connection) because all your local traffic will be viewed as coming from Tor as well, and ...
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Why is my Tor bridge relay not getting any traffic?

Is your bridge being published as available on https://bridges.torproject.org/? If not, then theres a good chance that nobody know about it. You can also contact the Tor Bridges mailing list for ...
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Does the Tor browser counter wiretapping?

"Wire tapping" is targeted surveillance. They intercept your internet communications, normally with assistance from your ISP (through systems like CALEA) and log them. It is necessarily one-sided. In ...
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Does the Tor browser counter wiretapping?

Tor works by encrypting your traffic with three layers of encryption, and relaying it through a set of three nodes, an entry node, a relay node, and an exit node. Each one of these nodes peels off a ...
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Does Tor usage increase the traffic volume compared to other browsers?

Tor usage will increase your traffic. When you're using Tor, you'll need to download information about all Tor relays (directory information). This list of all relays is downloaded when you start Tor ...
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Can Tor run on messaging applications on my phone, and how?

Both Linostar and user1552 have mentioned practical ways to help you to achieve what you are looking for. However, there is at least one addtional way that your location maybe computed. That method is ...
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traffic-analysis

What you describe is a timing attack. (See here: https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#AttacksOnOnionRouting ) In order to perform it, you need a birds-eye view of the network. Only very few ...
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