Tag: tor project

by Kelley Misata

The Tor Project protects the privacy and anonymity of millions of Internet users while at the same time helping them circumvent online censorship. This is done by concealing an end-user’s location and Internet usage from entities conducting online surveillance or traffic analysis, such as authoritarian governments, criminals, and online advertisers. When you use Tor, third parties [...] more »

by Karen Reilly

“On condition of anonymity” is one of the most important phrases in journalism. At Tor, we are working on making that more than a promise. The good news: The Internet has made it possible for journalists to talk to sources, gather video and photos from citizens, and to publish despite efforts to censor the news. [...] more »

by Desiree Everts

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced the winners of its first round of this year’s Knight News Challenge contest at the MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference held in Cambridge, Mass. Networks is a theme you’ll see running through the winners. That’s because that was the focus of this year’s first round. What [...] more »