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01.19.16
Facebook on Android gives you privacy through Tor
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Facebook on Android gives you privacy through Tor

Tor's anonymity network now shelters Facebook updates on your phone.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.08.16
The Dark Web has its first major news publication
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The Dark Web has its first major news publication

ProPublica wants to prove the Tor network isn't just for nefarious deeds.

By T. Seppala,   01.08.16
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01.07.16
FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles
01.07.16

FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles

It was the largest known child-pornography site on the Dark Web.

By J. Conditt,   01.07.16
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12.31.15
Tor plans to launch a bug bounty program
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Tor plans to launch a bug bounty program

In 2016, Tor will pay researchers to find vulnerabilities in its systems.

By J. Conditt,   12.31.15
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12.13.15
Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend
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Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend

The anonymity network project has picked Shari Steele, the EFF's former leader, as its executive director.

By J. Fingas,   12.13.15
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12.07.15
French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies
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French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies

The 'Gendarmes' also want to ban the Tor network outright.

By S. Dent,   12.07.15
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11.21.15
Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)
11.21.15

Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)

ISIS' online security guide has leaked, and it illustrates the dilemmas with privacy-minded services.

By J. Fingas,   11.21.15
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11.18.15
Carnegie Mellon says it didn't help the FBI hack Tor for money
11.18.15

Carnegie Mellon says it didn't help the FBI hack Tor for money

The university implies that it was served with a subpoena that requested the details of the Tor exploit it discovered.

By M. Moon,   11.18.15
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11.12.15
Carnegie Mellon may have ratted out Tor users to the FBI
11.12.15

Carnegie Mellon may have ratted out Tor users to the FBI

Tor thinks the university's actions could tar legitimate security research.

By S. Dent,   11.12.15
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