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Tor 0.2.2.15-alpha released

http://blog.torproject.org

Tor (network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet) fixes a big bug in hidden service availability, fixes a variety of other bugs that were preventing performance experiments from moving forward, fixes several bothersome memory leaks, and generally closes a lot of smaller bugs that have been filling up trac lately.

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Created by stargrave 3 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 51 weeks ago
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Tor anonymity network infrastructure cracked

http://blog.torproject.org

In early January Tor's two of the seven servers that run directory authorities were compromised, along with a new server recently seted up to serve metrics data and graphs. The three servers have since been reinstalled with service migrated to other servers. There are fresh identity keys for the two directory authorities, which is why users need to upgrade.

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Thoughts about ISPs, privacy and GNUnet

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Most of Moscow's ISPs blocked PirateBay's BitTorrent tracker. That forced me to thought about privacy, anonymity and freedom-related questions in Internet. And possible solutions to stay free and protected from moneyloving ISPs and their "rulers".

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How to be anonymous online with Incognito

http://www.tuxradar.com

At first glance Incognito may seem suited only for the extremely paranoid, because of the totality of tools it offers to hide your online presence. This 430MB-ish live CD has many faithful users, but I can't quote any on its usefulness since their identities couldn't be confirmed. Yes, Incognito is that good.

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An introduction to GNUnet

http://lwn.net

Anonymity and deniability in distributing information are two of the goals of the GNUnet project. At its heart, GNUnet is a mechanism to share content with others without revealing who generated the content or who accessed it. It also provides intermediate nodes in the network with the ability to deny knowledge of the contents of any traffic they forward because they are unable to decrypt it.

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GNU/Linux free software tools to preserve your online privacy, anonymity and security

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Whether you are online or offline, freedom matters. Like good health you never think about it or miss it until it is under threat or actually gone. If you love freedom, you probably love free software and it has given us some terrific tools with which to defend freedom.

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Created by admin 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
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Free as in Speech: The First Amendment, Anonymity, and the Internet

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Groklaw's Pamela Jones is all too familiar with the concept of free speech and anonymity online. Jones enjoyed a brief period of anonymity when she started Groklaw, writing as “PJ” on the site, but soon her identity became a topic of speculation and controversy within the open source community. In this article, Jones answers questions about anonymity, free speech, and the Internet.

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