Why do Facebook and the BBC run hidden services?

Why do Facebook and the BBC run hidden services? Facebook and (recently) the BBC have started to run hidden services. I have seen claims that these hidden services offer more “protection against snooping” than accessing the clearweb sites through Tor normally, but that doesn’t sit right with me. Presumably they mean that the contents of unencrypted packets can be seen by exit relays (or anyone sitting between the exit and the destination), but this should not be relevant for Facebook or the BBC. As I understand, hidden services are supposed…

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How to get tor browser if the domain is censored?

How to get tor browser if the domain is censored? A friend who lives in China wanted to learn about Tiannaman Square, but the problem is they live in China. How can someone in a country with a high amount of censorship get tor browser if the website https://torproject.org is blocked? I was thinking to download and copy it to a micro SD card and encrypt it. Then when they receive it give them the password so they have plausible deniability. There’s no guarantee that it won’t get intercepted in…

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Full Anonymity Guide (Very Careful)

Full Anonymity Guide (Very Careful) To start, I’m not a professional so I may have holes in this, but this is quite safe. People commonly ask about being “fully anonymous” on reddit and online. So let’s clear a few things up first; there is no such thing as “fully anonymous”. No matter what, you will leave traces of some sort behind. Even something as small as how often you use your computer, how you type, what websites you visit, etc… Those are all examples of traces. It’s unavoidable, but you…

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Are there any current known issues with Reddit over TOR?

Are there any current known issues with Reddit over TOR? I’ve got a mate who uses Reddit over TOR (and has done for some time), I just use the normal clear-web for that. We’ve noticed recently that I can’t see any of his posts and can’t work out why. He’s sure he’s not changed anything at his end, and I’m sure nothing has changed at mine, but I can no longer see anything he posts either new topics or comments. He would have asked here himself, but as I’m still…

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Please tell me if I am right

Please tell me if I am right When I use Tor or VPN my data is encrypted and my ISP won’t know what I am sending over the internet, but the same is not true for proxy as the data is not encrypted. When using Tor, VPN or Proxy, my ISP won’t know which website I am visiting because my ISP is only able to see my IP address and the IP address of the node or the remote server. In VPN and when using TOR on Tails, every single…

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Guide: Create a vanity .onion web address – learn how to import and export

Guide: Create a vanity .onion web address – learn how to import and export Guide: Create a vanity .onion web address – learn how to import and export Guide: Host your own .onion site using nginx and Tor I’m taking requests on Guides – https://www.reddit.com/r/TOR/comments/eggixw/request_what_specifically_would_you_like_to_see/ Please if you would more like, or have an idea, send feedback – here or using the link above. I will respond to all. Kind regards. submitted by /u/binoid to r/TOR [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Guide: Host your own .onion site using nginx and Tor (Default blackholes)

Guide: Host your own .onion site using nginx and Tor (Default blackholes) Use nginx to install and configure virtual hosts to enable connectivity on the Tor network using minimal bloat. Mirror, change ports. Walkthrough on Ubuntu – https://chown.io/guide-host-your-own-onion-site-tor-nginx/ submitted by /u/binoid to r/TOR [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Werewolf Chat: a post quantum end-to-end encrypted chat app that works with TOR and I2P

Werewolf Chat: a post quantum end-to-end encrypted chat app that works with TOR and I2P I wrote an android chat app with end-to-end encryption using post quantum encryption library (NTRU) . The node.js backend has both a TOR and I2P hidden service, . Any feedback is appropriated, been learning a lot while working on this. Playstore link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.werewolfchat.startup The source is now available on github https://github.com/matthewjpyates/werewolfchat Also made a subreddit to post updates about the app, https://www.reddit.com/r/werewolf_chat/ submitted by /u/werewolfchat to r/TOR [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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