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What Sean Penn Teaches Us About How Not to Chat With a Fugitive

What Sean Penn Teaches Us About How Not to Chat With a Fugitive:

Tor is short for The Onion Router (thus the logo) and was initially a
worldwide network of servers developed with the U.S. Navy that enabled
people to browse the internet anonymously. Now, it's a non-profit
organization whose main purpose is the research and development of
online privacy tools.

The Tor network disguises your identity by moving your traffic across
different Tor servers, and encrypting that traffic so it isn't traced
back to you. Anyone who tries would see traffic coming from random nodes
on the Tor network, rather than your computer. (For a more in-depth
explanation, check out this post from our sister blog, Gizmodo).

Tor: The Anonymous Internet, and If It's Right for You

Since the revelations about NSA spying came to the surface earlier this summer, everybody's…

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To access this network, you just need to download the Tor browser.
Everything you…

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