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|Name=Tor
 
|Name=Tor
 
|Short description=Anonymous Internet communication system
 
|Short description=Anonymous Internet communication system
|Full description='Tor' lets users communicate anonymously on the Internet. It can anonymize web browsing, instant messaging, IRC, SSH, and more. It hides communications by bouncing them around a distributed network of servers called onion routers -- this system makes it hard for recipients, observers, and even the onion routers themselves to track the source of the stream.
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|Full description=Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.
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|Homepage URL=http://torproject.org
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://git.torproject.org/tor.git
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://tor.eff.org/
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|VCS checkout command=cvs.seul.org:/home/or/cvsroot
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|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User guide included and available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/documentation.html; Developer guide available in HTML format from http://tor.eff.org/howitworks.html
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|Documentation note=https://www.torproject.org/docs/documentation.html.en
|Paid support=
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|Microblog=http://identi.ca/torproject
|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=TorChat
 
|Related projects=TorChat
 
|Keywords=privacy,anonymity,onion router
 
|Keywords=privacy,anonymity,onion router
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=0.2.3.25
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2012/11/19
|Last review date=2008-06-24
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://www.torproject.org/dist/tor-0.2.3.25.tar.gz
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|Last review by=John Sullivan
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|Last review date=2013/07/19
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=0.1.0.14
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|Status=
|Version date=2005-08-10
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=developmental
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|License verified date=2004-11-24
|Version download=http://tor.eff.org/dist/tor-0.1.0.14-alpha.tar.gz
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD_3Clause
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2004-11-24
 
|License verified date=2004-11-24
|Version comment=0.1.0.14 devel released 2005-08-10
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Roger Dingledine
 
|Real name=Roger Dingledine
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=arma@freehaven.net
 
|Email=arma@freehaven.net
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Real name=Christian Grothoff
 
|Real name=Christian Grothoff
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|Role=Contributor
 
|Email=christian@grothoff.org
 
|Email=christian@grothoff.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Real name=Jason Holt
 
|Real name=Jason Holt
|Email=
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|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Contributor
 
 
|Real name=John Bashinski
 
|Real name=John Bashinski
|Email=
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|Role=Contributor
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Matej Pfajfar
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Matej Pfajfar
 
|Email=
 
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Steven Hazel
 
|Role=Contributor
 
|Role=Contributor
|Real name=Steven Hazel
 
 
|Email=sah@thalassocracy.org
 
|Email=sah@thalassocracy.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Help
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|Resource audience=Developers
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource URL=http://archives.seul.org/or/announce/
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|Resource URL=https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-dev
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource audience=General
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource URL=http://archives.seul.org/or/dev/
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|Resource URL=https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-talk
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|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource URL=http://archives.seul.org/or/talk/
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Chat=irc
 
|Chat=irc
|Interface=command-line,daemon
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|Interface=command-line, daemon
 
|Live-communications=chat
 
|Live-communications=chat
 
|Use=live-communications
 
|Use=live-communications
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{{Project license
 
|License=BSD_3Clause
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2004-11-24
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite description=privoxy
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=OpenSSL
 
|Prerequisite description=OpenSSL
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 19 July 2013

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Tor

https://torproject.org/
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.

Documentation

https://www.torproject.org/docs/documentation.html.en

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/tor " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/tor
"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/tor-dev " IRC development channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/tor-dev


Download

Download version 0.2.4.24 (stable)
released on 23 September 2014

Microblog

Identica.png http://identi.ca/torproject

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects


Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program
     
TorChat IM with strong anonymity https://github.com/prof7bit/TorChat
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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3Clausegenium23 December 2013
Tor, a free software project to provide anonymity on the Internet.
BSD 3Clausegenium23 December 2013
src/ext/tor_queue.h
BSD 3Clausegenium23 December 2013
src/ext/strlcat.c and src/ext/strlcpy.c
ODblgenium23 December 2013
src/config/geoip



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Roger Dingledine Maintainer
Christian Grothoff Contributor
Jason HoltContributor
John BashinskiContributor
Matej PfajfarContributor
Steven Hazel Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developers Mailing List https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-dev
General Mailing List https://lists.torproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/tor-talk
Developers VCS Repository Webview https://gitweb.torproject.org/tor.git/tree


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build OpenSSL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 October 2014.



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