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Revision as of 15:45, 1 March 2014


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.


"IRC irc:// " IRC general channel
"IRC irc:// " IRC development channel


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released on 6 April 2015



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Related Projects

Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program
TorChat IM with strong anonymity
This package is listed in the following Collections:


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

Leaders and contributors

Matej PfajfarContributor
Steven Hazel Contributor
Roger Dingledine Maintainer
Christian Grothoff Contributor
Jason HoltContributor
John BashinskiContributor

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Software prerequisites

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Required to build OpenSSL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 October 2014.


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