Mozilla Firefox to Add TOR Networking and Other Privacy Features

The non-profit Mozilla team has announced they will be adding more privacy features to their upcoming Firefox releases. More importantly, they will use some of the Tor features to achieve this goal.

If you’ve never used the free Tor before it protects users by “bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. With continued concerns over the monitoring of web traffic in the post-Snowden era, these changes should be welcome.


The new features should be added soon with a few already available in the nightly build channel. Of course, ALL the TOR features and more have been available for years in the TOR Browser Bundle for Windows, Macintosh OS X, and Linux which is based on the Mozilla web browser with TOR Networking already added in. It is doubtful; if Firefox will ever be as secure as the present TOR Browser Bundle.

The TOR Browser Bundle is available free of charge at https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en.

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