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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

What Is Tor? A Beginner’s Guide to Using the Private Browser

If you care about online privacy, you need to be familiar with the Tor Browser. It was originally invented by the U.S. government for the purpose of keeping online communications hidden from foreign spies. The government no longer maintains it but the software is public domain and various civilian programmers have taken over the task of maintaining the Tor Browser and adding new functionality to it as needed.

You can learn a lot more about the Tor Browser in What Is Tor? A Beginner’s Guide to Using the Private Browser by Rae Hodge in the C|Net web site at

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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