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Tor - The Onion Router

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Tor - The Onion Router

Protect your privacy. Defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis. Get Tor.

This subreddit is for news, questions, opinions and tips about Tor.

Community guidelines:

  • Posts about the non-technical aspects of Tor's hidden services – such as individual .onion sites and their content – belong in /r/onions. Posts concerning criminal marketplaces may be removed from /r/Tor.
  • News articles that do not mention Tor are usually off-topic; /r/Tor is not for general news about privacy or security.

Tor or TOR?

The proper capitalization is "Tor". The subreddit's name is incorrectly capitalized as "TOR" and cannot be changed due to Reddit's technical limitations. Please read the Tor Project FAQ for more information.

How to get started

  1. Download the Tor Browser Bundle
  2. Install
  3. Start it. You're done. It's that easy!

How to ask for help

You may have come here because you need assistance getting Tor or a specific aspect of Tor working. Please read this guide on how to ask for help before posting help questions, courtesy of /u/system33-.


Related subreddits

  • /r/onions – all about Tor's hidden services
  • /r/tails – the Tails operating system helps preserve anonymity
  • /r/netsec – security news and discussion
  • /r/privacy – privacy and freedom in the information age
  • /r/FreeSpeech – freedom of speech
  • /r/i2p – The Invisible Internet Project, anonymity system with similarities to Tor
  • /r/Namecoin – Namecoin, decentralized DNS

/r/tor is not managed or endorsed by The Tor Project.

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