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US government increases funding for Tor, giving $1.8m in 2013

Negative Comment by RudolphX
about Tor Aug 2015

US government increases funding for Tor, giving $1.8m in 2013

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/29/us-government-funding-tor-18m-onion-router

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TOR is the TOR 1 Helpful

Comment by bryanpalting
about Tor Jul 2014

Ok- I admit I didnt know what I meant by that title- but TOR is amazing. However- recent security news suggests that the 'governments' are able to access some of it or something and it is not completely anonymous (not surprise here) but the browser bundle is ( I am confused now). I heard that Tails might also been compromised. Oh well. I have implemented scripts that toggles on/off of TOR after a 'x' number of seconds. This will also change the IP address so I guess this increases the anonymity for a bit.

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Good prox

Positive Comment by impossible
about Tor Aug 2013

Good for proxy. I like it, may be slow sometimes but i guess thats normal. Doesnt bug on me or crash. Good.

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nice

Comment by spookyvsy
about Tor Mar 2013

this is a very good program for searching all kind of stuff on the internet. nice to use and simple too
http://www.reportingsoftware.info/reporting-software-standards/reporting-software-whats-the-inside-scoop/

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Not bad but still slow.

Positive Comment by ilgaar
about Tor Apr 2012

The only anonymity software that is not only open source but also it works almost always even when commercial ones fail. The only downside is the slow speed.

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Torbutton add-on 1 Helpful

Comment by enerjazz
about Tor Nov 2011

Dont use tor browser. Use vidalia and firefox with coockies removed, "noscript" and "torbutton" ad ons installed

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I can't imagine an internet without Tor! If there is no Tor ... 1 Helpful

Comment by ilgaar
about Tor Jun 2011

I can't imagine an internet without Tor! If there is no Tor with the heavy censorship and website blocking the internet becomes Intranet in here. Tor is like the lungs of my connection through which I can breath!

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It's probably worth noting that Tor will be seriously annoy ... 1 Helpful

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Tor Jun 2011

It's probably worth noting that Tor will be seriously annoying if you don't understand the implications of using it beforehand. As said on their site, Tor doesn't allow you to watch Youtube or accept any cookies, both of which can track you (it doesn't matter whether they actually do). Personally, I wouldn't use it unless I had a really good reason to.

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Try my Tor Browser bundle (Contains Tor 0.2.1.21, Vidalia 0 ...

Comment by toritori
about Tor Jun 2011

Try my Tor Browser bundle (Contains Tor 0.2.1.21, Vidalia 0.2.6 , Torbutton 1.2.4, Privoxy 3.0.15, Polipo 1.0.4 (optional), and Firefox 3.5.6), my bundle is modified from Tor Browser Bundle for Windows 1.2.10.

http://FastFreeFileHosting.com/file/30495/Tor-Browser-exe.html

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I have very good experience with TOR(+Vidalia) to keep anon ...

Comment by em4020
about Tor Jun 2011

I have very good experience with TOR(+Vidalia) to keep anonymity in the web and defend against network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy. It is very simple to use with an own self opening Firefox Explorer, if you start the Tor button. With only one click in the TOR-menu in the system tray you can change your identity (IP-address).
In this special Firefox Explorer I set http://www.aboutip.de/ as Homepage to see after page-refresh, what IP-address I use after clicking "New Identity".

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I only use it with sockcap to support proxy for my desktop ...

Comment by daisylinbluez
about Tor Jun 2011

I only use it with sockcap to support proxy for my desktop app which doesn't have proxy settings. For http proxy setting, I use another tool because of the speed.

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I see 2 advantages and one disadvantage:(A) The Tor Browser ...

Comment by em4020
about Tor Jun 2011

I see 2 advantages and one disadvantage:
(A) The Tor Browser Bundle lets you use Tor on Windows without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured Firefox web browser and is self contained. If you would prefer to use your existing web browser, install Tor permanently. More information for very quick installation of the bundle inluding Vidalia see: https://www.torproject.org/torbrowser/index.html.en
(B) I like the multi language user interface and support, e.g. german language is supported.

Disadvantage: surfing about TOR is very slow, but You can surf in a distributed, anonymous network.

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I use Tor (Vidalia bundle) to connect to the BitTorrent tra ...

Comment by teohhanhui
about Tor Jun 2011

I use Tor (Vidalia bundle) to connect to the BitTorrent trackers that are blocked by my ISP. Avoid using the Tor network (which is run by volunteers) for P2P connections though as it may bring adverse effects to other users.

https://www.torproject.org/faq#WhySlow
"The current Tor network is quite small compared to the number of people trying to use it, and many of these users don't understand or care that Tor can't currently handle file-sharing traffic load."

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This does really good, but it does slow down your internet ...

Comment by Aaron
about Tor Jun 2011

This does really good, but it does slow down your internet speed when you have it active. but if you have to hide your location and IP information then this does great.

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