With our most recent guest speaker who presented on the dwindling levels of privacy on the internet, I was curious to find a way to retain one’s anonymity online. After a quick Google search I was able to find the browser client Tor.
So what exactly is Tor?
“Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features. Tor provides the foundation for a range of applications that allow organizations and individuals to share information over public networks without compromising their privacy.”
In relevance to our guest speaker’s presentation, Tor allows us to navigate the internet without being tracked. Other uses for Tor include connecting to sites blocked by domestic ISPs, connecting to private instant messaging services, publishing “web sites and other…
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