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Correction: Tortilla tool for Tor

An earlier version of this story misidentified SOCKS. SOCKS, at its simplest, is a way to transfer data from one computer to another through a proxy. This story was also updated to clarify the Tor browser bundle.

By Aug. 1, 2013

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Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Tortilla tool makes anonymizer Tor more digestible

Tor's famous for anonymizing your Internet activities and infamous for being a pain to use. Debuting at Black Hat, the Tortilla tool smooths out some of the global network's rough edges.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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NSA sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report

Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Tor Books to drop DRM on entire catalog of e-books

A major publisher drops DRM on e-books, and some expect more companies to do the same.

By Apr. 24, 2012

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Feds shutter online drug market that used Tor to mask activities

Online storefront provided order forms and accepted various forms of payment, including PayPal and Western Union, according to an unsealed indictment.

By Apr. 16, 2012

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Tor anonymity project looks to help Iranians sidestep Net ban

Tor's "obfsproxy" technology would make encrypted data look innocuous and let it dodge government censors. That could help citizens in Iran reach blocked sites as antigovernment protests reportedly loom.

By Feb. 10, 2012

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How SOPA's 'circumvention' ban could put a target on Tor

Hollywood-backed Stop Online Piracy Act goes further than earlier versions and targets software that can "bypass" or "circumvent" anti-piracy blocks. The Tor Project worries it could be at risk.

By Dec. 21, 2011

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Tor anonymity server admin arrested

In a recent posting to his blog, a German operator of a Tor anonymous proxy server revealed that he was arrested by German police officers at the end of July.

By Sep. 16, 2007