TOR: Defender of online privacy and anonymity
Web is not a very safe place, big brothers all over from giant companies and government watching your each and every step. It is very easy to them to track your every activity, what you browse, what you search, to whom you chat. As in our real life, we also need privacy on the web and it’s really a very big concern now a days. Off -course no one want to be followed and watched their every activity.
There are many software and solution which provide privacy and anonymity, but they are highly expensive and can’t be afford by a common man like you and me. So TOR project appear as a life saver to this problem. TOR is free and open source client and a free and open network which provide protection from network surveillance which hijack your privacy and anonymity. TOR can also be used to bypass internet censorship. TOR use It is an implementation of onion routing, which encrypts and then randomly bounces communications through a network of relays run by volunteers around the globe. TOR is developed by The Tor Project and its network is maintained by volunteers from all around the globe.
Here is a nice video from the TOR Project on the application of TOR:
Scope and use of TOR is very wide, we will discuss here only its simplest implementation, using which we can protect our privacy and circumvent internet censorship. TOR Bundle from the TOR project is complete suit for anonymity and anti-censorship. It contain everything you need to safely browse the Internet. Benefit of TOR bundle is that you don’t have to install it, just extract and run it.
Bypass internet censorship and protect your privacy using TOR
Downloading TOR client
TOR is platform independent, You can download TOR BUNDLE from HERE.
Orbot is TOR client for Android, which with Orweb Privacy Browser or with Firefox Mobile with plugin named ‘ Unfortunately Proxymob doesn't support firefox 15, which is the latest stable version of firefox browser for mobile. target="_blank">ProxyMob’ You can download Orbot for Android from HERE.
Using TOR Bundle
Using tor bundle is very easy and same on Linux as well as windows. You just have to extract the downloaded archive and click on the start-Tor-browser icon. For Linux it come in .tar format and for windows it come in self extracting executable format.
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