The Snowflake Browser Extension for Tor

Snowflake Browser ExtensionThe Tor network is a series of relays that allows users to surf anonymously online. People use Tor to avoid government censorship. Journalists, human rights activists, whistle blowers and othres to work without detection. Download the Tor Browser and begin surfing online anonymously. After you install Tor, use this website to see if your connection is going through the Tor network.

You can support the Tor network by installing the Snowflake browser extension for Chrome or Firefox. Snowflake turns your computer into proxy so people can evade Tor can be used to avoid censorship without using a VPN (virtual private network). Your internet traffic is bounced between relays obscuring your web traffic. Bridges are unlisted Tor relays that can be used to avoid monitoring and censorship.

Orbot is a free Android proxy app that uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic. Tails is Tor on a USB drive or CD that leaves no trace on the computer you use (ideal for those on the go).

Now that you see how important Tor is please consider running a Tor relay yourself. A spare machine on a relatively fast internet connection is all you need. And yes, it’s perfectly legal in most countries though ironically it’s often illegal in places where it’s needed the most. Go figure.

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