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Tech News : Facebook sets up 'dark web' link to access network via Tor.

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Headline : Facebook sets up 'dark web' link to access network via Tor.

Excerpt from the Link "to connect directly to the social network via anonymising "dark web" service Tor.

While it was already possible to access Facebook via Tor, the new set-up means all data is encrypted and Tor users are not mistaken for hacked accounts.

Users could access the site "without losing the cryptographic protections" of Tor, Facebook said.

It may appeal to people in places where the network is blocked."

"Facebook's move would prove popular among those who wanted to stop their location and browsing habits from being tracked, said Dr Steven Murdoch, from University College London, who was consulted by Facebook for the project."

My thoughts :

An interesting move by FaceBook.

I do sometimes use Private Mode in Safari.

Source : BBC News.
Read more : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29879851
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haha sorry BoB, using Tor is literally nothing like using private mode in Safari!

 

Thanks for the chuckle though! slight_smile

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Spot on @Anonymous 

 

"Tor directs Internet traffic through a free, worldwide, volunteer network consisting of more than five thousand relays to conceal a user's location and usage"

 

I reckon there may be some high level backlash to this announcement.

"My life is a facsimile of a sham"
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I always like to provide a chuckle Papadug.

I'm aware what Tor is but thought I'd throw in a little light hearted fun.

However Private Mode is pretty good in Safari. 😄
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