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Tor Privacy Network Breached

Approximately two and a half years ago, Tor (The Onion Router) Web anonymity project announced that was was going to build its own Web browser, to be known as the Tor Browser.

The Tor network provides a way for users to anonymize their online activities by running data packets through a number of "onion routers" that are servers that relay the user traffic but not the original header information (which indicates the user IP address). Prior to the Tor Browser, what many users did (myself included) was to simply use the Tor Button, which was a Firefox add-on that enabled Tor access on top of Firefox.

Read the full story at eWeek:
Tor Privacy Network Breached: I Told You So

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.