Facebook Hailed for Launch of Tor Portal

Facebook was applauded for enhancing user security when it launched its own “Tor hidden service” providing privacy- and security-conscious users an alternative way to reach its service. Facebook connected users running Tor software to a version of the site with extra safeguards for protecting users’ identities and their activity on site. Academics and the press embraced the new offering as a “first-of-its-kind” innovation and an “unalloyed good.”

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