How we accidentally broke our Tor exit relays

Making technology work how you expect it to, and keep it working that way can be difficult at times. Changes in configuration or software updates can put services into a broken or half-broken state, and we had the latter happen to us. In the spirit of transparency, we are writing about the painful discovery that… Continue reading How we accidentally broke our Tor exit relays

New Tor bridge types for Operation Envoy

In July of last year (2023) we launched Operation Envoy, our effort to deliver packets to and from the Tor network which helps defeat Internet censorship. This is achieved by Unredacted operating Tor bridges, also known as Pluggable Transports. Tor bridges obfuscate (bridge) the connection a user makes when connecting to Tor so that it… Continue reading New Tor bridge types for Operation Envoy

Operation Envoy: Defeating Censors

Operation background Accessing the uncensored Internet in some countries has never been so difficult. Internet censorship is rising across the world, and content filtering is becoming more difficult to circumvent as technology and censors evolve. Even in countries you wouldn’t expect. However the worst offenders are the ones you would typically suspect, China, Russia and… Continue reading Operation Envoy: Defeating Censors