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Twitter forces Tor users to give up phone number

To help crack down on nuisance and menacing individuals on Twitter, the social network has enacted a new policy whereby US visitors attempting to set up new accounts via the Tor anonymising browser software will be required to activate a phone number before being able to access it. Setting one …

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Russia offers multi-million bounty for Tor hacks

The Russian interior ministry has offered a bounty of just under four million roubles (£66,000) for information that allows the government to track users of the Tor browser anonymising network. It’s believed that the authorities were keen to not only find out who’s using the technology and what hardware they’re …

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