Bali News and Views: Facebook Now Has More Than One Million Visitors from Tor – Bali News and Views

Facebook’s efforts at catering to the Tor crowd are paying off. According to a new announcement from the social network, more than one million Facebook users interact with the site using Tor, and it hasn’t taken the social network very long to get to that figure.

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GCHQ director: Tor is a ‘brilliant invention’ that highlights the perils of encryption

GCHQ chief Robert Hannigan has described the anonymous Tor network as a “brilliant invention” but one that highlights the growing problem of encrypted services.

Hannigan gave a long speech at MIT covering many aspects of the current technology landscape, touching on encryption, surveillance and the balance between civil liberties and data access that agencies such as GCHQ have to strike.

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