Facebook adds Tor network support with official onion address

Shawn Knight

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Facebook is currently experimenting with adding an extra layer of security and anonymity by making its social network available to those using the Tor network.

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The irony of this plan is not lost on me. Well played, Zuckerburg.


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Now you can securely transmit your information to us so we can insecurely store and share it with anyone who asks. Also, don't worry, we PROMISE we won't flag your account as a known TOR User and tell anyone about that either. You can trust us! /s
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Sweet! Now I can surf the net anonymously and then reveal myself by logging into fb.

I'm not sure if genius marketing preying on under educated but privacy aware people, genius NSA collaboration, or just downright foolish. :'(
I guarantee you, the moment this goes live, some FB enthusiast drops the status, "I'm anonymous! Posting update through Tor, woo!" in her feed only to receive 26 likes from her friends who all honestly think she's joking.
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