How to Use Tor Browser for Android

Quite a while back, I had written a post entitled Accessing Tor on Android Devices, but at present, that post is more or less outdated. While you can still use Orbot, there’s now an app called Tor Browser for Android (Alpha), which is available on Google Play, as well as sites like this one: Tor […]

Blockchain DNS on Mobile?

I stopped by my favorite subreddit today (r/deepweb, of course!), and someone had asked about accessing Blockchain DNS on mobile devices. For those unfamiliar with the concept, I had only touched on this briefly on the post OpenNIC Project: DNS Neutrality! The two are connected, however. As Blockchain-DNS themselves put it: In today’s Internet, when […]

Is it Safe to Use Facebook on Tor?

Awhile ago, I was reading an article about Tor, and it had said that one of the most popular “Tor hidden services” was Facebook (go figure). I’ve known for awhile that you could use Facebook with Tor, but my question about it is that because most people use their real names on Facebook, would using […]

OpenNIC Project: DNS Neutrality!

Lately, the subject of internet censorship has been on my mind a lot, and that shouldn’t be surprising, given this whole net neutrality debate. So, I was intrigued when a friend introduced me to OpenNIC, which aims to be an alternative, decentralized DNS root. OpenNIC is a user-owned and controlled top-level network information center (NIC). […]

The Great Ad Block Battle!

So, recently a reader of mine asked, on my earlier post Privacy Tools: Ghostery vs. Adblock Plus, which was the best of these two. Plus, she wanted to know what the differences between each one were. I thought this would be a good opportunity to do a comparison of not only those two extensions, but […]