BBC News Goes Dark with Censor-Busting Tor Site

    Date28 Oct 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    Have you heard that the BBC has launched a Tor-based version of its news website, to help circumvent state efforts to censor the free flow of information worldwide? This announcement highlights the benefits of the dark web to many users around the world. Learn more:

    Countries such as Russia, China, Iran and Vietnam have tightened efforts over recent years to monitor and control what their citizens can access online.

    However, Tor, short for The Onion Router, offers an anonymous way for individuals and business users to bypass such controls. Developed by the US Navy in the 1990s, it routes data in highly complex patterns across the internet via “nodes” hosted by volunteers.

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