How TOR works
Native Chapel Hillian and Free Haven maven Richard Dingledine writes to get the energy up for a big throwdown in SFO where he will tell his “Stories From the Trenches
About the Creation of Tor, an Anonymous Internet Communication System.”

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Join EFF at 111 Minna Gallery to Hear Stories From the Trenches
About the Creation of Tor, an Anonymous Internet Communication System

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10th, 2005, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

WHAT: Tor: A Brief History of the Most Important Privacy Software Since PGP
Tor is a free/open source software project to create an anonymous
communication system on the Internet. Tor runs on all major platforms (Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux/UNIX).

Roger Dingledine – Tor Project –
Roger Dingledine is the chief researcher and developer of Tor and has worked on anonymity and security software at MIT, Reputation Technologies, and his own Freehaven Project. Roger will share his personal experiences about the creation of Tor.

Chris Palmer – Electronic Frontier Foundation –
Chris Palmer is EFF’s Technology Manager. He will discuss EFF’s goals and reasons for supporting the Tor Project.

WHERE: 111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415) 974-1719

This event is free and open to the general public. You must be 21+.
Refreshments will be served. Free t-shirts for people currently running Tor nodes. (Bring your IP address.) To learn how to set up a Tor node, see

Please RSVP to (415) 436-9333 x129 or

111 Minna Gallery is accessible via BART. Get off at the Montgomery station and exit at 2nd and Market. Walk south on 2nd Street for a block and a half, and take a right down the Minna Street Alley. 111 Minna Street is located between Mission and Howard.

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