The Onion Routing (TOR)

UltimateCoder (~ultimatecoder)


The Onion Router (Tor) is a free/libre software which enables its users to surf the Internet anonymously. Journalists use Tor to communicate more safely with whistleblowers. Corporations use Tor as a safe way to conduct competitive analysis. Tor is an easy, free of cost replacement for VPN based approach. Tor was initially developed by a branch of US Navy during the year 1990. Since 2006, the development of Tor is managed by a United States based nonprofit organization Tor Project. Tor network is a collection of relay operators from all around the world. Tor hides its user amongst other users by routing each request to relays from its network. Tor is gaining immense acceptance from the people. Nearly 2 billion people are using Tor to guard themselves against surveillance. At present there are more than 7000 active Tor relays which were below 1000 merely a decade ago. People like Richard Stallman (rms) and Edward Snowden is recommending Tor as the best way to browse the Internet without compromising privacy. It is high time to understand the value of our privacy and stand against mass surveillance!

In this poster, I will explain how onion routing works. I will demonstrate how TOR forms three set of relays and how each request traverse from one relay to another.

Please expect something similar to my this slides.



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🐍Full-stack developer by profession 💻🦄 Computer scientist by heart 📖👨‍🔬 An actor by born 🎭📜

Section: Networking and Security
Type: Poster
Target Audience: Advanced
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