Facebook is now available through Tor for ramped-up privacy

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The “deep web” is not only home to shady online drug bazaars where you can exchange bitcoins for drugs, but also portals where whistleblowers can safely pass sensitive documents to journalists.

Now, it’s also also home to Facebook.

The social network announced on Friday that it is now hosted directly on the Tor network to allow for an even more secure and private way to connect to Facebook.

People using Tor, software that allows for safe and anonymous web browsing, can now connect directly to Facebook using its new onion address (http://ift.tt/1wNmVPE), also known as a hidden service. Read more…

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