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Belfast CryptoParty 
Tor 
Pete Maynard 
@pgmaynard 
November 11, 2014 
Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgm...
What is a CryptoParty? 
A CryptoParty is free, public and fun. It's a 
decentralized, global initiative to introduce the m...
What is TOR? 
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you 
defend against trac analysis, a form of network 
su...
dential business activities and relationships, and 
state security. 
https://www.torproject.org/ 
Belfast CryptoParty | #c...
What is Anonymity? 
Anonymity isn't cryptography 
Cryptography protects the contents in transit 
You still know who is tal...
Who uses TOR? 
Normal People 
Linking sensitive information to their current identities 
Online advertising networks 
Sear...
Who uses TOR? 
Abuse Victims 
Complete separation of past abuse and current life 
Finding help and safety 
Helping others ...
ned publicity 
Censorship circumvention 
MANY MORE!! 
Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 6
What about Criminals? 
Criminals can already do bad things. Since they're willing 
to break laws, they already have lots o...
How does it work? 
Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 8
How does it work? 
Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 9
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  1. 1. Belfast CryptoParty Tor Pete Maynard @pgmaynard November 11, 2014 Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 1
  2. 2. What is a CryptoParty? A CryptoParty is free, public and fun. It's a decentralized, global initiative to introduce the most basic cryptography software and the fundamental concepts of their operation to the general public. https://cryptoparty.in Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 2
  3. 3. What is TOR? Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against trac analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, con
  4. 4. dential business activities and relationships, and state security. https://www.torproject.org/ Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 3
  5. 5. What is Anonymity? Anonymity isn't cryptography Cryptography protects the contents in transit You still know who is talking to whom, how often and how much data is sent. Anonymity is hiding in a crowd. Users look similar and distinction isn't easily made. Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 4
  6. 6. Who uses TOR? Normal People Linking sensitive information to their current identities Online advertising networks Search engines Censorship circumvention Law Enforcement Accidental disclosure to targets Family and friend concerns Work/Home life balance Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 5
  7. 7. Who uses TOR? Abuse Victims Complete separation of past abuse and current life Finding help and safety Helping others anonymously Human Rights Activists Personal safety Family safety Narrowly-de
  8. 8. ned publicity Censorship circumvention MANY MORE!! Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 6
  9. 9. What about Criminals? Criminals can already do bad things. Since they're willing to break laws, they already have lots of options available that provide better privacy than Tor provides. https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq-abuse.html.en# WhatAboutCriminals Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 7
  10. 10. How does it work? Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 8
  11. 11. How does it work? Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 9
  12. 12. Install and Go! 1 Download the TOR Browser bundle: https://www.torproject.org/download 2 Check you're running Tor: https://check.torproject.org 3 Enjoy Freedom. Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 10
  13. 13. Links https://www.cryptoparty.in https://www.torproject.org https://www.eff.org/ https://www.openrightsgroup.org/ Belfast CryptoParty | #cryptofast Pete Maynard @pgmaynard 11

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