It’s time to call it quits, and it’s time for a new team, with some very good ideas, to get going.
In the past few weeks, the Tor Project has become a big story in the Tor community.
We’ve seen some very interesting things happen, including Tor Project founder Tor Johnson and his efforts to build a decentralized browser.
We also saw a significant shift in the community and Tor project leadership.
This week, we’re going to take a look at the projects that have already made it to the public.
But first, a quick recap of the story so far.
Tor Project Founder Tor Johnson Tor Johnson was a founding member of the Tor project in 2014.
He left the project shortly after its founding in 2015, in part because of concerns about how the project would operate under Tor’s new policy of no advertising.
In May 2018, Johnson founded the Tor Browser Bundle project, which is now one of the largest open source projects in the world.
At the time of his departure, Tor’s leadership said that Johnson would return in a later phase.
In January 2019, the company’s first CEO, David Zaslavsky, left to become a security researcher for a major US company.
In June 2019, Tor announced a series of major projects that would be launched under the Tor banner, including a Tor Browser Extension for Windows, a new Tor Project project, and a new OpenVPN project.
All of these projects have since become public and available for use, though it’s worth noting that the Tor browser extension is currently not part of the official Tor project codebase.
At some point in the 2020s, Tor also announced that it would be making a project that would serve as an alternative to Tor Browser.
But by the end of the 2020, it was clear that the project wasn’t a great fit for the Tor ecosystem.
For example, Tor Browser’s project description is “a secure and lightweight, fully-featured browser that has been around for years, but has never been widely adopted”.
This description is problematic for several reasons.
For one thing, it leaves open the possibility that Tor users could switch to a competing browser that is more secure and better suited to the needs of Tor users.
As Tor Browser developer Mark Shuttleworth has noted, “We don’t know if that would make much sense.”
And it’s unclear if a browser that doesn’t run Tor could be considered an alternative in the first place.
Another major problem with the Tor codebase is that the development of it is often opaque.
For instance, Tor does not have a formal roadmap, and many of the projects are listed as “in development”.
So the projects can change without anyone knowing.
In some cases, there are gaps in the documentation that can be confusing, or simply impossible to navigate.
Some of these gaps are also visible on the Tor Developer Network, which has many of these kinds of gaps.
This is not to say that the developers behind Tor don’t have the tools they need to build these projects.
But it does mean that we don’t actually have a good sense of what’s happening with these projects and what they actually look like.
Tor Browser project leader David Z. Tor’s Tor Project Lead has been on the inside of the company since 2005.
He’s been the lead developer for the project since 2016.
He started as a programmer in 1993, and since 2005 has been working on Tor as an independent developer, under a pseudonym.
Since 2006, Tor has been running its own codebase under a different name, and as a result it’s difficult to tell exactly what’s going on inside Tor.
The Tor Project’s core developers have been Tor’s technical lead, who’s been with the project for about 15 years.
David Z is a technical lead on the project’s design and development.
He also heads Tor’s core engineering team.
David has been with Tor since 2006, and was a programmer and designer for several years.
He was previously a security engineer for a large US company, and in the 1990s was working for an anti-virus company.
Tor is a community-driven project, so the Tor team tends to lean heavily on volunteers to help with the code.
This has been especially true in the past, as a number of the more popular projects, such as the Tor Mail relay and Tor Browser, have grown to be significant projects that require significant contributions from many people.
It’s not uncommon for volunteers to be part of a project they are not familiar with, and they’re generally the ones who end up getting things done.
A number of volunteers have worked on Tor projects in particular.
David and I are friends, and we are the ones writing most of the documentation.
The current lead developer, David’s former colleague, Mark Shuttlewill, was also the lead engineer on Tor Browser for more than a decade.
Mark has worked on several other projects, including the Tor Security Framework, the open-source implementation of Tor’s security model