[tor-project] (FWD) Tor at the Pre-Conference R&D Networking Event

Paul Syverson paul.syverson at nrl.navy.mil
Fri Jan 6 22:48:05 UTC 2017

Hi Roger,

Not sure if anyone else responded to this, but you won't be alone.  I
am able to attend and I already sent a message to the relevant address
on their website notifying them of my plan to attend.


On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 01:33:58AM -0500, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> Would you like to help me explain Tor, and how we relate to privacy,
> to researchers and government agencies at the FTC PrivacyCon event in
> Washington DC on Jan 11?
> Lorrie asked me to sign us up, because she wants Tor to be represented
> there. It would be great if it's not just me. :)
> --Roger
> ----- Forwarded message from Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> -----
> Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 01:29:58 -0500
> From: Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu>
> To: privacycon at ftc.gov
> Subject: Tor at the Pre-Conference R&D Networking Event
> Hi Lorrie, others,
> Please sign us up for some space at your Jan 11 event:
> https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/11/ftc-host-rd-networking-event-part-privacycon-2017
> Name of organization: The Tor Project
> Name of contact person: Roger Dingledine
> Email address of contact person: arma at mit.edu
> One paragraph description of the organization's interest in privacy
> research:
> The Tor Project is a free-software non-profit project to build an
> anonymity toolkit used by individuals, companies, governments, and law
> enforcement around the world:
> https://www.torproject.org/
> Tor is central to a myriad of research collaborations supported by
> the National Science Foundation and related funders. On the metrics
> and measurement side, we're working on how to safely and ethically
> collect usage statistics about the Tor network. On the network side,
> we're developing architectural improvements like stronger crypto
> in next-generation onion services, and ways to detect and resist
> denial-of-service attacks on Tor without impacting user privacy. On the
> censorship side, we're deploying a global infrastructure where users
> launch censorship tests and safely report their results. And on the
> application side, we're building better browser behavior so users can
> control what information websites get to learn about them.
> The Tor network has grown since its start in 2002 to several million
> active users pushing over 80 Gbps of traffic. The Tor Project has a
> staff of 28 developers, researchers, and advocates, plus several dozen
> volunteers who help out on a daily basis.
> Thanks!
> --Roger
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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