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Title    Tor Forum: A New Discussion Platform for the Tor Community
Date    Sunday November 21, @10:45PM
Author    janrinok
Topic   
from the Don't-be-a-jerk;-be-awesome-instead! dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/11/20/1525254

An Anonymous Coward writes:

Tor Forum: a new discussion platform for the Tor Community:

Communicating and finding help online is crucial to building a solid community. After many years of using emails, mailing lists, blog comments, and IRC to help Tor users, we believe that time has come to improve our discussion channels.

Today, we're happy to announce a new discussion and user support platform: the Tor Forum.

The new forum is powered by Discourse: a modern, friendly, and free and open source software. The forum posts are publicly readable, and you don't need to log in to navigate and access the content. It's also possible to install the Discourse App on your mobile device and receive notifications. For users who like the traditional mailing list format, Discourse features email integration. The new forum is compatible and works with Tor Browser (security slider level set 'Safer').

Currently, the Tor Forum is fully hosted by Discourse, and because they do not support onion services yet, it won't have an onion site soon. That is also why the domain is torproject.net, because of our system security policy on using *.torproject.org only for sites we host in our own infrastructure.

In the last few years, the Tor Project has improved internal tools and platforms to make it easy to contribute to Tor software development and to participate in our community. For example, we revamped our websites, moved from Trac to GitLab, connected our chat channels on Matrix, and now we're launching the Tor Forum.

We invite the Tor community to join the Tor Forum and contribute with us! Moderation policy: Don't be a jerk. Be awesome instead.

Previously:
Labor Day, Onion (TOR), and Moderation.


Original Submission

Links

  1. "Tor Forum: a new discussion platform for the Tor Community" - https://blog.torproject.org/tor-forum-a-new-discussion-platform/
  2. "Tor Forum" - https://forum.torproject.net/
  3. "Labor Day, Onion (TOR), and Moderation" - https://soylentnews.org/meta/article.pl?sid=21/09/04/018200
  4. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=52514

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