May 4, 2011

The Tor Project Forks Firefox

The Tor project has announced that it is moving away from its Firefox extension and toward the maintenance of its own fork of the browser. "The Tor Browser bug [fixes] on the other hand are more directly usable by Firefox in its own Private Browsing Mode, which makes them more likely to merge quicker, and be maintained long-term. Also, because we are releasing our own Firefox-based browser, we will also have more control over experimenting with them and deploying these fixes to our users rapidly, as opposed to waiting for the next major Firefox release."

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