Onions on the side: Tracking Tor availability for reader privacy on major news sites

“Onion services,” a technology offered by Tor to ensure users can securely and privately visit particular websites, can provide a major step forward for readers who rely on the Tor network for its privacy and censorship-resistance properties.

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Introducing Regional Leaderboards on Secure the News

Today, we are adding regional leaderboards to Secure the News.

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How secure are news sites? A report from the first year of Secure The News

For over a year now, Secure The News has automatically monitored the HTTPS encryption practices at more than 100 major news sites around the world.

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Secure the News is Open Source

When we announced Secure the News back in December, we mentioned that we planned to open source the project in the near future.

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Introducing Secure The News, an automated tool tracking the adoption of HTTPS encryption across news websites

Today, Freedom of the Press Foundation is excited to launch Secure The News, a new website that automatically tracks and grades the adoption of HTTPS encryption across dozens of the world’s largest news websites.

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