Month: October 2014

Wow – Facebook comes onside?

We weren’t expecting this Mr Zuckerberg. Looks like there is a whole new reason for the public to want a Tor router like Cloak. Expect a lot of fallout over this one. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/oct/31/facebook-anonymous-tor-users-onion http://venturebeat.com/2014/10/31/facebook-announced-it-is-now-providing-direct-access-to-its-service-over-the-tor-network/ http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2014/10/31/facebook-now-available-tor-network/ http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/31/7137323/facebook-adds-direct-support-for-tor-anonymous-users http://www.pcworld.com/article/2842132/facebook-sets-up-shop-on-the-tor-anonymity-network.html

Posted in Cloak, News, Tor

Having a chat with Adrian Wade about Cloak and privacy

We managed to sit down with Adrian Wade, project lead for the Cloak router, a basic router developed so that ordinary people can use the protection allowed by the Tor community for their own privacy without needing to know a

Posted in News

Wishing you a spook free Halloween

Posted in Cloak, kickstarter, Tor

Tor Updates in Cloak

Runa A Sandvik asked me a question on Twitter: @LarsCloaked @thorsheim @SikkSymp Will you maintain the Tor package in OpenWRT and ensure users can easily update? — Runa A. Sandvik (@runasand) October 30, 2014 The answer to that question is

Posted in Cloak, Development, Security, Software, Technical, Tor

British internet censorship

It is a serious topic, but…

Posted in Cloak, Humor

Cloak is on track

We are just three (or one generous one ) backers short of being on track after 24 hours – this is good news. Thanks to all of you who have backed us, posted and shared so far. Our biggest challenge

Posted in Cloak, kickstarter, News, Tor

Make Stephen Smile

We think that if a lot of you take action and make Cloak a success, it will make Stephen Fry smile. What do you think?

Posted in Cloak, kickstarter, News

Why Design our own Hardware?

Some people have asked, and more will probably ask, why on earth we bother designing our own hardware for the Cloak.  I will try to answer that question in this post.  Be warned, this will get rather technical. First of all,

Posted in Cloak, Hardware, Technical

Cloak Is Go!

This project has been launched. Please help us help you reclaim your privacy.

Posted in Cloak, kickstarter, News

10, 9, 8, 7, 6…

We just submitted this demo video at request of Kickstarter.  The engineers are in the basement strapping down the servers and making final preparations. The campaign manager is stuck in a perpetual email checking loop. Not long now….  

Posted in Cloak, Development, Hardware, kickstarter