New Tor “The Onion Router” Anonymity Network Stable Branch Getting Closer

Tor Alpha comes three weeks after the release of the Alpha build to add a large number of improvements and bug fixes that have been reported by users since then or discovered by the Tor Project’s hard working development team. Also, this release gets us closer to the new major update of The Onion Router anonymity network. As mentioned before, the fifth snapshot in the Tor 0.2.9 development series adds a numerous changes, which you can see at a glance in the changelog attached below. There are client performance and reliability improvements, a multitude of download scheduling fixes, as well as some client directory scheduling changes.