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Tor Weekly News                                       Febrary 22nd, 2016 
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Welcome to the Xth issue in 2015 of Tor Weekly News, the weekly
newsletter that covers what’s happening in the XXX Tor community.

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Tor Browser Updates
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The experimental series of Tor Browser has a new release, including a
security-related update to the underlying Firefox as well as a few
noncritical bugfixes. The stable series of Tor Browser got these fixes
last week.


Monthly status reports for January
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[spaced-out formatting just for ease of drafting]

Colin: worked on long-term support plan, plans to update user manual,
Canadian exit capacity.

Pearl Crescent team: lots of Tor Browser stuff.

Tor Browser team: shipped 5.5 and 6.0a1, looking at tasks related to FF
ESR 38 -> ESR 45 switch.

David: proposals 250 and 224, tracing framework for tor.

Damian: Stem and Nyx improvements.

OONI team: released explorer.ooni.io

Isabela: reports and proposals to sponsors, Tor Labs [what is?].

George: proposals 250, 246, 247, 259.

Leiah: graphics for fundraising campaign.

Georg: Tor Browser build, signing, and release processes.

Core Tor team: tested guard selection improvements, shipped fallback
directories subsystem (prop 257 related), Ed25519 work.

Karsten: Metrics, Onionoo, CollecTor, Globe [short desc of each?].

Isis: implemented Bridge Guards, finishing proposal 188.


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Miscellaneous news
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tor-onions mailing list

Tor help desk roundup
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Summary of some questions sent to the Tor help desk. 

News from Tor StackExchange
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Easy development tasks to get involved with
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This week in Tor history
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Upcoming events
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