Tor: Explaining the network that makes web use anonymous

Concerns about internet surveillance have led some people to an online network that allows them to browse the web without fear of being traced. The Tor Browser is used by the military, activists, businesses and others to keep communications confidential and aid free speech. It also allows access to the so-called "dark web" of otherwise hidden sites, many of which are used for legitimate purposes, but some are used to trade illegal images and arrange drugs sales.

We are experimenting with a new type of interactive video. This format is currently only available on a specific set of desktop and tablet devices and unavailable in Internet Explorer. As the prototype develops we will increase the range of browsers and devices supported.

The video was presented by Rory Cellan-Jones and production was by John Lawrence.

This content is not available on mobile phones. We would like to know your views on this new format. Did you find it easy to use? Was the interactive content engaging? Let us know what you think.

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