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.onion is a special-use top level domain suffix designating an anonymous hidden service reachable via the Tor network. [1]

42 relations: Alec Muffett, Anonymity, Base32, Blockchain.info, CA/Browser Forum, Clearnet (networking), Cryptographic hash function, Dark web, Darknet, DigiCert, DNS root zone, Domain Name System, DuckDuckGo, Facebook, GlobaLeaks, HTTPS, I2P, ICANN, Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, Internet Engineering Task Force, Jacob Appelbaum, List of Tor hidden services, LWN.net, Mnemonic, Moxie Marlinspike, Onion routing, Parallel computing, Pseudo-top-level domain, Public-key cryptography, The Intercept, The New York Times, The Tor Project, Inc, Top-level domain, Tor (anonymity network), Tor2web, URL, Web browser, World Wide Web, .bit, .bitnet, .tor, .uucp.

Alec Muffett

Alec David Edward Muffett (born April 22, 1968) is an Anglo-American internet-security evangelist, architect, and software engineer.

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Anonymity

Anonymity, adjective "anonymous", is derived from the Greek word ἀνωνυμία, anonymia, meaning "without a name" or "namelessness".

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Base32

Base32 is one of several base 32 transfer encodings using a 32-character subset of the twenty-six letters A–Z and ten digits 0–9.

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Blockchain.info

Blockchain.info is a bitcoin block explorer service, as well as a cryptocurrency wallet supporting bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum.

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CA/Browser Forum

The Certification Authority Browser Forum, also known as CA/Browser Forum, is a voluntary consortium of certification authorities, vendors of Internet browser software, operating systems, and other PKI-enabled applications that promulgates industry guidelines governing the issuance and management of X.509 v.3 digital certificates that chain to a trust anchor embedded in such applications.

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Clearnet (networking)

Clearnet is a term typically referring to the unencrypted, or non-darknet, non-Tor internet.

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Cryptographic hash function

A cryptographic hash function is a special class of hash function that has certain properties which make it suitable for use in cryptography.

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Dark web

The dark web is the World Wide Web content that exists on darknets, overlay networks that use the Internet but require specific software, configurations or authorization to access.

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Darknet

A darknet (or dark net) is a portion of routed, allocated IP space not running any services.

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DigiCert

DigiCert Inc is a privately held, US-based X.509 SSL certificate authority (CA).

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DNS root zone

The DNS root zone is the top-level DNS zone in the hierarchical namespace of the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet.

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Domain Name System

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network.

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DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo (DDG) is an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results.

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Facebook

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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GlobaLeaks

GlobaLeaks is an open-source, free software intended to enable secure and anonymous whistleblowing initiatives.

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HTTPS

HTTP Secure (HTTPS) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) for secure communication over a computer network, and is widely used on the Internet.

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I2P

The Invisible Internet Project (I2P) is an anonymous network layer that allows for censorship-resistant, peer to peer communication.

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ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numericalspaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation.

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Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is a function of ICANN, a nonprofit private American corporation that oversees global IP address allocation, autonomous system number allocation, root zone management in the Domain Name System (DNS), media types, and other Internet Protocol-related symbols and Internet numbers.

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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

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Jacob Appelbaum

Jacob Appelbaum (born 1 April 1983) is an American independent journalist, computer security researcher, artist, and hacker.

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List of Tor hidden services

This is an alphabetized list of notable.onion hidden services accessible through the Tor anonymity network.

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LWN.net

LWN.net is a computing webzine with an emphasis on free software and software for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

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Mnemonic

A mnemonic (the first "m" is silent) device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.

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Moxie Marlinspike

Matthew Rosenfield, known as Moxie Marlinspike, is an American computer security researcher, whose research focuses primarily on techniques for intercepting communication, as well as methods for strengthening communication infrastructure against interception.

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Onion routing

Onion routing is a technique for anonymous communication over a computer network.

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Parallel computing

Parallel computing is a type of computation in which many calculations or the execution of processes are carried out concurrently.

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Pseudo-top-level domain

A pseudo-top-level domain is a label or name for a computer network that is not participating in the world-wide official Domain Name System and may not even participate in the Internet, but may use a similar domain name hierarchy.

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Public-key cryptography

Public-key cryptography, or asymmetric cryptography, is any cryptographic system that uses pairs of keys: public keys which may be disseminated widely, and private keys which are known only to the owner.

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The Intercept

The Intercept is an online news publication dedicated to what it describes as "adversarial journalism".

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Tor Project, Inc

The Tor Project, Inc. is a Massachusetts-based 501(c)(3) research-education nonprofit organization founded by computer scientists Roger Dingledine, Nick Mathewson and five others.

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Top-level domain

A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet.

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Tor (anonymity network)

Tor is free software for enabling anonymous communication.

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Tor2web

Tor2web is a software project to allow Tor hidden services to be accessed from a standard browser without being connected to the Tor network.

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URL

A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.

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Web browser

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for accessing information on the World Wide Web.

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World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.

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.bit

.bit is a top-level domain that was created outside the most commonly used Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet, and is not sanctioned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

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.bitnet

.bitnet was a pseudo-domain-style suffix used in the late 1980s when identifying a hostname not connected directly to the Internet but possibly reachable through inter-network gateways.

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.tor

.tor is a pseudo-top-level domain host suffix implemented by the OnioNS project, which aims to add DNS infrastructure to the Tor network enabling the selection of meaningful and globally-unique domain name for hidden services, which users can then reference from the Tor Browser.

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.uucp

The name uucp was a pseudo-domain-style suffix used in the 1980s when identifying a hostname not connected directly to the Internet, but possibly reachable through other inter-network gateways.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.onion

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