Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. Arthur Schopenhauer

Building a Tor Hidden Service From Scratch

Despite some fairly negative media attention, not every Tor Hidden Service is (or needs to be) a hotbed of immorality. Some exist in order to allow those in restrictive countries to access things we might take for granted (like Christian materials).

Whilst I can’t condone immoral activities, Tor is a tool, and any tool can be used or misused

This is part Two in a detailed walk through of the considerations and design steps that may need to be made when setting up a new Tor Hidden Service.

The steps provided are intended to take security/privacy seriously, but won’t defend against a wealthy state-backed attacker. Building a Tor Hidden Service From Scratch