The Integration of Tor into Library Services: An Appeal to the Core Mission and Values of Libraries

  title={The Integration of Tor into Library Services: An Appeal to the Core Mission and Values of Libraries},
  author={Brady D. Lund and Matt Beckstrom},
  journal={Public Library Quarterly},
  pages={60 - 76}
ABSTRACT A pressing concern for any library professional today is privacy and security for patrons while using internet resources. One platform that shows promise in promoting privacy and security online is Tor, an anonymous web browser. The platform prevents the theft of user data through advanced networking patterns and holds the capacity to combat censorship and manipulation while strengthening privacy. In advocating for the implementation of Tor in a library setting, it is important to… 


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