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Re: Official torproject .onions

>> Are there any official (non-mirror) .onions run by the torproject itself?

> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki lists some hidden services,
>  some of which are quite official, like the hidden service that points
>  to archive.torproject.org.

axqzzpkfwezf3kku.onion - 'Sample Hidden Service'
vdyrqdwjyx7kfnhy.onion - 'Another Sample Hidden Service'
duskgytldkxiuqc6.onion - 'A fine example of a hidden service' (504
socks ttl_exp)
56apzofkmsmgb3yr.onion - 'The secure way to access
archive.torproject.org' (504 socks refused)

> The Tor Project itself mainly writes software and does advocacy, rather
> than running Tor directory authorities, hidden services, or even relays.

That is very right and proper of course.

> That said, there are individuals who maintain hidden services and who
> are also Tor developers. The line is pretty fuzzy in some cases.

Unless the Tor project backs those onions publicly, they would just be
personal services as like any other TorIzen.

> Why do you ask?

Because it's not clear which of the above are running on official Torproject
hardware and/or under official sanction; and which may be mirrors, of possibly
unknown repute, or possibly put on the trac by less than core parties.
Without side confirmation, who knows what links are real or provided
by which party.
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