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Re: [tor-talk] How do tor users get past the recapacha and it's super short 2min exemption

On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 06:44:26PM -0700, Mirimir wrote:
>  For example, how did Facebook come around to have an
> onion? Was it just that Alec Muffett championed it? Did complaints from
> excluded users play a role? Positive or negative?

They did some internal measurements and realized that the number of
people connecting to Facebook over Tor was growing and had become huge:

To put that into context, that means something like 1 out of every 1000
Facebook users connected to Facebook over Tor in the month of April 2016.

And see also "part one" of

So yes, they needed an internal champion to get them to do the
measurements, but after that the measurements spoke for themselves.


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