trip report

Trip Report: Tor Meeting in Montreal 2017

Philipp Winter and I attended the 2017 Tor Meeting in Montreal. It is a “meeting of the core Tor team, developers, volunteers and invited guests in Montreal, to discuss plans, milestones, deadlines, and other important matters” ( We attended because we are part of a team that is working on a project studying the usability of Tor’s Onion Services (see, and we wanted to share our preliminary results with the community and get feedback. The trip was productive, and it was a real treat to interact with knowledgeable and interesting people who are passionate about security, privacy, and online freedom.