What is the best bridge for Tor?

What is the best bridge for Tor?

Obfs4 Bridge
Obfs4 Bridge is strongly recommended on the Tor official website.

What are Tor bridges for?

Tor bridges are Tor relays that aren’t listed in the main Tor directory. People often use them if their ISP is filtering connections to Tor relays. In essence, they’re used to get around blocking and censorship of Tor.

How many Tor bridges are there?

“We currently have approximately 1,200 bridges, 900 of which support the obfs4 obfuscation protocol,” said Gustavo Gus, Community Team Lead for the Tor Project.

How do I get a Tor bridge?

If you’re starting Tor Browser for the first time, click “Tor Network Settings” to open the Tor settings window. Under the “Bridges” section, select the checkbox “Use a bridge”, then choose “Request a bridge from” and click “Request a Bridge…” for BridgeDB to provide a bridge.

What is meek Azure Bridge?

meek makes Tor traffic look like a connection to an HTTPS website. Unlike the other transports, it doesn’t connect directly to a bridge. meek first connects to a real HTTPS web server (in the Amazon cloud or the Microsoft Azure cloud) and from there connects to the actual bridge.

Which country uses Tor the most?

This table shows the top-10 countries by estimated number of clients connecting via bridges….Users.

Country Mean daily users
Russia 22668 (37.18 %)
United States 7528 (12.35 %)
Iran 3330 (5.46 %)
Germany 2879 (4.72 %)

What is Obfs4 and meek Azure?

obfs4 makes Tor traffic look random, and also prevents censors from finding bridges by Internet scanning. meek transports make it look like you are browsing a major web site instead of using Tor. meek-azure makes it look like you are using a Microsoft web site.

What is a Obfs4 bridge?

obfs4 is a randomizing transport: it adds an extra layer of specialized encryption between you and your bridge that makes Tor traffic look like random bytes. It also resists active-probing attacks, where the censor discovers bridges by trying to connect to them. The name stands for “Format-Transforming Encryption.”