Science and Technology Research Institutes

The Tor Project Inc.

aka Tor Project

Seattle, WA

Mission

The Tor Project successfully helps global populations burdened by online surveillance and censorship access Internet resources more securely and safely. Tor technologies are used by journalists, activists, political dissidents, human rights workers, whistleblowers, companies, and privacy-sensitive individuals worldwide. These users, including the volunteer operators of over 9,000 network relays and censorship-circumvention bridges, have played an influential role in conflicts around the world.

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Ruling Year

2007

Principal Officer

Shari Steele

Main Address

PO Box 4903

Seattle, WA 98194 USA

Keywords

privacy, anonymity, human rights, journalism, internet, open source, free speech, research and development, law enforcement, military, citizen rights

EIN

20-8096820

 Number

5888362681

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (U05)

Censorship, Freedom of Speech and Press Issues (R63)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (R05)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Financials

The Tor Project Inc.

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No