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     <p>The Tor Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in
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     the United States. The official address of the organization is:
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     <address>
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     The Tor Project<br>
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     7 Temple Street, Suite A<br>
     Cambridge, MA 02139-2403 USA<br><br>
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     </address>
 
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     <p>The organization consists of many volunteers and a few employees.
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     Please don't contact us individually about Tor topics &mdash; if you
     have a problem or question, please look through the <a href="<page
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     about/contact>">contact page</a> for appropriate addresses.</p>
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 <h1>Core Tor People</h1>
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           <dt>Sherief Alaa, Support</dt>
           <dd>Arabic translator, works on videos and documentation, and
           helps answer all the users who contact the support desk.</dd>
 
           <dt>Jacob Appelbaum, Advocate, Security Researcher, and
           Developer</dt>
           <dd>Speaks at conferences and gives
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           trainings all over the world to get people excited about Tor,
           explain how Tor is used in real world situations, and generally
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           explain why anonymity online matters to you. Original developer
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           of ttdnsd, <a href="https://check.torproject.org/">Tor
           check</a>, <a href="https://exitlist.torproject.org/">Tor
           DNSEL</a>, and <a href="https://weather.torproject.org">Tor
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           weather</a> site. Runs one of the directory authorities.</dd>
 
           <dt>Moritz Bartl, Advocate</dt>
           <dd>Manages <a href="https://torservers.net">Zwiebelfreunde</a>
           (a German non-profit to run exit relays), and coordinates
           the many similar non-profits that are springing up in other
           countries. Speaks and organizes in support of Tor and freedoms
           in Europe and world-wide.</dd>
 
           <dt>Caspar Bowden, Director</dt>
           <dd>Advocate for Tor in Europe, and specialist in data
           protection policy, EU and US surveillance law, PET research,
           identity management, and information ethics and philosophy.</dd>
 
           <dt>Griffin Boyce, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Works on <a href="http://cupcakebridge.com/">Cupcake</a>,
           a set of browser extensions to let people volunteer to become
           a <a href="https://crypto.stanford.edu/flashproxy/">Flash
           Proxy</a> for censored users.</dd>
 
           <dt>Kathleen Brade, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Part of the Tor Browser team &mdash; develops
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           and maintains Tor Launcher and Torbutton.</dd>
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           <dt>Arlo Breault, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Rewrote <a href="https://check.torproject.org/">Tor
           Check</a> so now it can handle all our users, and helps with
           Flash Proxy and other pluggable transport work. Also working
           on the Tor Instant Messaging Bundle.</dd>
 
           <dt>Colin Childs, Translation Coordinator and Support</dt>
           <dd>Helps wrangle <a
           href="https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/torproject/">Transifex</a>
           for us, and also helps answer all the users who contact the
           support desk.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Erinn Clark, Packaging and Build Automation</dt>
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           <dd>Erinn is tackling the growing needs for easy to install
           and configure packages on a variety of operating systems.
           Also working on automating the build system and producing
           nightly builds for all operating systems we support. Erinn is
           also doing some advocacy by talking to audiences at FSCONS,
           CodeBits.eu, and various European universites.</dd>
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           <dt>Roger Dingledine, Project Leader, Director, Researcher</dt>
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           <dd>Original developer of Tor along with Nick Mathewson and Paul
           Syverson. Leading researcher in the anonymous communications
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           field. Frequent speaker at conferences to advocate Tor and
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           explain what Tor is and can do. Helps coordinate academic
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           researchers. Runs one of the directory authorities.</dd>
 
           <dt>Kevin Dyer, Developer, Researcher</dt>
           <dd>Main developer of <a
           href="https://fteproxy.org/">fteproxy</a>, and part of the
           pluggable transports team. Grad student at Portland State.</dd>
 
           <dt>Nima Fatemi, Support</dt>
           <dd>Farsi translator; helps answer all the users who contact
           the support desk.</dd>
 
           <dt>David Fifield, Developer, Researcher</dt>
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           <dd>Developer and co-inventor of <a
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           href="https://crypto.stanford.edu/flashproxy/">Flash Proxy</a>,
           and part of the pluggable transports team. Grad student at
           Berkeley.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Arturo Filastò, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Project leader for <a
           href="https://ooni.torproject.org/">OONI</a>, has helped
           with <a href="http://tor2web.org/">tor2web</a>, wrote <a
           href="https://atlas.torproject.org/">Atlas</a>, and generally
           helps to evaluate and improve security.</dd>
 
           <dt>Matt Finkel, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Helps maintain and develop <a
           href="https://bridges.torproject.org/">BridgeDB</a>, has helped
           with OONI, and generally helps on many projects.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Nathan Freitas, Mobile phone hacker</dt>
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           <dd>The driving force behind <a
           href="https://guardianproject.info">The Guardian
           Project</a> and Tor on the Android platform in the form of
           <a href="<page docs/android>">Orbot</a>. He also works on <a
           href="https://guardianproject.info/apps/orlib/">OrLib</a>:
           an Android library for Tor, and <a
           href="https://guardianproject.info/apps/orweb/">Orweb: A
           privacy-enhanced mobile browser</a>.</dd>
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           <dt>Christian Fromme, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Helped with many Python projects, such as the
           get-tor email auto-responder, check.torproject.org, bridge db,
           tor weather, tor controller, tor flow, etc.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Aaron Gibson, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Develops OONI, and has helped with Torflow and other Tor
           services.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Melissa Gilroy, CFO and Internal Audit</dt>
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           <dd>With a strong background in non-profit accounting and
           auditing, Melissa is in charge of Tor's finances, audit
           compliance, and keeping Tor's financial operations moving
           along.</dd>
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           <dt>Dr. Ian Goldberg, Director, Researcher</dt>
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           <dd>Cryptographer, privacy expert,
           and professor; one of the designers of <a
           href="http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/">Off-the-Record
           Messaging</a>.</dd>
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           <dt>David Goulet, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Lead developer of Torsocks 2.0.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Sathyanarayanan Gunasekaran, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Worked on Orbot in Google
           Summer of Code 2011. Currently develops <a
           href="https://compass.torproject.org/">Compass</a> and
           Pyonionoo, and is a grad student at Georgia Tech.</dd>
 
           <dt>Sebastian Hahn, Developer, Advocate</dt>
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           <dd>Improves build and testing automation for TBB. Develops
           Tor itself. Helps people around the world use and understand
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           Tor better. Generally helps everything run smoothly. Runs one
           of the directory authorities.</dd>
 
           <dt>Dr. Nick Hopper, Researcher</dt>
           <dd>Cryptographer, privacy expert, and professor.</dd>
 
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           <dt>intrigeri, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Our main interface with the <a
           href="https://tails.boum.org/">Tails</a> project.</dd>
 
           <dt>Isis, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Lead maintainer and developer on <a
           href="https://bridges.torproject.org/">BridgeDB</a>. Used to
           work on OONI.</dd>
 
           <dt>Dr. Rob Jansen, Researcher</dt>
           <dd>Lead developer for <a
           href="https://shadow.cs.umn.edu/">Shadow</a>,
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           a full Tor network simulator that he's using to help us understand
           and improve Tor network performance.</dd>
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           <dt>Dr. Aaron Johnson, Researcher</dt>
           <dd>Works on understanding diversity and trust
           in Tor network locations. See for example the <a
           href="http://freehaven.net/anonbib/#ccs2013-usersrouted">CCS
           2013</a> paper.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Damian Johnson, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Author of <a href="https://www.atagar.com/arm/">arm</a>,
           a command-line application that provides
           real-time status information for Tor relays, and <a
           href="https://stem.torproject.org/">Stem</a>, a controller
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           library for interacting with Tor.</dd>
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           <dt>asn, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Developer of Obfsproxy, the Tor side of pluggable
           transports, and researcher on bridge scanning resistance. Part
           of the pluggable transports team.</dd>
 
           <dt>Georg Koppen, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Works on Tor Browser, Torbutton, and our build
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           automation.</dd>
 
           <dt>Pepijn Le Heux, Advocate</dt>
           <dd>Tireless advocate and Tor enthusiast in the Netherlands.</dd>
 
           <dt>Andreas Lehner, Advocate</dt>
           <dd>Operates a directory authority in Germany with the CCC,
           and does talks and discussions in support of privacy around
           Europe.</dd>
 
           <dt>Bruce Leidl</dt>
           <dd>Lead developer of
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           <a href="http://www.subgraph.com/orchid.html">Orchid</a>,
           a Tor client in Java.</dd>
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           <dt>Andrew Lewman, Executive Director, Director,
           <a href="<page press/press>">press contact</a></dt>
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           <dd>Manages the business operations of The Tor Project, Inc.
           Plays roles of finance, advocacy, project management, strategy,
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           press, law enforcement liason, and victim of domestic violence
           advocate. He can be contacted via OpenPGP 0x6B4D6475, <a
           href="http://ostel.co/">Ostel</a> via ostel-lewman@ostel.co,
           or +1-781-948-1982.</dd>
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           <dt>Dr. Karsten Loesing, Metrics Researcher and Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Primary researcher and developer into
           <a href="https://metrics.torproject.org/">anonymous metrics</a>
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           which started as a National Science Foundation grant.</dd>
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           <dt>Lunar, Support Coordinator and Developer</dt>
           <dd>In addition to leading the support team and helping with
           Debian packaging, he also helps lead the Tor Weekly News
           issues.</dd>
 
           <dt>Ximin Luo, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Flash Proxy developer, and member of the pluggable transports
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           team. Helps with Debian packaging.</dd>
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           <dt>Nick Mathewson, Chief Architect, Researcher, Director</dt>
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           <dd>One of the three original designers of Tor; does a lot
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           of the ongoing design work, and coordinates and leads ongoing
           development.</dd>
 
           <dt>meejah, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Author of <a
           href="https://github.com/meejah/txtorcon">txtorcon</a>, a Tor
           controller library in Twisted.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Ondrej Mikle, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Maintains our RPM packages.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Kelley Misata, Outreach and Communications</dt>
           <dd>Helps handle press, coordinates Tor talks and outreach,
           helps with trainings, helps with annual reports, and generally
           works on community-facing activities.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Dr. Steven Murdoch, Researcher and Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Researcher at the University of Cambridge who works
           on security, performance, and usability of Tor. Creator
           of the <a href="<page projects/torbrowser>">Tor Browser
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           Bundle</a> (now just called the Tor Browser). You can find
           out more about his work on his
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           <a href="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~sjm217/">professional
           website</a>.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Linus Nordberg, Advocate, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Swedish advocate for Tor, anonymous communications research,
           and employee at <a href="http://nordu.net">NORDUnet</a>. Works
           on implementing IPv6 in Tor, and helps with build
           automation. Runs one of the directory authorities.</dd>
 
           <dt>Matt Pagan, Support</dt>
           <dd>Maintains the FAQ, works on documentation, and helps answer
           all the users who contact the support desk.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Peter Palfrader, Sysadmin and Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Manages the Debian packages, runs one of the directory
           authorities, runs the website and the wiki, and generally helps
           out a lot.</dd>
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           <dt>Mike Perry, Tor Browser and Tor Performance
           Developer</dt> <dd>Lead developer on Tor Browser, developer
           of <a href="<page torbutton/index>">Torbutton</a>, author of <a
           href="https://gitweb.torproject.org/torflow.git/blob/HEAD:/README">TorFlow</a>.
           Runs one of the directory authorities.</dd>
 
           <dt>Sina Rabbani, Advocate</dt>
           <dd>Developer and maintainer of <a
           href="https://cloud.torproject.org/">Tor Cloud</a>, and
           does trainings and outreach. Runs one of the directory
           authorities.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Karen Reilly, Development Director</dt>
           <dd>Responsible for fundraising, advocacy, general marketing,
           policy outreach programs for Tor. She is also available to
           speak for audiences about the benefits of online anonymity,
           privacy, and Tor.</dd>
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           <dt>Leif Ryge, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Works on security analysis, designer of "bananaphone"
           transport, and part of the pluggable transports team.</dd>
 
           <dt>Runa A. Sandvik, Advocate</dt>
           <dd>Maintained the Tor Translation Portal and the translations
           for projects such as Vidalia, Torbutton and the
           website.</dd>
 
           <dt>Christian Schulz, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Developer and maintainer of <a
           href="https://globe.torproject.org/">Globe</a>, which is on
           its way to replacing Atlas and eventually Compass.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Wendy Seltzer, Director</dt>
           <dd>Lawyer, cyberlaw professor, and founder of <a
           href="http://chillingeffects.org/">ChillingEffects.org</a>.</dd>
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           <dt>Andrea Shepard, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Works with Nick as a core Tor developer.</dd>
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           <dt>Sukhbir Singh, Developer</dt>
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           <dd>Develops and maintains TorBirdy (Torbutton for Thunderbird).
           Rewrote and maintains Gettor. Working on the Tor Instant
           Messaging Bundle.</dd>
 
           <dt>Mark Smith, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Part of the Tor Browser team &mdash; develops
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           and maintains Tor Launcher and Torbutton.</dd>
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           <dt>Dr. Paul Syverson, Researcher</dt>
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           <dd>Inventor of <a href="http://www.onion-router.net/">Onion
           Routing</a>, original designer of Tor along with Roger and
           Nick, and project leader for original design, development,
           and deployment of Tor. Currently helps out with research
           and design.</dd>
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           <dt>Noel David Torres Taño</dt>
           <dd>Spanish translator; helps answer all the users who contact
           the support desk.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Rabbi Rob Thomas, Director</dt>
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           <dd>Shares his experience with smoothly running non-profits, and
           also serves as our Internet governance bureaucracy guru.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Jeremy Todaro, Illustration &amp; Design</dt>
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           <dd>Works on the artwork and design for various projects,
           annual reports, and brochures. His other work can be found at
           <a href="http://jmtodaro.com/">http://jmtodaro.com/</a>.</dd>
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           <dt>Jason Tsai, Support</dt>
           <dd>Chinese translator; helps answer all the users who contact
           the support desk.</dd>
 
           <dt>Nicolas Vigier, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Working on build automation, particularly around the Tor
           Browser.</dd>
 
           <dt>vmon, Support, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Farsi translator; helps answer all the users who contact
           the support desk. Also working on Stegotorus, and part of the
           pluggable transports team.</dd>
 
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           <dt>Philipp Winter, Researcher</dt>
           <dd>Understands how to manipulate and circumvent Tor network
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           censorship attempts. Main developer of <a
           href="http://www.cs.kau.se/philwint/scramblesuit/">ScrambleSuit</a>,
           and part of the pluggable transports team. Grad student at
           Karlstad University in Sweden.</dd>
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           <dt>Yawning, Developer</dt>
           <dd>Lead developer on <a
           href="https://github.com/yawning/obfsclient">obfsclient</a>,
           a C++ implementation of obfs2, obfs3, and ScrambleSuit. Part
           of the pluggable transports team.</dd>
 
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