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   	<h1>Past Contributors</h1>
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 <dt>Sherief Alaa, Support</dt>
 <dd>Arabic translator, worked on videos, documentation, and helpdesk.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Alexandre Allaire, Developer</dt>
 <dd>Helped develop and package Flash Proxy.</dd>
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 <dt>Carolyn Anhalt</dt>
 <dd>Coordinated translations and translators for all of tor's content;
 website, products, and materials.</dd>
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 <dt>Jacob Appelbaum, Advocate, Developer</dt>
 <dd>Represented Tor at conferences and trainings, and developed tools
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 for the Tor ecosystem. Ran one of the Tor directory authorities.</dd>
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 <dt>Thomas S. Benjamin</dt>
 <dd>Anonymous communications and bridge distribution
 researcher. His other work can be found on his <a
 href="http://cryptocracy.net/">personal website</a>.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Katherine Bergeron</dt>
 <dd>Helped streamlining our operations, including fundraising, merchandise
 management, travel, and other projects.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Domenik Bork</dt><dd> Worked on
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 Configuration of Hidden Services with User Authorization in Vidalia as
 part of Google Summer of Code 2008.</dd>
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 <dt>Benedikt Boss</dt><dd>Worked during the 2007 Google Summer of Code on <a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/svn/topf/trunk/README">TOPF</a>,
 a fuzzer for Tor; mentored by Roger.</dd>
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 <dt>Caspar Bowden, Director (1961 - 2015)</dt>
 <dd>Caspar was an advocate for Tor in Europe and a specialist in data
 protection policy, EU and US surveillance law, PET research, identity
 management, and information ethics and philosophy. He was formerly the
 chief privacy advisor at Microsoft. He believed that people in every
 country deserved the right to privacy irrespective of national
 borders. He predicted US mass surveillance programs such as PRISM
 and was vindicated after the Snowden revelations. We miss him
 deeply.</dd>
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 <dt>John Brooks, Ricochet Developer</dt>
 <dd>Leads <a href="https://ricochet.im/">Ricochet</a>, a
 decentralized chat system where every user is an onion service.
 Also a core contributor to Tor onion service development.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Ren Bucholz</dt><dd>Our fine logo and images.</dd>
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 <dt>Fallon Chen</dt><dd> Worked on
 Improving Tor Path Selection (<a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/torflow/branches/gsoc2008/">svn</a>)
 and <a
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 href="<specblob>proposals/151-path-selection-improvements.txt">proposal
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 151</a> as part of Google Summer of Code 2008.</dd>
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 <dt>Bram Cohen</dt><dd>Helped design our congestion control mechanisms,
 in Tor's early days.</dd>
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 <dt>Pat Double</dt><dd>Creator of the Incognito LiveCD.</dd>
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 <dt>Christopher Davis, Libevent hacker</dt>
 <dd>Worked during Google Summer of Code 2009 on porting
 Polipo to Windows.  He currently helps with the libevent
 bufferevent code.</dd>
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 <dt>Kevin Dyer</dt>
 <dd>Main developer of <a
 href="https://fteproxy.org/">fteproxy</a>, and part of the
 pluggable transports team.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Matt Edman</dt>
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 <dd>Original developer for Vidalia,
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 a cross-platform Tor Graphical User Interface included in the bundles.</dd>
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 <dt>Christian Fromme, Developer</dt>
 <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>
 
 <dt>Melissa Gilroy</dt>
 <dd>Ran Tor's finances and audit compliance.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Geoff Goodell</dt><dd>Started the <a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/svn/blossom/trunk/">Blossom project</a>
 which uses Tor as its overlay network; also helped motivate Tor's control
 interface to be as flexible as it is.</dd>
 <dt>Aleksei Gorny</dt><dd> Working on
 Tor exit scanner improvements (<a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/torflow/branches/gsoc2008/">svn</a>), originally started as part of Google Summer of Code 2008.</dd>
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 <dt>Sathyanarayanan Gunasekaran, Developer</dt>
 <dd>Worked on Orbot in Google
 Summer of Code 2011, and developed <a
 href="https://compass.torproject.org/">Compass</a>.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Marie Gutbub, Advocate</dt>
 <dd>Helps educate the world about the value of Tor, especially
 in Europe.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Harmony, Support, Advocate</dt>
 <dd>Wrote for <a href="<wiki>TorWeeklyNews/">Tor Weekly
 News</a>, the help desk, and the browser manual.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Justin Hipple</dt><dd>The other developer for Vidalia.</dd>
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 <dt>Robert Hogan</dt>
 <dd>Developer for the <a
 href="http://tork.sf.net/">TorK</a> Tor controller, a <a
 href="http://code.google.com/p/torora/">privacy-oriented
 Arora fork</a>, the <a
 href="http://code.google.com/p/torsocks/">torsocks
 scripts</a>, and other useful peripheral tools.</dd>
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 <dt>Dr. Nick Hopper, Researcher</dt>
 <dd>Cryptographer, privacy expert, and professor.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Leiah Jansen, Graphic Designer</dt>
 <dd>Helped make our cool logos, designs, stickers, graphics, and so on.
 Invented the awesome "roots" Tor logo.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Christian King</dt><dd> Worked during the 2007 Google Summer of Code
 on making Tor relays stable on
 Windows, by developing a <a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/svn/libevent-urz/trunk/README">buffer
 implementation for libevent</a>; mentored by Nick.</dd>
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 <dt>Joe Kowalski</dt><dd>Original author and provider of the torstatus
 script formerly run on nighteffect.</dd>
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 <dt>Adam Langley</dt><dd>Our fine eventdns code.</dd>
 <dt>Rebecca MacKinnon</dt><dd>Former Director of Tor.  Co-Founder of <a
 href="http://www.globalvoicesonline.org/">Global Voices Online</a>.</dd>
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 <dt>Tom Leckrone</dt>
 <dd>Helps make sure everything runs smoothly. Coordinates
 logistics and people and everything in between.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Bruce Leidl</dt>
 <dd>Lead developer of
 <a href="http://www.subgraph.com/orchid.html">Orchid</a>,
 a Tor client in Java.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Andrew Lewman, Former Executive Director</dt>
 <dd>Managed the business operations of The Tor Project, Inc. Played
 roles of finance, advocacy, project management, strategy, press, law
 enforcement liaison, and domestic violence advocacy.</dd>
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 <dt>Kelley Misata, Advocate</dt>
 <dd>Teaches many people about the value of privacy,
 especially in the contexts of domestic violence and cyber
 stalking.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Matt Pagan</dt>
 <dd>Maintained the FAQ and other documentation, and helped answer
 all the users who contact the support desk.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Chris Palmer</dt><dd>Our liaison and tech guy with EFF while EFF
 was funding us. Also helped advocate and write end-user docs.</dd>
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 <dt>Martin Peck</dt><dd>Worked on a VM-based transparent
 proxying approach for Tor clients on Windows.</dd>
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 <dt>Matej Pfajfar</dt><dd>Author of the original onion routing code that
 Tor is based on, so we didn't have to start from scratch.</dd>
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 <dt>Robert Ransom</dt><dd>Found and fixed a bunch of Tor bugs, mostly in
 Tor's hidden service code, and added several security and usability
 features to Tor and Tor Browser Bundle.</dd>
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 <dt>Johannes Renner</dt><dd> Worked during the 2007 Google Summer of
 Code on modifying <a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/svn/torflow/trunk/README">TorFlow</a>
 to measure various properties of the Tor network; mentored by Mike
 Perry.</dd>
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 <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>Developed <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>Andrea Shepard, Developer</dt>
 <dd>Works with Nick as a core Tor developer.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Scott Squires</dt><dd>The original developer of <a
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 <dt>Jeremy Todaro</dt>
 <dd>Worked on the artwork and design for various projects,
 annual reports, and brochures.</dd>
 
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 <dt>tup</dt>
 <dd>Added new features for making Tor easier to use as a <a
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 href="<wiki>TransparentProxy">transparent
 proxy</a>. Also wrote the <a
 href="http://p56soo2ibjkx23xo.onion/">TorDNSEL code</a>.</dd>
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 <dt>Tomás Touceda, Vidalia Developer</dt>
 <dd>Worked on maintenance and new development for Vidalia.</dd>
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 <dt>Stephen Tyree</dt><dd> Worked during Google Summer of Code 2009 to
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 develop a plugin API for Vidalia
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 and create a plugin to allow HerdictWeb integration, a project aiming
 at identifying website inaccessibility using user submissions.</dd>
 <dt>Camilo Viecco</dt><dd> Worked on
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 Providing Blossom functionality to Vidalia as part of Google Summer of Code 2008.</dd>
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 <dt>vmon</dt>
 <dd>Farsi translator and support desk person. also worked on
 Stegotorus.</dd>
 
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 <dt>Fred von Lohmann</dt><dd>Fred served on our Board of Directors
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 from 2006 through 2009.</dd>
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 <dt>Shondoit Walker, Build Developer</dt>
 <dd>Worked on streamlining and bulletproofing the Tor Browser
 Bundle build process, especially on Windows.</dd>
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 <dt>Kyle Williams</dt><dd>Developer for JanusVM, a VMWare-based
 transparent Tor proxy that makes Tor easier to set up and use.</dd>
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 <dt>Christian Wilms</dt><dd> Worked on
 Performance Enhancing Measures for Tor Hidden Services (<a
 href="https://svn.torproject.org/cgi-bin/viewvs.cgi/tor/branches/hidserv-perf/">svn</a>) as part of Google Summer of Code 2008.</dd>
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 <dt>Jillian C. York</dt><dd><a href="http://jilliancyork.com/">Jillian C. York</a> is a writer, blogger, and activist.</dd>
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