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Who should the moderators be?

Tor.SE is going to need a few moderators. SE sites are mostly community moderated, but you still need a few people to help keep everything in line. I believe Runa proposed this site on Area 51 ...
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How do we promote our site?

Should we just see if anybody i the Tor irc channel wants an invite to the beta (private or public) and does anybody know anybody that would be a great person to have on the site to answer questions?
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Should we have a .onion address?

Plain and simple. Should we have a .onion address? I'm thinking that it would be a great idea if/when we graduate to be able to reach a stack exchange about tor using the tor network, although I feel ...
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Should we participate in the SE Winter Bash? (Or: Do you like hats?)

It's almost time for the Stack Exchange Winter Bash! For those who don't know, it's a holiday themed event that Stack Exchange runs, where, for a limited time you can earn (virtual) hats for ...
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How can we get SE to enable https for all of this site?

Here I am with http://meta.tor.stackexchange.com/questions/ask loaded, writing my question. When I click "post", it's going to send my stackexchange credential cookie, yet again, over cleartext. In ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Are questions about surveillance of Tor users on-topic?

Is the site mostly about the Tor technology, or does it also tackle social issues and challenges such as the possibility of e.g. NSA having exit nodes on Tor that analyze traffic and attempt to spot ...
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We need more people coming to the site! [duplicate]

The visits per day and questions per day have been steadily dropping since day one. While the questions per day drop is to be expected, and normal, the visits per day is falling a little too fast. ...
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Is this question about recommending .onion sites on topic?

Question of-the topic: https://tor.stackexchange.com/questions/292/any-good-onion-sites-that-are-safe-and-interesting The title says it all! Do you guys know any good/interesting .onion domains? I ...
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Should questions about explaining/introducing Tor be on-topic?

We have one question at the moment which asks How should one explain Tor to a non-technical audience? I see a major problem with such questions. They can be asked and re-asked many times by making ...
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How to improve the number of answered questions?

The percentage of answered questions drops steadily. Now we are at 84% which brings the site one of the lowest numbers of all Stackexchange sites (SE sites sorted by question answered). I'm wondering ...
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What should we do with abandoned questions?

I came across a question which is now two months old. It is unclear what the OP does or why this problem occurs. The current answer seems wrong to me. I asked the OP some details and never got an ...
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Tag suggestion: Protocol

Questions involving the underlying protocol do not seem to have a relevant tag. If I wanted to ask What encryption protocol(s) does Tor use or How does Tor choose relay and exit nodes I guess ...
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Is this question about the disappearence of Freedom Hosting on topic?

I asked this question about what events lead to Freedom Hosting disappearing from Tor. Someone has voted to close it as off-topic, which I don't mind; but given that we're fleshing out the exact ...
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Non-constructive comments and downvotes

For some time I'm receiving very odd, sometimes personal-related comments and downvotes to my answers from one specific user canonizing ironize. I don't know the person, and I think I may be not the ...
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It's that time again: Winter Bash 2014

It's that time of year again, time for Winter Bash 2014 where everyone can use their Tor knowledge to earn silly (virtual) hats which can be displayed on their avatar. Unless anyone has some serious ...
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Use singular for tags?

The first tags use pluar form like hidden-services. I propose to use singular form like hidden-service for all tags.
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Searching for a question addressing the tor behind the scenes

Has there been any question asked about how tor is working behind the scenes?