In wake of Appelbaum fiasco, Tor Project shakes up board of directors

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Over a month after a prominent staffer at the Tor Project was publicly accused of sexual misconduct and then left, the organization has shaken up its entire seven-person board of directors, replacing the seven who have left as of Wednesday with six new members.

The Tor Project is the Massachusetts-based nonprofit that maintains Tor, the well-known open-source online anonymity tool.

In June 2016, Jacob Appelbaum, one of Tor’s most public-facing developers and a member of the "Core Team," denounced the matter as a "calculated and targeted attack has been launched to spread vicious and spurious allegations against me."

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