Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st May 2014 23:19 UTC
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Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly.

This is what Snowden uses. Tails released version 1.0 a few days ago.

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RE: false sense of security?
by lokrisch on Fri 2nd May 2014 12:20 UTC in reply to "false sense of security?"
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Yes, there is a good overview of the security limitations available: https://tails.boum.org/doc/about/warning/index.en.html

Some of those points apply not to Tails in general but to Tor. So one should be aware of those issues anyway if Tor is used on another system than Tails.

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