A recently released open-source software, created in response to the controversy surrounding Edward Snowden’s release of classified NSA documents, claims to allow users to securely send large files over the internet with complete anonymity.
The software, which is called OnionShare, was created by Micah Lee, a technology analyst who specializes in operational security, privacy, and cryptography.
After journalist David Miranda was detained and questioned for nine hours at Heathrow airport last year, Lee was determined to create a way for people to share large amounts of data through a direct channel encrypted and protected by the anonymity software Tor. The result of that determination was OnionShare.
What makes OnionShare different from programs such is Dropbox is that it utilizes a one to one exchange, eliminating the “middleman” in the file sharing process. Lee told Wired.. see more