The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), founded in 1990, works in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties in the digital age. The Internet and other communication technologies can herald the most liberating era of human history --- or the most regulated and controlled. The EFF works to defend our basic rights to free speech, privacy and free and open communications, and advocates for sane policies on digital copyright, software patents and electronic voting. EFF is a membership supported organization with 27 full-time staff. ..... We are working closely with The Tor Project (tor.eff.org), a free-software project to build an anonymity toolkit used by individuals, companies, governments, and law enforcement around the world. The Tor network has grown since its start in 2002 to several hundred thousand active users pushing almost 1Gbps of traffic on average. Tor has two full-time developers, plus several dozen other volunteers who help out on a daily basis. ..... This proposal is a combined submission from EFF and Tor.