[Tails-testers] [Tails-news] Our plans for 2021

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Subject: [Tails-testers] [Tails-news] Our plans for 2021
In 2021, we want to focus on improving some of the very core features of
Tails, especially for **censorship circumvention**.

To support our work in 2021, take a minute now to [donate and fight
surveillance and censorship](https://tails.boum.org/donate/?r=pt)!

## Censorship circumvention

We want to completely redesign how to **start Tor and configure Tor bridges**.

This will make it easier for people in countries where accessing Tor is
blocked to circumvent censorship. According to data from the Tor project, the
top 5 countries by users of Tor bridges are Russia, Iran, the US, Belarus, and

## Persistent Storage

We want to improve the interface of the **Persistent Storage settings**.

Improving the Persistent Storage was your top priority when we surveyed our
users in July. We want to start by improving the usability of its core
features and rewriting this 9-year-old Perl application into Python GTK+. This
will make it possible to improve it faster in the future.

We also want to make it possible to persist Tor bridges.

## Security and maintenance

To improve the security of all applications in Tails, we want to **migrate to
_Wayland_**. _Wayland_ is a new display system for Linux that better controls
how each application interacts with the rest of the system.

For example, _Wayland_ will fix how the [_Unsafe Browser_ can be used to

We will also release **Tails 5.0**, based on Debian 11 (Bullseye) at the end
of 2021\. It will bring new versions of most of the software included in

# Help us fight surveillance and censorship


All our work is made possible by donations from people like you. We
particularly appreciate monthly and yearly donations, even the smallest ones.
Because they help us plan our work, they are the most valuable for the
sustainability of Tails.

To support our work in 2021, take a minute now to donate and fight
surveillance and censorship!


URL: https://tails.boum.org/news/plans_for_2021/index.en.html
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