ruphus13 writes "Privacy is becoming a scarce commodity, especially with geo-aware phones. Now, Android phone users can browse anonymously using Tor — a capability, until now, limited to the desktop. From the post: 'We have successfully ported the native C Tor app to Android and built an Android application bundle that installs, runs and provides the glue needed to make it useful to end users. Secure, anonymous access to the web via Tor on Android is now a reality,' writes Guardian Project team member Nathan Freitas. The Tor 0.2.2.6-alpha release uses toolchain wrapper scripts to run Tor without requiring root access."