Ahmia is a search engine that indexes, searches, and catalogs content published on Tor Hidden Services. Furthermore, it is a medium to share meaningful insights, statistics, and news about the Tor network itself. There are several improvements and upgrades required in Ahmia.

Initial tasks include automating blacklisting and tweaking 'Add' page. Then 'Statistics' page should be fixed and graphs need to be plotted to visualize analytical data. Then I will move on to replacing Polipo with Torsocks in ahmia-crawler and upgrading Elasticsearch support from 2.4 to 5.X. Once these major tasks are done, documentation and software dependancies need to be updated. If time permits, I plan to add advance search options like double quotes("") for exact matching of query and boolean operators like AND & OR.



Pushkar Pathak


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