Adjacent Fields - (436)

Although not always explicitly civic tech, these categories are directly adjacent, like tech for other shared, public challenges, or foundational layers that must be present for civic tech to succeed in its goals.

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Snowflake

Bypass censorship by disguising web traffic. A feature in Tor Browser, Onion Browser, and Orbot.

OpenPV

OpenPV

Germany (Deutschland)

Currently a solar potential look-up tool for the German state of Bavaria. "We support the roll-out of more photovoltaic roof systems."

Anthropic

Anthropic is an AI safety and research company that's working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems.

California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA)

The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) is a California state government agency created by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA)

Center for Democracy and Technology

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is the leading nonpartisan, nonprofit organization fighting to advance civil rights and civil liberties in the digital age.

Microsoft AccountGuard

Microsoft AccountGuard is a cybersecurity service that adds an extra layer of protection to the high-risk, highly-targeted organizations that underpin a healthy democracy, including those in the political, elections, journalism, thinktank, human rights and nonprofit sectors.

Digital Rights Nepal

Digital Rights Nepal is a not-for-profit initiative dedicated to the protection and promotion of digital rights in Nepal

Freedom Online Coalition

The Freedom Online Coalition is a partnership of 38 governments, working to advance Internet freedom.

CDIAL

CDIAL

Lagos

Digitizing Local Languages, Localizing Digital access for 1 Billion Africans

Foxglove

Foxglove

London

Foxglove is a non-profit that fights to make tech fair for everyone.

Digital Trade Alliance

The Digital Trade Alliance is a collaborative effort of digital rights and consumer groups assembled in 2018. The Alliance model provides effective advice and expertise to us in order to structure the transnational debate on digital trade.

Panoptykon Foundation

The Panoptykon Foundation arose from the belief that negative social phenomenon should not be ignored, along with the belief that – thanks to knowledge, commitment, and determination – we can change the world around us and make sure that surveillance is curtailed.

Deceptive Patterns

A taxonomy of deceptive design patterns, laws, cases, reading list, hall of shame, and Deceptive Patterns book

The Copenhagen Pledge on Tech for Democracy

A commitment to make digital technologies work for, not against, democracy and human rights. It underlines the joint responsibility of governments, multilateral organizations, civil society, and technology companies to develop and use digital technologies to the benefit of democracy and human rights.

Improving Inclusion of EU Mobile Citizens (IMPEU) citizen toolkit

The aim of the project Improving Inclusion of EU Mobile Citizens (IMPEU) is to foster political participation of EU mobile citizens and enhance capacity and knowledge of civil servants and relevant national, regional and local experts on EU citizenship and related political rights.

Accessibility Lab (a11y Lab)

Accessibility Lab (a11y Lab)

Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos)

We are a company that seeks to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities through accessibility in the digital world.

Por un Entorno Digital Accesible (PUEDA)

La iniciativa tiene como principal objetivo difundir conceptos clave y buenas prácticas de la accesibilidad digital en el Estado, la sociedad civil, la academia y los sectores privado y técnico, actores críticos a la hora de alcanzar entornos digitales accesibles.

Journal für politische Bildung

Politische Bildung zu diskutieren und zu stärken sind die Ziele der zentralen Fachzeitschrift Journal für politische Bildung.

OA.Works

Powerfully simple open access tools for a just and kind information age.

AI Forensics

AI Forensics

Italy (Italia)

AI Forensics is a European non-profit that investigates influential and opaque algorithms. We hold major technology platforms accountable by conducting independent and high-profile technical investigations to uncover and expose the harms caused by their algorithms.

Connect Humanity

We work with communities to build the internet infrastructure and skills they need to participate fully in a digital society

EngageMedia Digital Rights program

EngageMedia Digital Rights program

Thailand (Prathet Thai)

We defend and advance digital rights in the Asia-Pacific, holding governments and corporations to account, and foster civil society collaboration and campaigns.

State of Digital Inequity

The report is based on a survey of 7,500+ civil society organizations (CSOs) from 136 countries who answered questions about the barriers that they, and the communities they serve, face when it comes to digital equity.

Meta's Massively Multilingual Speech (MMS) model

Our Massively Multilingual Speech AI research models can identify more than 4,000 spoken languages, 40 times more than any known previous technology. These models expand text-to-speech and speech-to-text technology from around 100 languages to more than 1,100.

Eticas

We now bring this decade’s worth of insights and our intellectual capital to scale with our automated audits, and proprietary demographic and geographic database used to ensure the validity (and compliance) of the outputs.

The Future of Privacy Forum

FPF brings together industry, academics, civil society, policymakers, and other stakeholders to explore the challenges posed by emerging technologies and develop privacy protections, ethical norms, and workable best practices in these areas and more.

Rightly

Rightly

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Rightly is all about helping you control your data so that it’s kept safe and you get to use it in ways that help you every day. As well as keeping it away from hackers and spammers, you can use your data to help stay on the best deals for insurance and, in the future, utility renewals.

Clean Insights

Clean Insights is focused on answering key questions about user usage patterns without enabling invasive surveillance of all user habits. It provides methods for user interactions that are ultimately empowering instead of alienating.

Common Voice

Mozilla's Common Voice Project seeks to be a part of the solution. It's a platform where anyone can donate their voice to an open source data bank.

Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling.xyz is a browser-based app that uses a webcam and machine learning to analyze your hand shapes so you can learn to sign the ASL alphabet correctly.

Amnezia VPN

Free service to create a personal VPN on your server. Helps to access blocked content without revealing privacy even to VPN providers.

RosKomSvoboda

RosKomSvoboda

Russian Federation (the)

RosKomSvoboda is the first Russian public organization operating in the field of digital rights protection and digital empowerment.

San Francisco Digital Accessibility and Inclusion Standard

This standard explains what you need to do to make your web content and services accessible. We need to design and build services and content that everyone can access and understand.

Startups & Society Initiative

We are a non-profit think/do tank supporting founders and the startup ecosystem in building more equitable, world-positive tech companies.

IPleak.net

Website that shows you all the information other websites can glean when you visit them

Team CommUNITY

We foster and nurture communities throughout the world working on digital rights

UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub (UKHIH)

UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub (UKHIH)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

The UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub (UKHIH) will promote and support strategic and focused collaborations across government, science, private and humanitarian actors to drive urgently needed innovations and technologies in humanitarian responses to disasters and conflict.

Humanitarian Innovation Fund

Aim: to improve outcomes for people affected by humanitarian crises by identifying, nurturing and sharing more effective and scalable solutions.

Own Your Data Foundation

We equip every individual with the tools they need to live a safe, protected, and informed digital life.

Digital Credentials Consortium

We are building an infrastructure for digital academic credentials that can support the education systems of the future.

vc-ed (Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force)

The Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force will explore the use of Verifiable Credentials that represent education, employment, and achievement credentials

THING Tank

If you are new to low-cost and open hardware and open science, start your exploration with the introduction to low-cost and open source tools toolkit!

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