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The decentralization movement aims to limit the increasing centralization of the internet and digital resources into a small number of powerful platform companies. In doing so, they hope to promote free expression and resilience.

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We're Right Here

We're Right Here

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

The We’re Right Here campaign is working to build a united movement for community power, spanning places and communities across the UK as well as the political spectrum.

Project Liberty

Project Liberty

New York City

Project Liberty is advancing responsible development of the internet, designed and governed for the common good.



Germany (Deutschland)

Podlove is a group of Wordpress plugins and allows you to self-host your podcast.

Decentralized Social Networking Protocol (DSNP)

The Decentralized Social Networking Protocol establishes a shared social graph that is no longer dependent on a specific application or a centralized platform.


A decentralized toolkit for funding your critical software dependencies.


We fund new technologies to cultivate internet freedom.


Radicle is a sovereign peer-to-peer network for code collaboration, built on top of Git.

FreedomBox Foundation

FreedomBox is a private server system that empowers regular people to host their own internet services, like a VPN, a personal website, file sharing, encrypted messengers, a VoIP server, a metasearch engine, and much more.

Der Kampf um das Internet

Wie Wikipedia, Mastodon Und Co. Die Tech-giganten Herausfordern. by Stefan Mey

Accelerating Makers

TechSoup project: We aim to increase the number of mission-specific tools that can be effectively used by civil society organizations, starting with DWeb solutions.

We want to change the way the internet enables the spread of news and information so it serves the public good over corporate and political interests.


A tool for building and evolving governance in online communities.

The Metagovernance Seminar

The Metagovernance Seminar invites individuals working in online governance to present their work to a community of other researchers and practitioners.


Govbase is an open, crowdsourced database of projects and tools in online governance.

The Metagovernance Project

The Metagovernance Project is an interdisciplinary research collective. We build standards and infrastructure for digital self-governance. Our

Digital Infrastructure Incubator

Supporting open source project leaders implementing best practices in sustainability, governance, and community health.


Founded by billionaire Frank McCourt, Unfinished "works to strengthen our civic life in the digital age."

Civic Data Library of Context

A collaborative platform for open metadata built on intersectional and inclusive practices of ethical data governance.

The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)

The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) is a free software project that aims to empower decentralized efforts in increasing transparency of internet censorship around the world. You can run OONI Probe to collect evidence of internet censorship.

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