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People will not (and should not) use tech that's untrustworthy. Too many tech projects, including civic tech projects, have abused user privacy and/or failed users in providing a secure user experience. Anyone advocating for increasing digitization of government, social benefits, or public conversation should invest in strong digital security and privacy-respecting approach from the onset and on an ongoing basis, as this area evolves rapidly.

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State-of-the-art end-to-end encryption (powered by the open source Signal Protocol) keeps your conversations secure.

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.

Digital Society of Africa

Digital Society of Africa (DSA) works to strengthen the resilience and ability of frontline activists; human rights defenders and other at-risk groups in the region to independently recognize and respond to digital threats and attacks.

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). As the first dedicated privacy regulator in the United States, the agency implements and enforces the CPRA and the California Consumer Privacy Act." - Wikipedia

Privacy Day: международная онлайн-конференция о приватности и защите данных

Ежегодная конференция на русском языке, приуроченная к Международному дню защиты персональных данных инструкция для обхода блокировок сайтов

Ресурс-инструкция, помогающий пользователям получать доступ к заблокированным сайтам. Он рассказывает о трёх законных способах открыть заблокированный сайт: через расширения для браузера, VPN и более сложные системы обхода, такие как Tor, Psiphon, Lantern.

Реестр запрещённых сайтов Роскомсвободы

Мониторинг всех реестров запрещённых сайтов, которые ведутся в России, а также реестров блогеров и организаторов распространения информации

Digital Rating: отчёты о прозрачности компаний в России

Эксперты проекта Digital Rating исследовали политики и практики популярных веб-сервисов Рунета по раскрытию данных взаимодействия с госорганами, а также соблюдения прав граждан на свободу информации и приватность.

Коллективный иск против сервиса «Яндекс.Еда» в связи с утечкой  персональных данных

Кампания по сбору заявлений в суд против сервиса «Яндекс.Еда» от граждан, чьи данные были обнаружены в утечке. Заявки для участия собираются в онлайн, далее работают адвокаты в судах.

Индекс связности сети

Общество защиты интернета (ОЗИ) проводит мониторинг связности в Сети. Индекс связности обновляется ежедневно и чем он больше — тем лучше.

Ban Cam: кампания против распознавания лиц

Системы распознавания лиц являются технологиями двойного назначения и могут использоваться для давления на общество. Массовое распознавание лиц должно быть запрещено до тех пор, пока не будет обеспечена полная прозрачность и безопасность его использования для граждан. Кампания мобилизует граждан для защиты своей частной жизни

7amleh – Arab Center for Social Media Advancement

The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media is a non-profit organization that advocates for Palestinian digital rights. 7amleh’s mission is to create a safe, fair and free digital space for Palestinians.

APAC Cybersecurity Fund, Google’s philanthropic arm, is providing $15M to The Asia Foundation to launch the APAC Cybersecurity Fund in partnership with CyberPeace Institute and Global Cyber Alliance to bolster cyber capabilities of 300,000 underserved micro and small businesses, nonprofits, and social enterprises.

Cyber Secure The Hague

Cyber Secure The Hague

The Hague, Netherlands

A non-profit consortium will offer free cybersecurity support to almost 200 humanitarian NGOs in The Hague in the next 1.5 years.

Privacy Party

Privacy Party

United States of America (the)

Stop exposing your personal info on social. Reduce your risk of phishing, fraud, impersonation, harassment, and other online attacks.

CyberPeace Institute

CyberPeace Institute

Geneva, Switzerland

The CyberPeace Institute is a Geneva based organization protecting the most vulnerable in cyberspace. Independent and neutral, the Institute investigates and analyzes the human impact of systemic cyber threats, delivers free cybersecurity assistance, tracks the enforcement of international laws and norms and forecasts threats to Cyberpeace.

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC seeking to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age.

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI)

With a mission to combat online abuses, particularly image-based sexual abuse, while advocating for legislative reform and providing support to victims.

Open Briefing

We also provide consultancy and advisory to help nonprofits and foundations take the right risks when supporting and resourcing grassroots change. We enhance your organisation’s security risk management, information security and data protection, and staff care and wellbeing.


You can install Dangerzone on your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer, and then use it to open a variety of types of documents: PDFs, Microsoft Office or LibreOffice documents, or images. Even if the original document is dangerous and would normally hack your computer, Dangerzone will convert it into a safe PDF that you can open and read.

JAAKLAC iniciativa podcast

JAAKLAC iniciativa promueve la educación digital crítica para desarrollar el conocimiento sobre cómo las tecnologías digitales afectan a sociedades, al medioambiente y para ampliar la partcipación colectiva hacia futuros más justos.

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.

Apple iOS Lockdown Mode

Lockdown Mode is an optional, extreme protection that’s designed for the very few individuals who, because of who they are or what they do, might be personally targeted by some of the most sophisticated digital threats. Most people are never targeted by attacks of this nature.

Privacy Accelerator

Privacy Accelerator

Russian Federation (the)

We help to launch high-quality products in the sphere of privacy and Internet freedom

Guia de Proteção para Defensoras e Defensores de Direitos Humanos

A publicação visa colaborar na construção de estratégias de proteção, fomentando oficinas coletivas com defensoras e defensores de direitos humanos (DDHs), movimentos sociais e organizações da sociedade civil.

Digital Authentication and Identity Proofing in Public Benefits Applications

Created and published by the Digital Benefits Network, this open dataset and analysis documents identity proofing and authentication practices in online public benefits applications across the US, contributing to field-wide understanding about the digital identity landscape in public benefits, an important issue for equitable benefits access.

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.

Azerbaijan Internet Watch

Azerbaijan Internet Watch

Azerbaijan (Azərbaycan)

All about information controls in Azerbaijan

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.

Digital Safetea

Digital Safetea

Kampala, Uganda

An interactive game presenting scenarios to learn about existing and emerging digital safety issues



Washington, DC

Horizontal works with human rights defenders and frontline activists in highly repressive environments–in places where dissent is a crime, where basic freedoms are routinely trampled on. But developing technology that is genuinely empowering is about more than tech, it's about who develops and how.

Tella Web

Tella Web

Washington, DC

an open-source tool that allows individuals and organizations to centralize and manage reports sent by Tella users, including photos, videos and audios. Tella Web is not a web version of the mobile app, but rather a secure repository for organizations to manage reports sent by their members or partners.

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.

Trapped in a Web: The Exploitation of Personal Data in Hungary’s 2022 Elections

The [Human Rights Watch] report finds that data collected by the state for administering public services, such as registering for the Covid vaccine, administering tax benefits, and mandatory membership in professional associations, was repurposed to spread Fidesz’s campaign messages.

Matomo Analytics

Google Analytics alternative that protects your data and your customers' privacy

AI Forensics

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.

The Digital Security Community Directory of security and safety resources available in various Southeast Asian languages

Future of Privacy Forum Training Program

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) Training Program provides an in-depth understanding of today’s most pressing privacy and data protection topics.

Israel Tech Policy Institute

Tech policy leadership and scholarship, advancing ethical practices in support of emerging technologies

The Student Privacy Resource Center

Student Privacy Compass (formerly known as FERPA|Sherpa) is the student privacy resource center website. This site is your tool for finding information, news, and opinions on maintaining student data privacy. Student Privacy Compass is an initiative of the Future of Privacy Forum.

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.



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.

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