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Open Internet Tools Project

OpenITP supports and incubates a collection of free and open source projects that enable anonymous, secure, reliable, and unrestricted communication on the Internet. Its goal is to enable people to talk directly to each other without being censored, surveilled or restricted. The project focus is on creating a report assessing users of circumvention technology in China.

Funding to date

$125 000
12 months
Total funding: 
$125 000
Current project status
  • Just an Idea (Pre-alpha)
  • It Exists! (Alpha/Beta)
  • It's basically done. (Release)
  • People Use It. (Production)
Technology focus

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