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Projects we support

A list of all the projects we've supported since 2012

Counterpower Lab

Working with the University of California-Berkeley’s Anti-Censorship Lab and Incubator, the project is focused on (1) researching and developing user-fr...


Cryptocat is a web application that aims to provide an open source, browser-based communication environment with security that is comparable to desktop-...

The Guardian Project

The Guardian Project aims to create easy to use apps, open-source firmware MODs, and customized, commercial mobile phones that can be used and deployed ...

OONI : Open Observatory of Network Interference

Ooni-probe, the Open Observatory of Networking Interference, is an open source network testing framework and associated tests for detecting internet cen...

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 ...

Martus Project

Journalists and human rights defenders face grave threats to themselves and to their sources that trust them with their stories.

Open Whisper Systems

Developed by Open Whisper Systems (OWS), Signal is an easy to use mobile application that provides encrypted text messaging and voice and video calls re...

Commotion Wireless Project

Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.

LEAP Encryption Access Project

LEAP is a non-profit dedicated to giving all internet users access to secure communication.


GlobaLeaks is the first open-source secure submission framework.


SecondMuse, an innovation and collaboration agency, worked to create a research framework that would better incorporate the needs of user communities in...

Security Research Labs

GSM telephony is the world’s most popular communication technology spanning most countries and connecting over four billion devices.


Mailvelope brings PGP encryption to webmail clients for services such as Gmail, Yahoo, and others while also being configurable for use on private email...


Armies of online drones, compromised social network accounts, and surrogate users known as “Internet sock puppets” are used to drown out the voice of th...

Small World News

StoryMaker is a tool to help citizen journalists produce better content.

Cupcake Bridge

A simple browser extension that creates new Tor bridges with no setup or configuration required.

Tor Project

For the past ten years, the Tor Project has been providing the world with technology and research essential to protecting privacy and freedom of speech ...

Measurement Lab

This project will build a new software client for M­-Lab testing by expanding the testing capabilities of the platform and also developing a browser ext...

Vietnam Open Internet Project

This project supports a resource center for circumvention and digital security for the average Vietnamese netizen. the No Firewall online platform to co...

Security In-a-Box

Security in-a-box drives a new paradigm of self-enabled agency in the digital realm, teaching human rights defenders how to become more efficient by ado...