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Projects we support

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



A secure group messaging protocol allowing instantaneous communications between any number (n) of people

Battle Testing

Battle Testing aims to find a solution to some of the disconnects between tool developers, digital security trainers, and end-users in the Internet freedo…

Magic Folders

Magic Folders is a safer, free and open source alternative to existing cloud storage solutions that people in repressive countries can use to collaborate …

CIRCLean/Kitten Groomer

Kitten Groomer is an independent hardware solution to sanitize documents from untrusted USB flash drives.


Satori provides tamper-resistant downloads of circumvention and security tools often blocked in repressive countries, such as Iran and China.


As part of Rightscon, Benetech and Access co-hosted a Demo Room, which brought together lightning talks with thought leaders, highlighted emerging voices …

IREX Trainers Summit

IREX implemented a Trainers Summit, which built capacity to raise the standards of digital security trainers, set the agenda for improving circumvention t…

Iran Cyber Dialogue

Iran Cyber Dialogue (ICD) is an annual global conference on ICT development, human rights and diplomacy.

Proxy Looking Glass

Proxy Looking Glass (PLG) aims to build a safe, feasible alternative for technical data collection for forensic analysis of attacks, intrusions, interfere…

Transparency Toolkit

Transparency Toolkit is open source software that lets journalists, activists, and human rights workers chain together tools to collect, combine, visualiz…

Greatfire - Expanding Collateral Freedom

Greatfire monitors and challenges internet censorship in China.


Umbrella is a mobile app that makes it easier for human rights defenders to work safely.

OpenNet Africa

The OpenNet Africa initiative is working to bolster digital rights and security knowledge for at-risk groups in five African countries.

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 adopt…

Vietnam Open Internet Project

The Vietnam Open Internet Project by Viettan aims to evolve their work to promote the use of circumvention and digital security best practices by honing i…

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 exten…

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 on…


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

Small World News

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


Thinkst conducts research and builds tools to aid the defense of internet freedom.

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