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Derechos Digitales


Derechos Digitales, wants to help bring online privacy and anonymity to various communities in Latin America.

To that end, they are contributing to the expansion of the Tor network. To do this, they will be working with various organizations in Latin America to setup Tor nodes across the region. Ultimately, this makes the Tor network stronger and safer. In addition, they will be creating content material about Tor configuration and usage in Spanish.

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Current project status

Just an idea (Pre-alpha)
It exists! (Alpha/Beta)
It's basically done (Release)
People use it (Production)

Funding to date

2017 $89,700 12 months
Internet Freedom Fund

Total Funding: $89,700

Addressed problems

  • Restrictive Internet filtering by technical methods (IP blocking, DNS filtering, TCP RST, DPI, etc.)
  • Blocking, filtering, or modification of political, social, and/or religious content (including apps)
  • Technical attacks against government critics, journalists, and/or human rights organizations (Cyberattacks)
  • Repressive surveillance or monitoring of communication


  • Deploying technology
  • Technology development
  • Training


  • General public
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Sexual minorities
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Activists
  • Journalists
  • Advocacy groups/NGOs
  • Academia
  • Technologists
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Government
  • Other


  • Southern cone

Technology attributes

  • Anonymity

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