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Derechos Digitales


Derechos Digitales, assisted with bringing online privacy and anonymity to various communities in Latin America.

Some of the milestones of the project were: 

1) Working with partner organizations to setup Tor relays across the region to make the Tor network stronger. 

2) Researching and creating a framework to understand the legal context and threat model of operating Tor relays in some Latin American countries. 

3) Building localized materials to understand what is Tor, how to use it, how to operate relays and contribute to the community, etc. 

4) Building a dashboard to understand the participation of Latin America in the Tor network in terms of users and relay status by country and 

5) Organizing and participating in events to build capacity and promoting debate around Tor and other privacy and anonymity technologies across the region, including specific communities at risk like gender activists and journalists.

Primavera Hacker

Primavera Hacker is a free, yearly gathering organized in Santiago de Chile focusing on the relationships between technology, politics and culture within the Latin American context.

The target audience is composed of diverse groups including activists and technical experts focused on the research and development of digital rights / circumvention tools, academics working on digital rights and social movements, and open source advocates.

OTF supported Primavera Hacker event in December 2017.

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Funding to date

2018 $20,000.00 4 months
Internet Freedom Fund
2017 $89,700.00 12 months
Internet Freedom Fund

Total Funding: $109,700.00

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