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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 adopting habits and approaches that help them to continue doing their work unimpeded and to circumvent harassment and censorship.

However, the infrastructure is not suited to easily support maintenance of existing languages and adding new languages of the online toolkit despite frequently receiving offers to do them. This project will update the infrastructure and establish a reliable workflow which professionalized the translation process.

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Funding to date

2013 $106,164 12 months

Total Funding: $106,164

Addressed problems

  • Restrictive Internet filtering by technical methods (IP blocking, DNS filtering, TCP RST, DPI, etc.)
  • Localized or nationwide communications shut down or throttling (Blackouts)
  • Repressive surveillance or monitoring of communication


  • Training


  • Activists
  • Journalists
  • Advocacy groups/NGOs
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Sexual minorities

Region(s) archive

  • Global

Technology attributes

  • Other
  • Server daemon
  • User interface/experience

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