Guides

Freedom of the Press Foundation protects and defends adversarial journalism in the 21st century. We use crowdfunding, digital security, and internet advocacy to support journalists and whistleblowers worldwide. 

Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading nonprofit defending digital privacy, free speech, and innovation. 

Free Press was created to give people a voice in the crucial decisions that shape our media.

The Library Freedom Project is a syndicate of librarians, technologists, attorneys, and privacy advocates dedicated to eliminating mass surveillance from our libraries and communities.

The Internet Society is a global cause-driven organization governed by a diverse Board of Trustees that is dedicated to ensuring that the Internet stays open, transparent and defined by you.

Tactical Technology Collective is a Berlin-based non-profit organization working at the intersection of technology, human rights, and civil liberties.

Books

Weapons of Math Destruction: A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life — and threaten to rip apart our social fabric

Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free offers a vivid guide to the ways creativity and the Internet interact today, and to what might be coming next.

Tools

Have I been Pwned:  Check if you have an account that has been compromised in a data breach

Panopticlick will analyze how well your browser and add-ons protect you against online tracking techniques.

Privacy Badger blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.

HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.

Ghostery helps you browse smarter by giving you control over ads and tracking technologies to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and protect your data.

1Password remembers them all for you. Save your passwords and log in to sites with a single click. It’s that simple.

ProtonMail is the world’s largest secure email service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists. We are open source and protected by Swiss privacy law.

Signal messages and calls are always end-to-end encrypted and painstakingly engineered to keep your communication safe. We can’t read your messages or see your calls, and no one else can either.

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.