The Oslo Freedom Forum has conceived the app Whistler which uses end-to-end encryption, two-factor authentication, free VPNs, and more to give activists the tools to take advantage of technology’s potential while avoiding its drawbacks.
The International Bar Association (IBA) has launched the eyeWitness app to document and report human rights atrocities in a secure and verifiable way, so the information can be used as evidence in a court of law.
Local activists armed with nothing more than a smartphone, a twitter account and a YouTube channel [can] become global distributors of information and images about human rights violations.
DDOS attacks are a type of digital attack used to censor information by taking websites offline. Project Shield works by filtering out harmful traffic and absorbing traffic through caching.
eutsche Telekom and the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) are launching Volksverschlusselung, a simple and free e-mail encryption service.
gital Democracy is “partnering with indigenous communities in the Amazon basin to support their efforts to map & monitor their territories.
A suite of software tools and services that enable NGOs to provide cash transfer services to refugees. Arcadia empowers NGOs to offer “identity-less peer-to-peer cash transfer and other financial services to refugees
Muster enables young people in African megacities to access affordable housing by unlocking available rooms in these cities through a peer to peer shared housing marketplace.
Creating employment opportunities for youth in post-conflict regions through software engineering training and connections with international corporations.