This digital security guideline, developed to help human rights defenders and journalists in Ethiopia, provides essential information on how to use mobile phones, computers, email, and the Internet in a safe and secure manner.
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European Digital Rights (EDRi) is an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe. Its central objective is to promote, protect and uphold civil and human rights in the digital environment.
Bits of Freedom is the leading digital rights organization in the Netherlands, focusing on privacy and freedom of communication online. Working at the cutting edge of technology and law, Bits of Freedom strives to influence legislation and self-regulation, and empower citizens and users by advancing the awareness, use, and development of freedom-enhancing technologies.
Bypass Censorship addresses the issue of censorship affecting audiences globally by connecting people to effective tools that make it possible for them to access the Internet and the vital information they need.
Signal is a free and open-source encrypted voice calling and instant messaging application for Android and iOS. It uses end-to-end encryption to secure all communications to other Signal users. Signal can be used to send and receive encrypted instant messages, group messages, attachments and media messages.
The internet can represent an open door for many kinds of violations to the integrity of women’s human rights advocates if security measures are not adopted. Women defenders in particular face many unique threats and obstacles both offline and online. Technology-related violence against women in particular, is a frightening new reality. The following list of organizations are involved in training, support and advice in relation to digital security, women’s rights and safety online and human rights on the internet.
Cryptocat is an accessible app that allows encrypted chat in browsers and mobile phones. Everything is encrypted before it leaves the computer. Even the Cryptocat network itself can’t read messages. Cryptocat is open source, free software, developed by encryption professionals to make privacy accessible to everyone.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created this Surveillance Self-Defense site to educate the American public about the law and technology of government surveillance in the United States, providing the information and tools necessary to evaluate the threat of surveillance and take appropriate steps to defend against it.
The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as…