Yesterday we explored a website called "Awesome Open Source" whose goodness is that it offers a fabulous and enormous Open Source Applications Catalog, while today we will explore another very similar, but aimed at improving the online privacy of all citizens, whose name is PrivacyTools.
PrivacyTools is a valuable and useful website for the online privacy, which among many benefits provides services, tools and knowledge for users to protect their Privacy against global mass surveillance.
Before entering fully to comment on the website of PrivacyTools, It is worth noting that on other occasions we have commented on other similar sites, such as NoGAFAM, which we describe in said previous publication as follows:
"NoGAFAM is a site that not only promotes Free Software, but also motivates others to become aware of the value of the data generated on the Internet, and the risk they run when using platforms, applications and services of many global Technological Giants, many of which are known as GAFAM". NoGAFAM: An interesting website and movement for Free Software
While another previous related post, which we recommend to review or read for the first time is the following:
Where we also have links to many others previous related posts with the scope of:
- Information Security,
- Computer Security,
- Cybersecurity, Privacy and Anonymity online.
And finally, the following to be clear, what the word represents GAFAM:
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PrivacyTools: A website for online privacy
What is PrivacyTools?
According to your own Official website, it is described as follows:
"You are being watched. Both private entities and those funded by governments are monitoring and recording your activities on the network. privacytools-en offers knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global tracking by users. And we moderate a thriving community of privacy-minded people just like you to discuss and learn about new advancements in protecting your data online. This website is the centerpiece of our organization, where we research and recommend various software solutions for our community."
Among the highlights of the web we can highlight the following points:
- Transparency in the content offered to achieve solid and reliable recommendations.
- They are a non-profit organization.
- They assure users that their recommendations are not paid or under affiliate programs.
- Your finances are provided entirely by your donors and sponsors.
- Their mission is to spread privacy education and promote online services like Mastodon, Matrix, and WriteFreely.
Recommended Online Privacy Tools
This website has in favor, among many things, the one that offers its recommendations of services, tools and knowledge in terms of online privacy, dividing them into 5 categories What are they:
- Web browsers
- Operating Systems
- Own services
Although its interface is in English language, it has a mirror site en Spanish Language, In the next link. From now on there is the interesting exploration of this website to take advantage of all the knowledge in the field of online privacy that it offers.
Finally, as an additional we recommend exploring these following related links to further strengthen our knowledge in such a vital area of Security of the information I Informatic security:
- Useful Links on Computer Security.
- Data Protection Checklist or Surveillance Capitalism Resistance Manual.
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