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60 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy

Aug 23, 2011, 20:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Harvey)

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"However, in reality, many ordinary, law-abiding citizens are (justifiably) much more worried about online privacy than these famous executives are. Many individuals and organizations are concerned about a variety of threats: oppressive government regimes, hackers bent on stealing their personal information and corporate marketers who want to track their every move.

"Fortunately, the open source community has developed a variety of tools to help you protect yourself from threats like these. Below are 60 open source projects that can help you keep your identity and your personal information safe. Note that these are not listed in order of their quality or usefulness – instead, they're organized into various categories. If you know of others that we should have mentioned, feel free to add them in the comments section below."

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