60 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy
Aug 23, 2011, 20:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Harvey)
[ Thanks to James
Maguire for this link. ]
"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."