Tools i recommend or found useful.

Tactical Technolgy Collective – Toolkits

Tactical Tech’s toolkits are designed to meet the needs of not-for-profit groups such as NGOs, human rights advocates, independent journalists and community associations. Each toolkit is compiled by a team of international experts and is then rigorously peer-reviewed by an editorial team – with the needs of not-for-profit organisations and human rights advocates prioritised at all times.The following toolkits are available online, as downloadable files or they can be posted to not-for-profits and advocates in a book/CD format, free of charge.

Blogging/RSS tools:

Pixlr Photo Editor – Browser based photo editing.

Piratepad – Web based word processor for real-time collaboration.

Feedity – Creates RSS feed from a webpage.

WizardRSS – Converts RSS into full text feed.

OPML 2 HTML via JS – OPML to HTML converter written in Javascript.

Firefox Add-OnsInline Translator, Pixlr Grabber

Security/Anonymity related:


Many mice surf the web under the illusion that their actions are private and anonymous. Unfortunately, this is not the way it is. Every time you visit a site for a piece of cheese, you leave a calling card that reveals where you are coming from, what kind of computer you use, and other details. And many cats keep logs of all your visits, so that they can catch you!

Anonymity Online

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

Security in a Box

Security in-a-box is a collaborative effort of the Tactical Technology Collective and Front Line. It was created to meet the digital security and privacy needs of advocates and human rights defenders.

Tor Project

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.


I2P is an anonymizing network, offering a simple layer that identity-sensitive applications can use to securely communicate. All data is wrapped with several layers of encryption, and the network is both distributed and dynamic, with no trusted parties.


(called JonDo in the scope of the commercial JonDonym anonymous proxy servers – AN.ON remains free of charge) makes it possible to surf the internet anonymously and unobservably.

Firefox Add-Ons –  NoScript, FoxyProxy

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