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Awesome Privacy


Limiting personal data leaks on the internet

Anonymous web browsing

Hide your IP address

Domain registration

  • - Anonymous domain registration by the founder of thepiratebay.


Mix networks (Tor, etc.)

Http proxies

Don't use http proxies

Browser testing

Search engines

  • DuckDuckGo - Search engine that doesn't track you.
  • Ixquick - The world's most private search engine.
  • Ahmia - Tor search engine.
  • Have I been pwned? - See if your email address has been found in a database hack.

Web browsers

  • Tor browser - Encrypted and anonymous web browsing.
  • Epic browser - Privacy focused web browser.
  • Net runner - To cater to powerusers and meet the demands of 4chan's /g.
  • Cliqz - Ad blocking and private search mobile web browser.
  • Firefox - Privacy-first web browser with lots of addons to further increase privacy

Extensions & plugins for web browsers

Host file optimizations

Linux distros

  • Tails OS - Live operating system that you can start on almost any computer. It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity.
  • Qubes OS - Reasonably secure operating system.
  • ipredia - Linux distro with all network traffic is automatically and transparently encrypted and anonymized.
  • Whonix - High security method of surfing the internet.
  • Discreete Linux - Privacy focused flavor of Ubuntu.



  • Signal - Free peer reviewed scalable encryption chat.
  • Wire - End-to-end chats,calls and documents.


  • jitzi - Secure open source video conferencing.


  • Nbox - Hide your email for signups.
  • Improvmx - Forward email from your own domain name (allows for uniq emails for each website you register).
  • Yopmail - Temporary email.
  • Mailinator - Temporary email.
  • Throw Away Mail - Temporary email.
  • ProtonMail - Secure email based in Switzerland.
  • Mailfence - Based in Belgium – 500 MB free; 20 GB Pro
  • Tutanota - Based in Germany – 1 GB free; 10 GB Pro
  • - Based in Germany – 2 GB storage
  • Mail-in-a-box - Host your own email on your own server

Password managment

  • LastPass - Password management.
  • 1Password - Password management.
  • Keepass - Open source password management.
  • Passbolt - Open source password management.
  • PasswordStore - Open source password management using gpg to encrypt passwords.
  • BitWarden - Open source password management.
  • LessPass - No sync password management

Burner electronics

  • Craigslist - Meet people in real life to purchase physical electronics.
  • Freecycle - Free electronics for sale.


File hosting


  • Synqion (Formerly TeamDrive) - Cloud back up certified by the Independent Regional Centre for Data Protection of Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Tresorit - Cloud back up protected by Swiss data protection laws (but hosted on Microsoft Azure) with client side encryption.
  • SpiderOak - Cloud back up with client side decryption only.
  • NextCloud - Open source, self-hosted file share and communication platform based in Germany.
  • Least Authority S4 - think AWS S3 but with client-side encrypted



Contributions welcome! Read the contribution guidelines first.


License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

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