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GlobaLeaks is a project aimed at creating a secure and anonymous whistleblowing platform.
You can read our guidelines for whistleblowing initiatives for GlobaLeaks adopters as a non technical user to plan and organize your whistleblowing initiative.
Here the you can access the Changelog detailing Feature improvements and bugfixes.
We want to help organization willing to setup a Whistleblowing Initiative for good purposes, we do recommend to follow our GlobaLeaks Fast Track Program to follow a workflow of work together to get your GlobaLeaks quickly up & running.
If you need to contact us privately to propose Whistleblowing specific projects, to involve us as Hermes Center, please do Contact Us Directly, we'd love to help you out!
To support GlobaLeaks Project you can help us with donations that will goes entirely for the software development!
The following sections represent GlobaLeaks documentation:
- Glossary section describes GlobaLeaks jargon
- Architecture explain GlobaLeaks architecture and concepts
- Setup Guide section provides setup guidelines
- Software Security section provides description of Globaleaks security features
- Software Development section documents Globaleaks Software development
- Infrastructure section describes our own development architecture
The following documents are the technical and operational corpus for setting up a GlobaLeaks based Whistleblowing Site:
- Technical Requirements to setup GlobaLeaks
- Installation Guide on how setup GlobaLeaks
- Quick Setup Guide to setup GlobaLeaks in HTTPS with Tor2web and Letsencrypt free digital certificate
- Configuration Guide on how to configure GlobaLeaks
- Customization Guide on how to customize GlobaLeaks's interfaces to adjust for your whistleblowing site
- Troubleshooting Guide on how to debug GlobaLeaks if something doesn't work
- Advanced Configuration on how to tweak deeply how GlobaLeaks works
- Upgrade Guide on how to properly upgrade a GlobaLeaks system
- Integration Guide on how to integrate GlobaLeaks within third party websites
Listed in the following are the documents relevant to the GlobaLeaks security and anonymity protection:
- Threat Model of GlobaLeaks with overall security consideration
- Application Security Design and Details of GlobaLeaks
- Operating System Security features that are applied by GlobaLeaks
- Encryption features to protect data in GlobaLeaks
- Penetration Tests and Security Audits that has been done on GlobaLeaks
- Security Awareness and privacy warning on the user interface
The first thing to look at, in order to understand the jargon used across the project, is the Glossary. To get a deeper understanding of GlobaLeaks' architecture you should read the Architecture Document. For a general understanding of the project at large, you can read the GlobaLeaks Project Plan
Software Development Guidelines
If you are approaching to the development of GlobaLeaks we would suggest you to read the following guidelines:
- How to setup a GlobaLeaks development environment
- Code styles guidelines for Backend development
- Code styles guidelines for Client development
Software Localization and Internationalization
GlobaLeaks software is currently localized and internationalized in more than 20 languages.
To read more on how translation is performed and you you could help on this side visit the Localization Lab guidelines.
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- Release Procedure on how to prepare and release a GlobaLeaks version.
GlobaLeaks releases are archived on our official deb repository: deb.globaleaks.org
In GlobaLeaks we make use of a set of Cloud Services and of an own Linux Server to manage various stuff related to the project.
This section describe our own infrastructure. Please note that we do not accept leaks or submission and this infrastructure is only used for the project development.
- Cloud Services that keep running GlobaLeaks stuff
- Dedicated Servers that keep running GlobaLeaks stuff
GlobaLeaks is free software released under the GNU Affero General Public License v3.
GlobaLeaks makes use of a plethora of selected free software. For the list of software used in GlobaLeaks refer to Technology Selection.
Radio Free Asia Freedom 2 Connect Grant
At the following page are collected the monthly reports of the state of advancement during the period financed by the Freedom 2 Connect Grant (June 2012 to April 2013)
Open Tech Fund Grant
At the following page are collected the monthly reports of the state of advancement during the period financed by the OTF Grant (July 2014 to January 2016; actually ongoing)