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Now, your digital life is real. And your real life is digital. Who has control of your data? A company? Your government? Or you?
Originally published on Session. Encryption doesn’t mean encryption. Encryption is a code word that stands for freedom of speech, the free press, and the preservation of the human rights we all hold dear. Encryption is
For a long time technology not-for-profits relied on user donations and government funds. The OPTF proposes a more sustainable funding model.
During the early days, the internet itself was a public interest technology. All the OPTF’s work is underpinned by the public interest.
Freedom of expression is essential to preserving democracy and human rights all around the world. The OPTF is proud to have completed the Ground Safe report, a study analysing the digital security needs and practices of human rights defenders.
Originally published on Session. In 1787, philosopher and politician Edmund Burke rose to his feet in the Palace of Westminster amidst a heated parliamentary debate. Here began the life of the term ‘Fourth Estate’: an