Python Privacy

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Top 23 Python Privacy Projects

  • GitHub repo hosts

    🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    Project mention: Can you make MIUI private? (Xiaomi OS) | | 2022-01-20

    Your device is haydn, right? Maybe try xiaomi eu rom, it should be less bloated so less telemetry but yeah it is still based on same chinese source. Install adaway on top of that with this list.

  • GitHub repo macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide

    Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOS

    Project mention: Privacy settings tools for Mac? | | 2021-11-29
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo ungoogled-chromium

    Google Chromium, sans integration with Google

    Project mention: Choose the Browser Carefully (2021) | | 2022-01-23

  • GitHub repo tribler

    Privacy enhanced BitTorrent client with P2P content discovery

    Project mention: Regarding DHT Node Calls Block Issue | | 2022-01-18

    Thank you very much for your ideas and suggestions! The second suggestion is something we have also been thinking about but critically depends on the performance of E2E encryption. This also already goes back to 2013, see [this issue]( for example.

  • GitHub repo Shynet

    Modern, privacy-friendly, and detailed web analytics that works without cookies or JS.

    Project mention: Google Analytics declared illegal in the EU. | | 2022-01-20
  • GitHub repo bleachbit

    BleachBit system cleaner for Windows and Linux

    Project mention: How much gb is windows and all its programs | | 2022-01-21

    In addition to windirstat I would also recommend Bleachbit to clean out temp files and stuff you wouldn't think of.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • GitHub repo noisy

    Simple random DNS, HTTP/S internet traffic noise generator

    Project mention: Generating random http/https traffic | | 2022-01-10
  • GitHub repo OpenWPM

    A web privacy measurement framework

    Project mention: Miniconda environment Killed before creating | | 2021-08-18

    I'm trying to follow the steps to install OpenWPM on ububtu 18.04, following the installation steps, and I'm running into this issue:

  • GitHub repo tf-encrypted

    A Framework for Encrypted Machine Learning in TensorFlow

    Project mention: What are the technologies to keep the data secure when it's aggregated from multiple sources? | | 2021-12-11
  • GitHub repo browser

    🌍 Take back your privacy with Dot Browser, the privacy-conscious web browser that protects you from being tracked and monitored online. (by dothq)

    Project mention: Have Google search results been getting worse or is it just me? | | 2021-10-16

    I've been following dot browser on github, doesn't seem to be complete yet. I believe it uses duck duck go.

  • GitHub repo Shreddit

    Remove your comment history on Reddit as deleting an account does not do so.

    Project mention: What are some unsaid rules of Reddit that the new users should be aware of? | | 2022-01-16
  • GitHub repo DataProfiler

    What's in your data? Extract schema, statistics and entities from datasets

    Project mention: Miller – tool for querying, shaping, reformatting data in CSV, TSV, and JSON | | 2021-12-22

    My team built a similar tool in Python to load any delimited file, json, parquet and Avro with one command:

    Effectively loads anything into a dataframe

  • GitHub repo Social-Amnesia

    Forget the past. Social Amnesia makes sure your social media accounts only show your posts from recent history, not from "that phase" 5 years ago.

    Project mention: What's the deal with Reddit "going public" and how will it affect us? | | 2021-12-18 For when the time comes.

  • GitHub repo email2phonenumber

    A OSINT tool to obtain a target's phone number just by having his email address

    Project mention: Area Code + Prefix Info | | 2021-09-28
  • GitHub repo hosts

    Hostfile blocklist for ads and tracking, updated regularly (by lightswitch05)

    Project mention: Pihole messes up fonts on youtube and some other sites | | 2022-01-21

    Reference here -> Google Fonts Not Working

  • GitHub repo openpyn-nordvpn

    Easily connect to and switch between, OpenVPN servers hosted by NordVPN on Linux (+patch leakes)

    Project mention: NordVPN client crashes immediately on Raspberry Pi 4 | | 2021-03-09

    I have Pi4(4GB), running Raspberry OS 64bit. I am using this software ( and basically connect using NordVPN using executable bash script (sample below) which is semi-automated once setup. If you are looking for a GUI interface then this might not be the best for you. Overall I am getting solid performance, no connections drop out.

  • GitHub repo isp-data-pollution

    ISP Data Pollution to Protect Private Browsing History with Obfuscation

    Project mention: YSK: “Data Pollution” is a technique for polluting your search history with random searches to keep ISPs, big data companies, and governments from gathering meaningful data about you | | 2021-05-31

    Here’s one such project tackling this:

  • GitHub repo lookyloo

    Lookyloo is a web interface that allows users to capture a website page and then display a tree of domains that call each other.

    Project mention: Lookyloo/lookyloo - Lookyloo is a web interface that allows users to capture a website page and then display a tree of domains that call each other | | 2021-05-03
  • GitHub repo joinmarket-clientserver

    Bitcoin CoinJoin implementation with incentive structure to convince people to take part

    Project mention: Is JoinMarket still active? | | 2022-01-18

    Yes. Development happens on github, mainly

  • GitHub repo exodus

    Platform to audit trackers used by Android application (by Exodus-Privacy)

    Project mention: Privacy within chess platforms? What are your thoughts? | | 2021-08-15

    This is the tool:

  • GitHub repo Needl

    Take back your privacy. Lose yourself in the haystack.

    Project mention: Two UK Broadband ISPs Trial New Internet Snooping System | | 2021-03-11

    I created a tool awhile back that pretty much does this - it’s gone stale so looking for new contributors

  • GitHub repo Inboxen

    Main repo for

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-01-23.

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What are some of the best open-source Privacy projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 hosts 19,762
2 macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide 18,791
3 ungoogled-chromium 13,819
4 whoogle-search 4,812
5 tribler 3,956
6 Shynet 1,757
7 bleachbit 1,483
8 noisy 1,320
9 OpenWPM 1,176
10 tf-encrypted 972
11 browser 970
12 Shreddit 747
13 DataProfiler 739
14 Social-Amnesia 707
15 email2phonenumber 677
16 hosts 676
17 openpyn-nordvpn 581
18 isp-data-pollution 486
19 lookyloo 477
20 joinmarket-clientserver 444
21 exodus 406
22 Needl 337
23 Inboxen 240
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