Top 23 Privacy Open-Source Projects
A list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted on your own serversProject mention: Drag-n-drop upload service that has an Apache2 config built in? | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-04-19
I have looked at a lot of the drag and drop services listed on Awesome self-hosted (https://github.com/awesome-selfhosted/awesome-selfhosted#single-clickdrag-n-drop-upload) but as a sad Apache2 user none of the ones listed have an Apache2 reverse proxy config, all of them are Nginx.
Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPSProject mention: Writing a reverse proxy in Go | reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-04-18
You should try https://caddyserver.com/
Scout APM - Leading-edge performance monitoring starting at $39/month. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.
Guide to securing and improving privacy on macOSProject mention: Any way to securely set up a (new) Mac from the start? | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-03-02
🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.Project mention: Weird overly masculine coffee...? | reddit.com/r/AskUK | 2021-04-19
Desktop/Laptop: Steven Black Hosts file + Firefox + UBO
Liberating Web Analytics. Star us on Github? +1. Matomo is the leading open alternative to Google Analytics that gives you full control over your data. Matomo lets you easily collect data from websites & apps and visualise this data and extract insights. Privacy is built-in. We love Pull Requests!Project mention: Can I have your advice on this high performance issue? Thanks | reddit.com/r/mysql | 2021-04-14
Take a look at how https://github.com/matomo-org/matomo does it
GoAccess is a real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems or through your browser.Project mention: What are you using to analyze/visualize CloudFront logs? | reddit.com/r/aws | 2021-04-19
Google Chromium, sans integration with GoogleProject mention: ungoogled-chromium extension updater | reddit.com/r/degoogle | 2021-04-20
Just wanted to check in with a solution to an issue with ungoogled-chromium.
Paperwork - OpenSource note-taking & archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote & Google Keep
Network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS serverProject mention: Adguard Home Internet Drops | reddit.com/r/Adguard | 2021-04-17
Looks similar to https://plausible.io/ , another cookies user metrics tracking system.
Fathom Lite. Simple, privacy-focused website analytics. Built with Golang & Preact.Project mention: nginx | hope this helps someone else | reddit.com/r/PHP | 2021-04-14
On top of that, Caddy has probably the most concise web server configuration syntax with the Caddyfile (as I gave an example of above). It also has a bunch of features that are uniquely possible with Caddy, like On-Demand TLS, which many SaaS businesses (many of them PHP, like https://usefathom.com/ for example) use to provide a custom domain feature to their customers (e.g. customer configures their domain name with a CNAME to yours, and Caddy can issue a certificate for that domain on the fly during the first TLS handshake to that domain).
A simple server for sending and receiving messages in real-time per WebSocket. (Includes a sleek web-ui) (by gotify)Project mention: Webhook / Notification to RSS-Feed? Looking for a "Gateway" to push to and read later | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-04-13
Monero: the secure, private, untraceable cryptocurrencyProject mention: What can be done about the ten confirmation wait? | reddit.com/r/Monero | 2021-04-20
Would be great to get developer help on switching to tx ids: https://github.com/monero-project/monero/issues/5810
Multi-platform transparent client-side encryption of your files in the cloudProject mention: Dropbox is not secure | reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-04-16
I recommend something along the lines of gocryptfs, cryfs or cryptomator.
A huge list of alternatives to Google products. Privacy tips, tricks, and links.Project mention: Alternatives to Google products: Cutting Google out of your life | reddit.com/r/cybersecurity | 2021-03-09
A Dead Simple VPN.Project mention: Ask HN: What do you use for your cloud VPN? | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-14
> WireGuard is a good alternative but requires a surprisingly high amount of configuration
Not really. It has a bit of a learning curve, but once you get past it it's actually a joy to use.
But if you want something even simpler, there's https://github.com/jedisct1/dsvpn
:key: stateless open source password managerProject mention: Is it safe to store my passwords for surfing in firefox (xubuntu) | reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-03-12
Berty is a secure peer-to-peer messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the networkProject mention: Signal alternatives? | reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO | 2021-04-12
Berty (waiting for final release)
A permissioned implementation of Ethereum supporting data privacyProject mention: Thoughts? New Louis Vuitton Authentication System (Video On The Original Instagram Post) | reddit.com/r/DesignerReps | 2021-04-12
Can confirm that LVMH (LV parent company) has been working on blockchain based authentication over the last two years with ConsenSys using ConsenSys's Quorum (open source https://github.com/ConsenSys/quorum) Etherium-based distributed ledger. While most of this is public knowledge, LVMH's new AURA platform, while currently private, has plans to be license out it's tech to competitors (source close to the tech platform).
Tutanota is an email client with a strong focus on security and privacy that lets you encrypt emails on all your devices.Project mention: Search is still broken and I'm done. Paying member for over 2 years but no progress being made. | reddit.com/r/tutanota | 2021-04-19
Thanks for your feedback. This sounds like you loose the search index. We track this problem here: https://github.com/tutao/tutanota/issues/2453
Privacy enhanced BitTorrent client with P2P content discoveryProject mention: Is torrenting more privacy friendly than legal streaming services ? | reddit.com/r/thehatedone | 2021-03-30
use specialized torrent client: https://www.tribler.org
qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using the encrypted peer-to-peer Tox protocol.Project mention: Anarchist Cookbook 2.0 - Cyber Edition / Life after societal collapse | reddit.com/r/preppers | 2021-04-17
What are some of the best open-source Privacy projects? This list will help you:
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