Crowdfunding for Tails

Crowdfunding for Tails

Tails logoTails is a live Linux operating system (based on Debian. Ed.), that can be booted on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick or SD card. Tails aims at preserving its users’ privacy and anonymity, as well as helping them to:

  • use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; all connections to the internet are forced to go through the Tor network;
  • leave no trace on the computer being used without your requesting it;
  • use state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your files, emails and instant messaging.

A crowdfunding campaign to support encryption tools for journalists has been launched by The Freedom of the Press Foundation; this campaign will last for two months and is collecting funds for Tails, Tor, the encrypted mobile communication tools RedPhone and TextSecure, plus the LEAP encrypted email platform.

Author: Steve Woods

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