The Localization Lab serves the needs of over 50 projects and counting. You can find a full list of projects on Localization Lab's Transifex page, with information continually updated by the localization community. Here is a sample of some of the diverse projects that are part of the Localization Lab community. Stay tuned for full brief on all of the projects in the lab.
Bitmask is an open source application to provide easy and secure encrypted communication. You can choose among several different service providers or start your own. Currently, Bitmask supports encrypted internet (VPN) and encrypted email. Learn more at bitmask.net
CameraV is a secure verifiable photo & video camera. It is the easiest way to capture and share verifiable photos and video proof on a smartphone or tablet, all the while keeping it entirely secure and private. Learn more at guardianproject.info
Commotion is a free, open-source communication tool that uses wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks. Commotion provides a way for you to share your Internet connection with the people around you, but it is not a replacement for your Internet connection. Learn more at commotionwireless.net
Courier is a mobile news reader with enhanced security features, offline reading and device-to-device sharing capability. We’ve designed it to be fast and light on slow networks and secured from device and network monitoring. Learn more at guardianproject.info
Cupcake empowers you to assist censored internet users all over the world by turning your web browser into a bridge to the Tor network. Learn more at cupcakebridge.com
FreedomBox is a simple private server, wireless internet router, and multi-purpose tool designed to create internet freedom with only free software and inexpensive hardware. FreedomBox is a Debian-based system designed to protect against data-mining, surveillance, and censorship. It empowers users to leave the cloud and take control of their data by hosting services on a private server. Learn more at freedombox.org
Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship. Learn more at freenet.org
GlobaLeaks is an open source project aimed at creating a worldwide, anonymous, censorship-resistant, distributed whistleblowing platform. Learn more at globaleaks.org.
Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG) for Android brings the widespread standard in OpenPGP encryption to Android. GnuPG provides solid encryption for keeping emails and files private, and for verifying that emails and files are who you think they are. Learn more at guardianproject.info
The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P. Learn more at geti2p.net
An Android app that is a data 'poison pill'. Securely wipe your phone at the click of a button. Learn more.
Lantern is an Internet proxy tool that lets you access blocked sites. Learn more at getlantern.org
A modern, fast web-mail client with user-friendly encryption and privacy features. 100% Free and Open Source software. Learn more at mailpile.is
Mailvelope is a browser extension that enables the exchange of encrypted emails following the OpenPGP encryption standard. Learn more at mailvelope.com
Martus is an open source software application that allows users anywhere in the world to securely gather and organize information about human rights violations. Learn more at martus.org.
Measurement Lab is a global platform for hosting network measurement tests to assess the health of your Internet connection. Each test has a server side component and a client side component. The M-Lab Measure App is a Chrome application allowing the user to run a network performance test, schedule that test to run regularly, and visualizes the results over time. The Measure App also allows users to annotate and export their results locally, enabling people or organizations to conduct their own research on specific connections or locations without needing any specialized database knowledge. Learn more at measurementlab.net
The NetAidKit is a pocket size, USB powered router that connects everything to everything, designed specifically for non-technical users. The easy to use web interface will allow you to connect the NetAidKit to a wireless or wired network and share that connection with your other devices, such as a phone, laptop or tablet. Learn more at netaidkit.net
In a world of viral videos and facial recognition, ObscuraCam helps you share photos and videos while protecting the privacy of you and those you care about. With ObscuraCam you can blur and disguise faces in your photos and videos. Information that could identify you as the cameraperson is removed from the files for added security. Learn more at guardianproject.info
OONI is a free software, global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation on the internet.
OpenKeychain is an app for Android that helps you communicate more privately and securely. It is based on the well established OpenPGP standard making encryption compatible across your devices and operating systems. Learn more at www.openkeychain.org
Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use the internet more securely. Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computers around the world. Learn more at guardianproject.info
Orfox is a web browser built from the same source code as Tor Browser (which is built upon Firefox), but with a few minor modifications to the privacy enhancing features to make them compatible with Firefox for Android and the Android operating system. Learn more at guardianproject.info.
Peerio is a cloud-based encrypted communications suite, available for Android, Apple iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, and as a Google Chrome extension. Learn more at peerio.com.
Psiphon is a circumvention tool for Android and Windows that utilizes VPN, SSH and HTTP Proxy technology to provide you with uncensored access to Internet content. Your Psiphon client will automatically learn about new access points to maximize your chances of bypassing censorship. Learn more at psiphon3.com
Ripple is a "panic button" that can send it's trigger message to any app that is a "panic responder". Such apps can do things like lock, disguise themselves, delete private data, send an emergency message, and more. It is meant for situations where there is time to react, but where users need to be sure it is not mistakenly set off. Learn more at guardianproject.info.
The secureApp Generator by Benetech will provide a public system for the creation of secure, multi-lingual, and open source data collection apps that will improve information management and reduce the risk of exposure for reporters, researchers, and activists. By lowering the barrier to strong, open source encryption, this app will democratize technology and empower citizens.
StoryMaker is an Android app that enables aspiring journalists all over the world to safely produce and publish professional-grade news with their phone. Learn more at storymaker.org
Modern technology has given those in power new abilities to eavesdrop and collect data on innocent people. Surveillance Self-Defense is EFF's guide to defending yourself and your friends from surveillance by using secure technology and developing careful practices. Learn more at ssd.eff.org.
Tails is a complete operating system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly. It is Free Software and based on Debian GNU/Linux. Learn more at tails.boum.org.
Tor is free software and an open network that helps users defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security. Learn more at torproject.org.
Umbrella provides all the advice needed to operate safely in a hostile environment. With step-by-step advice and checklists for every situation from sending a secure email to emergency evacuation - Umbrella provides you with a one-stop-shop for all the latest tools and information on how to operate securely as and when you need it. Learn more at secfirst.org