Eugene Belinski

The 2018 free privacy tools starter kit

The following is a list of free tools I recommend for protecting your privacy online from advertisers, your ISP, social media companies, and others. For a broader discussion on privacy, check out my 2016 talk at Open Twin Cities.

Email

Note-taking

Messaging

Operating systems

Web browsing

Browser extensions

File sharing

Authentication

More

Where to go from here? PrivacyTools.io has much more detailed lists of privacy tools, both free and non-free. They cover additional categories like VPNs, decentralized social networks, and password managers. In addition, /r/privacytoolsIO/ is a great place to ask questions about privacy tools.