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Our mission

If you know about a project that covers our mission, read these guidelines and submit in this forum.
If you are an activist, journalist etc that works in a country controlled by a human rights hostile regime, we can help you with free access: contact us.
AirVPN team will work at the best of its abilities to:
  • Deliver technical tools aimed to enhance and exercise the fundamental Right to Privacy (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 12; ECHR art. 8)
  • Deliver a service capable to provide a strong anonymity layer in order to exercise the Right to Remain Anonymous (*), which has been widely recognized as a key to freedom of speech
  • Preserve and respect Net Neutrality and end-to-end principle
  • Oppose with technical tools any Net Neutrality and/or end-to-end principle violation in the most possible transparent way
  • Circumvent censorship and any other barrier to seek, receive and impart information and ideas without interference and regardless of frontiers (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 19; ECHR art. 10)
  • Support when possible a range of projects and NGOs whose aim is compatible with AirVPN mission statement
Read about our story.
(*) UN Special Rapporteur Frank La Rue, 2011 https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/05/u-n-special-rapporteur-calls-upon-states-protect
(*) Supreme Court of the United States, 1995 https://www.eff.org/issues/anonymity

Projects developed and funded by us

We provide this service for free! Do you need mirrors to aid your software downloads, or do you know services which would need our support? If a software meets our mission priorities feel free to propose and discuss about it in our forum.
Developing and funding
IP/DNS Detect - What is your IP, what is your DNS, what informations you send to websites.
Developing and funding
An online text encryption tool, based on AES cryptography and JavaScript.
Developing and funding
Monitor and analysis in real-time of the censorship systems used by Internet Service Providers.
Developing and funding

Projects helped or funded by us, unlimited / monthly recurring

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis

We contribute to cover expenses to run 20 Tor exit relay nodes under control of John Ricketts / Quintex - Relay List
Funding Relay nodes (6000 €/year)
EDRi - Protecting Digital Freedom
11/2017 → 10/2018 6000 € (recurring)
Nginx
eff.org - The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.
Super Major Donor (2500 $/year; recurring)
Mastodon is an online, self-hosted social media, and social networking service. It allows anyone to host their own server node in the network, and its various separately operated user bases are federated across many different sites (called "instances"). Mastodon is a part of the wider Fediverse, allowing its users to also interact with users on different open platforms that support the same protocol, such as PeerTube and Friendica.
Platinum support (200 $/month; recurring)
Software for decentralized portal, managed and shared via P2P between members.
Funding hardware, bandwidth and DHT nodes.
Access Now
Access Now defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, user engagement, and direct technical support, we fight for open and secure communications for all.
50 unlimited accesses
Apollo-NG is a mobile, self-sustainable, independent and highly-experimental Hackerspace using and developing Next-Generation technology, visiting places without a resident, local Hackerspace and offering other Hackers the opportunity to work together.
2 unlimited accesses

Projects helped or funded by us - Projects Awards

Nginx
Manning should be regarded as a hero. [...] doing what an honest, decent citizen should be doing: letting your population know what the government, the people who rule you are doing. They want to keep it secret of course.
(Noam Chomsky)

She disclosed nearly 750,000 military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks revealing, amongst other things, war crimes.
2019 Donation - 1300 $
Nginx
caitlinjohnstone.com - Catilin Johnstone defines herself as a "rogue journalist". Her journalistic work is entirely supported by her readers. Her articles are not copyrighted and she gives unconditional permissions to republish them or part of them free of charge.
2019 Donation - 400 €
Ostif
ostif.org - @OpenVPN audit 2017
December 2016 - 8000 $
Tor Servers
www.torservers.net - An independent, global network of organizations that help the Tor network by running high bandwidth Tor relays.
Funding Exit nodes (10/2013-10/2014) (6000 €)
OONI
ooni.torproject.org - A free software, global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation on the internet.
Sponsor (2015) (3640 €)
OpenNIC
www.opennicproject.org - Are you looking for an alternative DNS provider that is open and democratic, are you concerned about censorship?
June 2014 - 1000 € (1294.62 $)
OpenSSL
www.openssl.org - The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library.
July 2014 - 1000 € (1355 $)
OpenBSD
www.openbsdfoundation.org - The OpenBSD Foundation is a Canadian not-for-profit corporation which exists to support OpenBSD and related projects such as OpenSSH, OpenBGPD, OpenNTPD, OpenSMTPD, and LibreSSL (the OpenBSD fork of OpenSSL).
April 2014 - 1000 € (1355 $)
Riseup
www.riseup.net - Riseup provides online communication tools for people and groups working on liberatory social change. We are a project to create democratic alternatives and practice self-determination by controlling our own secure means of communications.
March 2014 - 1000 € (1355 $)
stunnel
stunnel.org - SSL encryption wrapper
January 2014 - 1000 € (1355 $)
Xabber
XMPP (Jabber) Android client with multi-account support, with OTR support.
December 2013 - 500 €
Nginx
Nginx is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer, HTTP cache, and a web server (origin server).
2014/2015 Donation - 1000 €
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