Product development for the public good

👋 We're a non-profit that builds free and open-source software supporting press and internet freedom, activism, LGBTQ+ rights, and accessibility tech.

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Some of the most important projects and organizations online are underresourced and understaffed.

Our mission is to make causes in the public interest as successful as possible through research, design, engineering, media, strategy, and independent software development.

Working Together


From usability to beautiful aesthetics, your users have high expectations for your product.

  • Product Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Interface Design
  • Visual Design
  • Conversational Design
  • Marketing Design


It's critical for your systems to be transparent, scalable, and resilient. So build it right the first time.

  • Mobile Apps
  • Desktop Apps
  • IOT
  • Web Development
  • Accessibility Auditing
  • Infrastructure


Security isn't just a quick fix. It's a commitment to your users. From training to data security, we can help.

  • Threat Modeling
  • Server & Application Hardening
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Penetration Testing
  • OpSec Training
  • Community Resources

User Research

Research reduces development risk and answers important questions about your product or service.

  • Evaluative Research
  • Generative Research
  • User Interviews
  • RITE Testing
  • Surveys
  • Diary Studies
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Our Partners

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Get Involved


We build public interest, free and open-source software and help non-profits do the same. Support us with a one-time or monthly donation.

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Sponsor a Tor Relay

Your support pays for a unique virtual private server (VPS) used only for operating your relay.

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We're always looking for new contributors. If you'd like to get involved send us an email or schedule a call.


Who We Serve

Learn more about the communities we prioritize.

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Help Improve Our Products

Want to help make our software better? Our research activities may include testing early prototypes or completing a short survey.

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