Privacy Resources

This page is a living document. We’ve aggregated a bunch of privacy-focused resources and tools we find useful . Check this page periodically to stay updated.


Your privacy should be set up in a way that makes sense for you. The tools and resources listed below span a range of topics and use cases. No need to feel like you have to use all of them.

Some resources may link to other pages of the same respected source. Take your time, test things out, implement and see what works for you. There are TOR addresses primarily linked for the webpages that host their own TOR hidden service.

If you have recommendations for privacy focused applications or tools, drop us a line at contact[at]sovereignstack.tools


Digital Privacy:

https://diverter.hostyourown.tools/
https://mamushi.io/
https://above-agency.com
https://inteltechniques.com
https://www.privacyguides.org/ – formerly privacytools.io
https://www.privacytools.io/
https://web.archive.org/web/20170222005800/https://thatoneprivacysite.net/vpn-section/ – vpn comparison chart (archive link of Thatoneprivacysite.net)
https://techlore.tech/vpnchart.html – vpn comparison chart
https://grapheneos.org/
https://calyxinstitute.org/ – Digital privacy focused non-profit
http://darkfailenbsdla5mal2mxn2uz66od5vtzd5qozslagrfzachha3f3id.onion/   – dark.fail  (TOR service) 
https://www.eff.org/files/2016/07/18/eff_large_wordlist.txt – diceware list
https://alternativeto.net/ – software alternative aggregator
https://standardnotes.com/ – standard notes (encrypted notepad solution)
https://anonaddy.com/ – email forwarding service
https://simplelogin.io/ – email forwarding service
https://www.veracrypt.fr/code/VeraCrypt/ – Veracrypt encryption software
https://keepassxc.org/ – local password manager
https://bitwarden.com/ – cloud password manager
https://anonymousplanet.org/guide.html – Hitchhiker’s Guide to Online Anonymity
https://k3tan.com/learn-about-privacy
https://privatebin.info/ – private pastebin alternative
https://nextcloud.com/ – Private self-hosting solution
http://lldan5gahapx5k7iafb3s4ikijc4ni7gx5iywdflkba5y2ezyg6sjgyd.onion/   https://onionshare.org/ – Onionshare
https://syncthing.net/ – Syncthing file synchronization software
https://www.pfsense.org/ – PFsense Open Source firewall software
https://system76.com/ – Linux Laptops, Desktops, and Servers
https://minifree.org/ – GNU+Linux laptops with Libreboot preinstalled
https://starlabs.systems/ – Linux Laptops
https://www.nitrokey.com – Nitrokey hardware
https://cryptpad.fr/ – Encrypted Collaboration Software
http://rurcblzhmdk22kttfkel2zduhyu3r6to7knyc7wiorzrx5gw4c3lftad.onion/ https://cock.li/ – Cock.li Email provider
https://tutanota.com/ – Tutanota Email Provider
https://protonmail.com/ – Protonmail Email Provider
https://threema.ch/ – End-to-end encrypted messenger
https://signal.org/ – End-to-end encrypted messenger
https://wire.com/ – End-to-end encrypted messenger
https://getsession.org/ – End-to-end encrypted messenger
https://obsproject.com/ – Live stream and video recording software
https://jitsi.org/ – Video conferencing software
https://exiftool.org/ – Exif data removal tool
https://puri.sm/ – Purism Laptop and Cell Phone Manufacturers
https://www.orangewebsite.com/ Private Web-Hosting
https://www.1984hosting.com/ Private Web-Hosting
njallalafimoej5i4eg7vlnqjvmb6zhdh27qxcatdn647jtwwwui3nad.onion https://njal.la/ Private Web-Hosting
https://www.optoutpod.com/blog/guests-tools/
https://scribe.rip/ – Privacy preserving Medium Front-end
https://guardianproject.info/apps/org.torproject.android/ – Orbot Android Tor Proxy
https://standardnotes.com/ – Encrypted notes app
https://www.openstreetmap.org – Open Street Map
https://libredd.it/ – An alternative private front-end to Reddit
https://wikiless.org/ – A free open source alternative Wikipedia front-end focused on privacy
https://simple-web.org/projects/simplytranslate.html – Web interface for SimplyTranslate
https://searx.me/ – Privacy-respecting search engine
https://privacy.sexy/ – Windows and macOS privacy scripts
https://github.com/timvisee/send-instances/#instances – Encrypted file sharing tool


Bitcoin and Monero:

https://samouraiwallet.com – Samourai Wallet
https://ronindojo.io/ – Ronin Dojo
https://raspiblitz.org/ – Raspiblitz
http://oxtmejp52j3aruju46k5nzka7676o4t6hhbazstbbndyjlddygiuzzyd.onion/ – OXT TOR Service(Desktop)
http://oxtwshnfyktikbflierkwcxxksbonl6v73l5so5zky7ur72w52tktkid.onion/ – OXT TOR Service(Mobile)
https://oxt.me/ – OXT block explorer and transaction graph aggregator
https://kycp.org – Bitcoin privacy explorer that is based off of OXT data
https://bitcoiner.guide/
https://bisq.network/ – Bisq Decentralized Exchange
https://sethforprivacy.com/guides/bitcoin-monero-atomic-swaps/
https://www.getmonero.org/
https://www.getmonero.org/library/
https://locha.io/ – Mesh-network devices for privacy/off-grid transaction broadcasts
https://blockstream.com/satellite/ – Blockstream Satellite
https://enegnei.github.io/This-Month-In-Bitcoin-Privacy/
http://2jopbxfi2mrw6pfpmufm7smacrgniglr7a4raaila3kwlhlumflxfxad.onion – Agora Desk (TOR address)
http://agoradesk.i2p/ – Agora Desk I2P address
http://nehdddktmhvqklsnkjqcbpmb63htee2iznpcbs5tgzctipxykpj6yrid.onion – Local Monero (TOR address)
http://lm.i2p/ – Local Monero I2P address
https://www.libredd.it/r/Bitcoin/comments/dyclf8/list_of_bitcoin_persontoperson_p2p_bitcoin/
https://bitcoiner.guide/nokyconly/
https://kycnot.me/

https://bitcoiner.guide/privacy/

https://en.bitcoin.it/Privacy

https://seedsigner.com/

http://pdcdvggsz5vhzbtxqn2rh27qovzga4pnrygya4ossewu64dqh2tvhsyd.onion/
– Antinalysis (chain surveillance tool TOR address)
https://www.txpusher.com/ – Bitcoin Transaction Pusher
http://explorerzydxu5ecjrkwceayqybizmpjjznk5izmitf2modhcusuqlid.onion/ – Blockstream blockchain explorer
http://explorerzydxu5ecjrkwceayqybizmpjjznk5izmitf2modhcusuqlid.onion/tx/push – Blockstream transaction pusher
https://unstoppableswap.net/ – Bitcoin -> Monero Atomic Swap UI
https://github.com/xmrswapme/swapfe – Bitcoin -> Monero atomic swap GUI web interface
https://enegnei.github.io/This-Month-In-Bitcoin-Privacy/ – Monthly Bitcoin privacy newsletter
https://www.keepitsimplebitcoin.com/ – Bitcoin guides and resources
https://x21.tools/ – Bitcoin guides and digital privacy resources
https://bitcoinkpis.com/privacy – Bitcoin KPIs-privacy
http://featherdvtpi7ckdbkb2yxjfwx3oyvr3xjz3oo4rszylfzjdg6pbm3id.onion/ – Feather Desktop Monero Wallet with advanced features
https://www.monerujo.io/ – Android Monero mobile wallet
https://cakewallet.com/ – Cross platform Monero mobile wallet
https://www.lopp.net/bitcoin-information.html – Jameson Lopp’s bitcoin resources
https://xmrig.com/  – Simple mining software
https://blog.sethforprivacy.com/guides/run-a-p2pool-node/ – Mine on p2pool Node
https://monerica.com/ – Online Directory of Monero Marketplaces
https://orangefren.com/ – Instant Swap Comparison Chart


Informational:

https://www.thenewoil.xyz/
https://sethforprivacy.com/

https://sethforprivacy.com/about/#my-recommended-privacy-tools
https://ssd.eff.org/
https://piped.kavin.rocks/playlist?list=PL2jrku-ebl3H50FiEPr4erSJiJHURM9BX
– Lecture series on cryptography
https://www.qubes-os.org/
https://tails.boum.org/

https://www.whonix.org
https://geti2p.net/

https://www.torproject.org/

https://x21.tools/
https://libgen.is/ – File sharing library
https://insanelyfree.xyz/blog/
https://agorist.xyz/
https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/samuel-edward-konkin-iii-new-libertarian-manifesto.pdf
https://www.kopubco.com/pdf/An_Agorist_Primer_by_SEK3.pdf


Mobile Phone/SMS:

https://swappa.com/
https://virtualsim.net
https://www.textverified.com/
https://sms4sats.com/
https://mysudo.com/
https://silent.link/
https://f-droid.org/ – FOSS mobile application store
https://gitlab.com/AuroraOSS/AuroraStore – Aurora mobile application store
https://www.openkeychain.org/ Open keychain for easy to use mobile PGP
https://jmp.chat/
https://above-agency.com
https://mamushi.io/
https://anoncards.io/ – prepaid SIM cards and E-Sim plans


Guides:

https://www.econoalchemist.com/post/mobile-privacy-with-a-pixel-4a-calyxos
https://inteltechniques.com/grapheneos.html
https://sethforprivacy.com/guides/run-an-atomic-swap-provider-advanced/
https://bitcoiner.guide/calyxos/
https://pdfhost.io/v/SymuAby~N_SeedSigner_Setup_Guide_1 – SeedSigner walkthrough pdf with images
https://www.eff.org/document/surveillance-self-defense-threat-modeling
https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/understanding-and-circumventing-network-censorship
https://anonymousplanet.org/guide.html
https://anonymousplanet.org/guide.html#appendix-b3-threat-modeling-resources – link for resources on threat modeling
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/guides/how-to-mine-bitcoin-privately-at-home – PFsense & VPN configuration including bitcoin mining behind a VPN
https://xmrig.com/wizard  – XMR mining wizard
https://inteltechniques.com/ios15.html – iOS 15 Privacy guide
https://archive.org/details/how-to-buy-non-kyc-monero – How to buy non-kyc Monero


Financial Privacy:

https://infinitebanking.org/
 – Private Money Management alternatives
https://infinitebanking.org/finder/ – IBC practioner finder
https://www.coinsbee.com/ – Buy gift cards with bitcoin
https://ezzocard.com/ – Buy gift cards with bitcoin
https://www.fiatrefill.com/ – Fiatrefill Spend Bitcoin or Monero at any online digital store


Physical Privacy:

https://securitysnobs.com/ – Padlocks
https://americansecuritysafes.com/
https://www.kensington.com/c/products/data-protection/privacy-screens/ – Privacy filters
https://silent-pocket.com/

https://neofightgear.com/
https://www.recycling.com/best-micro-cut-shredders/– Micro-Shredders
https://www.eff.org/sls – EFF guide on street level surveillance
https://atlasofsurveillance.org – Police Surveillance database around the United States
https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/c/office-supplies/workstation-accessories/screen-filters-protectors/ – Privacy screens for monitors and smart phones


Youtube and other video clients:

https://ytprivate.com/  Invidio.us instances
https://piped.kavin.rocks/


3D Printing:

https://www.cryptocloaks.com/3dprinting/
https://www.thingiverse.com/
https://ctrlpew.com/getting-started-0-quick-start/
https://www.rkspookware.com/
https://ghostguns.com
http://www.firearmsunknown.com
https://parts-dispensed.com/


RSS Feeds:

https://www.econoalchemist.com/blog-feed.xml
https://diverter.hostyourown.tools/rss/
https://sethforprivacy.com/index.xml
https://inteltechniques.com/blog/feed/
https://x21.tools/rss-feeds
https://calyxos.org/feed.xml


Decentralized Messaging:

https://molly.im/ – Molly.im
https://element.io/ – Element Matrix client
https://briarproject.org/ – Briar messenger
https://getsession.org/ – Session messenger
https://status.im/ – Status messenger
https://threema.ch – Threema messenger
https://jami.net/ – Jami
http://cwtchim3z2gdsyb27acfc26lup5aqbegjrjsqulzrnkuoalq5h4gmcid.onion/Cwtch.im – Cwtch.im messenger
http://lldan5gahapx5k7iafb3s4ikijc4ni7gx5iywdflkba5y2ezyg6sjgyd.onion/   https://onionshare.org/ – Onionshare



Regulatory Arbitrage:
https://www.planbpassport.com/
https://liberation.travel/
https://bestonwardticket.com – Onward travel ticketing
https://nomadcapitalist.com/