10 votes
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Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Firefox 57 AKA "Firefox Quantum" now allows isolating tabs by introducing a "Contextual identities" AKA "Containers" API for extensions. Mozilla has released the Firefox ...
galacticninja's user avatar
7 votes

Alternative to Ghostery (tracker-blocker) add-on for Firefox?

First, Ghostery is made by Ghostery Inc. an ad company. I'm sure their research is respectful but it is good to know about it at least. I would try Privacy Badger made by EFF. The way it works is ...
sur's user avatar
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6 votes

Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Ghost Browser was designed specifically for the purpose of multilogin. Every time you open a new tab, you can put it into a new Session. (disclaimer: I'm the founder) The new tab will be a separate ...
Larry Kokoszka's user avatar
5 votes

Software to password-protect individual folder(s) on Windows 7

Compressing the folder using a free tools such as 7zip seems like it would work. Add a password. Folder will have a visible icon, but any attempt to look inside will require a password. Good luck.
user27388's user avatar
3 votes

Voice chat app that does not reveal my IP or other real-world details to other users

Discord is a great voice/text chat tool which has IP protection. The Android version can be found here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.discord But its also available on the web, ...
John Doe's user avatar
3 votes

GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

OsmAnd (Android) is a GPS app and famous as offline navigation app. However, it has also the tracking features, so you load GPX track files, follow and track you activity, besides having some stats ...
Daniel Perez's user avatar
3 votes

Chrome/Chromium alternative for the Firefox “Self-Destructing Cookies” extension

beforehand: no, there is not! there can't and won't be any real equivalent for chrome(ium) until this 7 years old bug is solved... maybe google calls it internally a feature. :-( --> so if there is ...
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3 votes

Browser addon that aids avoiding sites with excessive use of third party cookies, tracking etc

Have you ever used uBlock Origin and its (unfortunately no longer developed) companion uMatrix? I cannot imagine browsing without them. Depending how strict you set them, they can block everything ...
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2 votes

GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

I personally use Locus Pro which is perfect for running, hiking, cycling, etc.. It provides also navigation and vector maps (for free if you use OpenAndroMaps) and allows you to record waypoints and ...
virtualdj's user avatar
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2 votes

GPS sports tracking app for Android WITHOUT social features

There's RunnerUp, which is not only privacy-minded, but also free and open-source. There's no data being sent anywhere (unless you want to connect an account) and you can check that in the code. ...
Tin Man's user avatar
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2 votes

Email cloaking service

Elastic Email has a simple API for creating two-way anonymous email routing just like craigslist or airbnb. It uses an inbound email api to call a web-hook on your server to resolve the correct email ...
Joshua's user avatar
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2 votes

Email cloaking service

Some interesting suggestions have been mentioned. With https://Gli.ph the issue is that you have to have a pay for a cloaked email address, but you will still get a service that is US based, which is ...
Anon's user avatar
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2 votes
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Android Antivirus/Antimalware that respects privacy

Using my app search by permission, I only found two candidates being left when applying all your must-have conditions: Ad Clean & Antivirus Security Antivirus Free-Mobile Security Both are ...
Izzy's user avatar
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2 votes

Offline calendar for Android with at least basic functionality

RockPaperLz - I know your post is from many years ago now, but it still has value here in 2022! In 2022, by finally moving off of my very first old smartphone from 2016, I just now learned about the ...
cheesemonkeyboy's user avatar
2 votes

Android app to anonymize a JPG picture but leave latitude/longitude and time

SendReduced is an open-source, or paid for the pro version, Android app that allows you to: Original file is not overwritten. Set the maximum resolution that you wish to send photos to another ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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2 votes

Software to password-protect individual folder(s) on Windows 7

I can suggest a few options that will meet your requirements (or partially). To clarify: My answer will meet your requirement of: needing a password to view the data My answer will not keep the "...
DankyNanky's user avatar
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2 votes

Privacy / annoyance configuration tool for Windows 10

I have literally used all the above tools myself, and I would recommend Win10Privacy(and WinAero Tweaker as an add-on). The reason being their robustness and portability, and they are less likely ...
xavier_fakerat's user avatar
2 votes

Redact info from a PDF securely

The tools for redacting PDF can be expensive. But handing improperly redacted evidence to opposing counsel can be more expensive by orders of magnitude. Don't try to do this with free tools. Don't try ...
joelgeraci's user avatar
2 votes

Tool to determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents (Firefox)

HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox plugin is free changes called URLS on the fly from HTTP to HTTPS if possible It does not convert the bookmarks - but as long as you don't want to export your ...
Thomas Weller's user avatar
2 votes

reCaptcha alternative

Securimage, or http://www.phpcaptcha.org is a great alternative that I recently found. Although I have not experienced its effectiveness. It is entirely self hosted open source, and runs in php and ...
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2 votes

Git file encryption to support file/folder based permission to protect the source code from theft

The encryption of git repository is designed to protect files from the theft from 3rd parties (e.g. when hosted on external servers such as GitHub or S3 Bucket, or by using Keybase), not from the ...
kenorb's user avatar
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2 votes

Android music player that doesn't show full-screen album art

Pulsar has the ability to disable artwork (Settings->Show Artwork). It comes in both a Free and Pro version. The Pro version adds more themes and things like an equalizer, but even the free version ...
Michael Kohne's user avatar
2 votes

Remove private data from URL

If you are willing to write rules for each site, I can recommend Redirector. It meets all your requirements: It's available for Firefox and Chrome, works in iOS, and is open-source. With Redirector, ...
End Anti-Semitic Hate's user avatar
2 votes
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Secure Android program for photos?

For starters, you can use Open Camera. Please see my answer here for the general recommendation, and let me focus on your requirement: You will need to separate the photos taken with this "other ...
Izzy's user avatar
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2 votes

Speech Recognition: Free Software and Complete Privacy

Some list I did when asking Is there any decent speech recognition software for Linux?: CMU Sphinx CVoiceControl Ears Julius Kaldi (e.g., Kaldi GStreamer server) IBM ViaVoice (used to run on Linux ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
2 votes

What Android browsers have VPNs built in?

I've used the Brave browser on my computer and love it! I found out they have a mobile browser with a VPN that I haven't used, but I know several people that love it. If you would like to try it, here'...
Salocor's user avatar
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2 votes

Anonymised video conference platform

As of january 2021 |Google| MS | | |BigBlue| |Cisco | meet |Teams|Zoom |Skype|Button#|YouTube|Webex ----------------------------------------------------...
Gabriel's user avatar
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2 votes

Bypass Google's "Personalization settings & cookies" (consent.google.com) page, setting everything to off

You can try the Firefox extension "I don't care about cookies". It definitely makes the prompt go away, but I'm not sure if it actually accepts or rejects the cookies. On my system I don't ...
lukas's user avatar
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2 votes

Open-source mock location Android app?

FakeTraveler is on F-Droid; source code. So is Private Location; source code. 🎩 tip: Izzy of Izzysoft.de
Geremia's user avatar
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2 votes
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Fully FOSS, self-hosted CAPTCHA?

Maybe this project: https://github.com/lepture/captcha Or this one: https://github.com/hasadna/OpenCaptcha
Yisroel Tech's user avatar
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