The Foundation for Applied Privacy is a non-profit privacy infrastructure provider based in Vienna, Austria that operates Privacy-enhancing services for the general public to

  • help protect privacy, freedom of expression and digital rights
  • thwart commercial tracking
  • thwart mass surveillance
  • help circumvent censorship
  • promote secure communication
  • further and promote free software that helps with achieving above goals
  • further, promote and research IT security of said free software
  • increase the dissemination and availability of privacy-enhancing tools

To achieve these goals we

  • operate privacy-enhancing services for the general public free of charge
  • share our operational experience as privacy infrastructure provider
  • encourage and help others to also operate privacy-enhancing services