Internet Without Borders is a series of two-day conferences and hackathons where participants work together to find solutions to restore Internet freedoms.
Event organizers: eQualitie, Teplitsa. Technologies for Social Good and Baltic Centre for Media Excellence with the support of Novaya Gazeta Europe and the Internet Defense Society, as well as international technology partners – AmneziaVPN, Lantern, Access Now, OONI and CENO.
The purpose of these events is to develop new strategies and improve existing tools in order to prevent the complete information isolation of citizens.
You can read about how the hackathons took place in 2022 in Tbilisi, Yerevan, Warsaw, Berlin, Vilnius and Paris in the news section.
Further events will be held in Haifa, Riga and other cities.
Read the position of the conference organizers regarding war in Ukraine.
eQualitie develops open and reusable systems with a focus on privacy, sustainability and self-determination. Our goal is to create affordable technology to promote and protect human rights online.
Teplitsa. Technologies for Social Good is an independent educational and development project whose mission is to strengthen Russian civil society with the help of information technologies.
Baltic Centre for Media Excellence – is a hub for smart journalism in the Baltics, the countries of Eastern Partnership and beyond with a mission to promote professional growth, media intelligence and critical thinking and strive for positive change in journalism and communities it serves.
Novaya Gazeta Europe is an independent project founded by journalists from Russia’s largest independent publication who were forced to emigrate from the country.
CENO (Censorship.no) is a browser that uses the BitTorrent and Ouinet protocols to access blocked information. Tasks from CENO include: popularization of the browser among non-technical users (memes, video content, cards for social networks); improvement of the Ouinet protocol; development of the CENO plugin for Chrome and more.
OONI (Open Network Interference Laboratory) helps people around the world to measure and record the fact of site blocking, collects and analyzes data on censorship, and therefore allows you to better deal with it.
AmneziaVPN is a free service for creating a personal VPN on your server. Helps to access blocked content without exposing privacy even to VPN providers.
Lantern is a desktop and mobile software application that provides fast, reliable and secure access to blocked websites and applications while maintaining privacy.