2018 DuckDuckGo Privacy Donations: $500,000 + $142,000 From You!
We are proud to share that we've just donated $500,000 to 21 privacy organizations that share our vision of raising the standard of trust online. Each year, we donate to privacy-focused organizations, though this year we're exceptionally excited because an additional $142,482 was donated by 2,113 individuals like you as a part of the DuckDuckGo Privacy Challenge Crowdfunding Campaign, meaning a grand total of $642,482 was raised to help advance privacy rights and tools.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica Facebook incident, people are actively seeking out ways to protect their online privacy.
In this context, we're proud that many of you took the additional step to directly support the organizations that tirelessly protect your online privacy. And just as importantly, through your efforts on social media and beyond, we were also able to increase awareness of these important projects:
- Demand Progress: $76,571.28 from us, $32,415.73 from you
- Freedom of the Press Foundation: $68,012.06 from us, $23,900.22 from you
- Center for Democracy and Technology: $48,021.72 from us, $18,868.00 from you
- Fight for the Future: $44,663.88 from us, $16,575.56 from you
- Tails: $38,080.52 from us, $9,870.27 from you
- Restore the 4th: $32,903.87 from us, $9,242.61 from you
- New Media Rights: $33,809.97 from us, $5,971.00 from you
- The Tor Project: $22,815.69 from us, $5,206.49 from you
- The Calyx Institute: $14,325.04 from us, $4,597.70 from you
- Terms of Service; Didn't Read: $18,895.49 from us, $3,515.00 from you
- Let's Encrypt: $14,236.34 from us, $3,500.10 from you
- Riseup Labs: $11,560.75 from us, $1,395.00 from you
- OSTIF: $11,532.67 from us, $1,360.00 from you
- Access Now: $10,903.07 from us, $805.00 from you
- Emerald Onion: $10,401.30 from us, $1,320.00 from you
- Internet Freedom Festival: $11,088.54 from us, $1,070.00 from you
- Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: $9,078.78 from us, $1,040.00 from you
- ACLU Foundation: $6,928.78 from us, $870.00 from you
- Freenet Project: $6,633.78 from us, $575.00 from you
- World Privacy Forum: $4,263.78 from us, $205.00 from you
- Bits of Freedom: $5,272.82 from us, $180.00 from you
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