From Dewey Decimal to Privacy Defender

We train librarians how to defend their communities from cyber threats; from government mass surveillance to creepy ad tracking. We teach how to fight back.


What does Library Freedom Project do?

Privacy is essential for democracy. We provide librarians and their communities with the skills necessary to turn those ideals into action.

Library Freedom Institute

A privacy-focused collaborative program between New York University and Library Freedom Project.

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Public Privacy Education

A collection of privacy resources giving everyone access to a fundamental privacy education.

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  • “DHS (Department of Homeland Security) fought to stop libraries from using privacy technology, but @LibraryFreedom beat them. Librarians are badass.”
    Edward Snowden
    Board Chairman, Freedom of the Press Foundation