A beginner’s toolbox for fighting internet censorship

Governments across the globe are restricting the flow of information. This has resulted in the rise of censorship, blocking, and internet shutdowns.

Accurate information is critical for society. And, for this, we need tools to circumvent censorship. In this story, we’ll look at a set of basic tools that can help you stay free. Let’s dive in.


Tor browser is one of the best ways to safeguard your privacy, and access the open web. When you visit an address, it uses multiple relays to hide your identity from the site and your Internet Access Provider.

In case authorities are blocking Tor relays, you can read our detailed guide about using bridges to browse safely.

Session messenger claims to be more private and secure than other competitors