Announcing the UXFund Results!
Looks like a bunch of really cool projects that seem to aim to provide good intuitive user interfaces for privacy needs. Except peerio
, which seems like yet another
though end-to-end encrypted, but centralized
(yawn) messenger, I'm gonna try some of these, and we could share experiences in the comment thread. Especially Gridsync
, a (finally?) usable client for the notoriously difficult to use but hailed end-to-end-encrypted peer-to-peer cloud storage system Tahoe-LAFS
, seems promising.https://usable.tools/2016/12/28/uxfund-results.html
is a free browser plugin for Chrome and Firefox that enables end-to-end encryption that integrates directly with your web-based mail provider, whether you are using Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, or Microsoft webmail. Mailvelope is an open-source project currently hosted on github. https://github.com/mailvelope/mailvelope
is a free, open source, secure information collection and management tool that empowers human rights activists to effectively collect, store and transfer potentially sensitive information. Martus enables more secure information management and backups for groups and individuals across the globe.
is an end-to-end encrypted communication client that works on both desktop and mobile phone. The client allows users to setup an account for free, with paid premium versions. Peerio is an open-source project currently hosted on github. https://github.com/PeerioTechnologies/peerio-client
is an open-source and free encrypted email client with a simple user-interface for maximum ease-of-use. Postcard is free and open-source and is currently hosted on github. https://github.com/OperatorFoundation/Postcard
aims to provide a cross-platform, graphical user interface for Tahoe-LAFS, the Least Authority File Store that allows for backing up local files, synchronizing directories between devices, and sharing files and storage resources with other users across all major desktop platforms (GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows). Gridsync is a free and open-source software that is hosted on github. https://github.com/gridsync/gridsync
The USABLE team is proud to announce the UXFund results for the small, but targeted usability enhancement grants. Many great proposals were received and, aft...