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SecureDrop

Updated Thursday 23rd February 2017

Whistleblower submission system.

Secure Drop logo Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Secure Drop SecureDrop is an open-source whistleblower submission system that media organizations can use to securely accept documents from and communicate with anonymous sources. It was originally created by the late Aaron Swartz and is currently managed by Freedom of the Press Foundation.

It was initiated by a non-governmental organisation/charity and researchers, scientists and educators and encourages people to participate through an online platform. SecureDrop is local, national, transnational and global in orientation and concerned with participation and democracy, politics and representation. The project is ongoing. 

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.

 

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