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Tails is a [[!wikipedia desc="live operating system" Live_USB]] that
you can start on almost any computer from a USB stick or a DVD.
It aims at preserving your privacy and
anonymity, and helps you to:
use the Internet anonymously and circumvent
all connections to the Internet are forced to go through [[the Tor
leave no trace on the computer you are using unless
you ask it explicitly;
use state-of-the-art cryptographic tools to encrypt your
files, emails and instant messaging.
[[Learn more about Tails.|about]]
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See [[News]] for more.
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See [[Security]] for more.
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Tails is [[Free Software|doc/about/license]].
Tails has received the Mozilla Open Source Support Award (2016), the Access Innovation Prize (2014), the APC FLOSS prize (2014) and the OpenITP award (2013).
Partners & Grants
Tails receives grants, corporate donations, and substantial donations from individuals.
[[Meet our partners|partners]] or [[become a partner|partners/become]]!