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02/13/24
Blogs
Mapping the Decentralized Storage Ecosystem

What truly defines a storage system as decentralized, beyond data distribution, is the underlying principle that the computers hosting the data are controlled by different entities and that no single entity exercises full control.

12/11/23
Blogs
A Year in Review: Celebrating the impact of our Decentralized Archivist Communities

This Human Rights Day, OpenArchive is highlighting the important work our Decentralized Archivist Communities do to fight for a more just world for at-risk groups. They work to combat electoral violence, threats to the environment, gender-based violence, arbitrary detention, and many other pressing issues.

12/07/23
Blogs
Memo desde Ciudad de México: Examinando las necesidades de las comunidades de documentalistas trabajando en México

Quienes defienden los derechos humanos en México enfrentan amenazas crecientes al documentar abusos a los derechos humanos en el país. Nuestra reciente evaluación de necesidades con Data Cívica brinda información sobre las realidades, desafíos y oportunidades que enfrentan activistas, periodistas y testigos en México al documentar y archivar evidencia de violencia e injusticia.

11/29/23
Blogs
Memo from Mexico City: Examining the needs of documenter communities working in Mexico

Mexican human rights defenders face increasing threats for documenting human rights abuses in the country. Our recent needs assessment with Data Cívica offers insight into the realities, challenges, and opportunities faced by activists, journalists, and eyewitnesses in Mexico while documenting and archiving evidence of violence and injustice.

11/27/23
Blogs
Memo desde Havana: Examinando las necesidades de las comunidades de documentalistas trabajando en Cuba

Quienes defienden los derechos humanos en Cuba enfrentan amenazas crecientes por documentar la represión y violencia del gobierno. Nuestra reciente evaluación de necesidades con Cubalex ofrece una perspectiva de las realidades, desafíos y oportunidades que las personas defensoras de derechos humanos enfrentan en el contexto cubano al documentar y archivar evidencias de injusticias.

11/27/23
Blogs
Memo from Havana: Examining the needs of documenter communities working in Cuba

Cuban human rights defenders face increasing threats for documenting government repression and violence. Our recent needs assessment with Cubalex offers insight into the realities, challenges, and opportunities that human rights defenders in the Cuban context face while documenting and archiving evidence of injustice.

10/20/23
Blogs
Preserving the Past, Protecting the Future: The Vital Role of Encryption in Media Preservation

Human rights archivists rely on encryption to protect at-risk communities, safeguard sensitive media, maintain data integrity, control access, and facilitate secure storage and transfer.

08/22/23
Blogs
Memo desde Quito: Entendiendo las necesidades de las comunidades documentadoras de Ecuador

Las personas defensoras de los derechos humanos en Ecuador enfrentan crecientes amenazas por su trabajo en la lucha contra los abusos de las operaciones mineras. Nuestra reciente evaluación de necesidades con la Asociación Latinoamericana para el Desarrollo Alternativo (ALDEA) ofrece información sobre las realidades, desafíos y oportunidades que enfrentan estos defensores de derechos humanos en Ecuador mientras documentan y archivan evidencia de injusticia.

08/22/23
Blogs
Memo from Quito: Understanding the Needs of Ecuador’s Documenter Communities

Ecuadorian human rights defenders face increasing threats for their work combatting abuses by mining operations. Our recent needs assessment with the Latin American Association for Alternative Development (ALDEA) offers insight into the realities, challenges, and opportunities that these human rights defenders in Ecuador face while documenting and archiving evidence of injustice.

07/31/23
News
OTF & Trail of Bits’ Independent Security Audit of Save

Through support from the Open Tech Fund's (OTF) Red Team Lab, OpenArchive successfully completed a third-party security audit conducted by Trail of Bits.

05/31/23
Blogs
Memo from Khartoum: Responding to Documenters’ Needs in Escalating Conflict

In a moment of escalating conflict in Sudan, our recent needs assessment with a local human rights organization offers an insightful glimpse into the realities, challenges, and opportunities that Sudanese human rights defenders face as they document and archive evidence of injustice.

05/18/23
Press Releases
OpenArchive Launches New Partnerships in Latin America with Cubalex and ALDEA Foundation

OpenArchive is partnering with two human rights organizations in Latin America to strengthen archiving efforts and workflows in the region.

05/11/23
Blogs
Memo from Baghdad: Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Iraqi Documenters

In a moment when free speech is under direct threat in Iraq, our recent needs assessment with the Iraqi Network for Social Media (INSM-Iraq) offers an insightful glimpse into the realities, challenges, and opportunities that Iraq human rights defenders are facing as they document and archive evidence of injustice.

02/28/23
Press Releases
OpenArchive Partners with the Iraqi Network for Social Media

OpenArchive is partnering with digital rights defenders in Iraq to strengthen archiving efforts and workflows in the region.

01/23/23
Blogs
Memo from Kharkiv: mapping the realities of Ukrainian documenter communities

Our recent needs assessment offers an insightful glimpse into the realities, challenges, and opportunities that Ukrainian human rights defenders are facing in their efforts to document and expose war crimes.

10/18/22
Press Releases
Documenting Russian war crimes in Ukraine: OpenArchive partners with Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group

OpenArchive’s team of archival activists is supporting human rights defenders in Ukraine to preserve evidence of Russian war crimes and other human rights atrocities.

10/03/22
Blogs
Archiving Forward Part 2 - Mapping Our Decentralized Ecosystem

How we build our organizational infrastructure for action

09/22/22
Blogs
Preserving Truth to Power - Sustaining resistance in Myanmar

After a military coup in early 2021, civilians against the junta are capturing, archiving, and maintaining a movement.

09/08/22
Blogs
What you need to know about the United States’ latest privacy bill

A federal privacy bill may give Americans more control over their data but does not go far enough and would weaken existing state protections.

11/18/21
News
FFDW and OpenArchive Collaborate to Deploy Decentralized Archive for Human Rights Data

OpenArchive receives Grant from FFDW to Help Secure, Share, and Store Critical Human Rights DataInformation on the Decentralized Web

02/16/21
Blogs
Archiving Forward Part 1 - Demystifying the Cloud

Learn about what the benefits of drawbacks of preserving your media in the cloud

08/20/20
News
Digital Impact Interview with Natalie

Founder, Natalie Cadranel, discusses how "Save" protects eye-witness reporters from online threats with Chris Delatorre

10/10/19
Press Releases
OpenArchive launches Save

OpenArchive launches new app Save to help journalists and human rights advocates protect and preserve highly sensitive digital media.

05/13/18
Blogs
Why OpenArchive?

The web we want

05/13/18
News
Introducing Save

The OpenArchive team is proud to announce the launch of Save, our new mobile application that integrates privacy-enhancing technologies with digital media preservation to make media findable, verifiable, and archived for long-term access.