General Assembly of January 2023
A review of a pivotal year
Our upcoming events calendar.
Who are we?
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A review of a pivotal year
In order for digital technologies to remain a means of emancipation rather than a means of control, we wish to accompany you in its understanding.
As a non-profit community education organization, we host conferences upon invitation at various education facilities in order to present those issues.
We also host self-defense workshops against Internet tracking and various hands-on activities that will help you regain control over your privacy.
Finally, we organize digital mediation activities, screenings, debates and booths at conventions throughout France.
Alone, doing without the GAFAM services can feel overwhelming.
This is why we offer free/libre and open‑source alternative tools. We participate in a software ecosystem that does not monetize your privacy for advertising purposes.
In our effort to decentralize the Internet, we are also members of the CHATONS, a collective of structures offering free, alternative online services.
Most of our tools are openly available. Others, more ressource-intensive, are members-only.
Through the monetization of our personal data, the web giants are turning Internet into a large shopping mall of which we are the products.
The digital world is made of societal choices. Today a mean of surveillance, it can become a means for emancipation and resistance, and help us automate tedious tasks, while remaining clean to deal with the climate crisis we face.
Through our actions, we want to ensure the Internet remains part of the common good, at the service of human beings and the general interest.
To achieve this: we need you.
Progress bar of the 2023 funding campaign
Current amount: 262 euros — Goal: 4800 euros
The funds raised through the sale of goodies, mostly from t-shirts. The collected funds are directly used to cover our expenses.
The total of our members’ annual membership fees
Here’s how we use your donations.
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This estimated budget has been approved by the 2023 annual General Assembly.
Thanks to your donations, we conduct outreach activities to promote the use of emancipating digital technologies that will not sell your data.
Financing us through donations allows us to depend less on public subsidies to exist, which protects our editorial freedom.
Your donations allow us to cover the operating costs of our servers, which host alternative services to the web giants.
To prove that small structures like ours can develop without entering into a capitalist logic, where economic interests take precedence over the general interest.
The works of La Contre-Voie are free and open-source, they can be reused by other people or organizations.
In France, donations to La Contre-Voie are tax deductible at 66%: if you pay taxes, a €30 donation will only cost you €10.