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This is an ever-expanding list of links to useful services and other stuff I don't want to lose. You may find some of it helpful, too. Enjoy!



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Necessities

ProtonMail | protonirockerxow.onion
Encrypted email based in Switzerland.

ProtonVPN
VPN

Backblaze
Back-up and disaster recovery.

iDrive
Back-up and sync.

Dreamhost
They've hosted inadequate.net since the beginning (1998). I recommend them.

Disroot
Almost everything you need without giving up your privacy. Screw Google.

Email all Austin City Council Members at once


Security

Tor Project
Freedom and privacy.

ipleak.net
Are you being tracked?

gpg4usb
PGP encryption

Pidgin OTR
Off-the-record messaging Pidgin plug-in.

Sandboxie
Run anything in a sandbox.

www.privacytools.io | privacy2zbidut4m4jyj3ksdqidzkw3uoip2vhvhbvwxbqux5xy5obyd.onion
"Encryption against global mass surveillance."

Hetherington Group's Opt Out Online
Opt out of data vampiracy.

CryptoMator
Free client-side encryption for your cloud files.

Leave Me Alone
Easily unsubscribe from unwanted emails


Publishing

Kindle Create
Format Amazon Kindle ebooks and paperbacks.

IngramSpark Print and Ship Calculator

Intravert
Ethical advertising.

Code

Open Source Branding Project

NoCode.tech 
Create the software they need without coding.

Bubble.co
Apps without coding.

Free Marketing Resources

30 Seconds of Code
Quick code snippets.

Faux Code Generator
Github Gist➡SVG



Music

Deluge
BitTorrent Client

The Indie Rock Playlist
Not monthly, but always good finds.

VLC Player

STAMP
Transfer playlists.

TunesToTube
Upload mp3s and cover images to YouTube.

TapMusic
Collages from listening histories.

BandcampDownloader

YouTube-to-mp3 Downloaders
mp3-youtube.download
ytmp3.cc
flv2mp3.by

SoundCloud Downloaders
scdownloader.io/

Unminus
Free music for videos. (Unsplash for music.)

IoT/Home Automation

Aeotec (Amazon store)
Sensors and stuff.



Utilities

Remove Empty Directories (RED) |
Kill all those pesky empty folders.

dupeGuru | DoubleKiller
Kill all those damn duplicate files hogging your storage.

balenaEtcher | Rufus
Quick ISO image writing.

IObit
Uninstaller, Driver Updater, Advanced SystemCare, etc.

CCleaner
PC deep cleaning.

OnWebChange | Visualping.io (widgets)
Did that site change?

Microsoft PowerToys
Windows system utilities to maximize productivity


Writing

Citation Machine
Automated references.
 

Sharing

OnionShare
Share files over Tor.

FilePost.io
Upload and share large files for free (up to 5 GB).

 

Financials

Digit.co
Save without thinking.

Acorns
Invest without thinking.

CNote
Guaranteed 2.5% return on investments in small businesses.

Fidelity Cash Management
Essentially, a checking account (and more).

Stockpile
Great for giving gifts of stock.

Coinbase
Buy cryptocurrencies.

Electrum
Bitcoin wallet.

Electrum-LTC
Litecoin wallet.

BlockFi
Earn interest on your crypto holdings.

TrueBill
Find forgotten subscriptions and save money.


 

Mobile

Fossdroid
Open-source Android apps on a Play-like site.

Pets

Pet Rescue Rx
Affordable pet meds with profits donated to shelters.

North Lamar Veterinary Clinic
Caring, reasonably priced Austin vet.

Waggle.com
Use Waggle to help and get help covering emergency vet bills. (Donate!)



CannaHome
Register:
http://canna7uatlquejf2cnky4yotks7lev37x3vazhlxi6qj2gcrfg5jcsid.onion/register/t8yuy7each
Access:
https://cannahomeffiw2ca.onion
https://cannahomekql6hhg.onion
https://cannahome3ke3366.onion
https://cannad25z36llmafxw2hl7pnk2e5jy4izi3cbhghzt477fz2qgmjgdyd.onion
https://cannabmuc64fbglolpkvnmqynsx226pg27rgimfe3gye3emgtgodohqd.onion
https://cannabmgae3mkekotfzsyrx5lqg7lj7hgcn6t4rumqqs5vnvmuzsmfqd.onion
https://canna3aezvequt3aggbqxe4t23xfastpa2vow7zf3cv3cm43iuacepad.onion

Dread
http://dreadditevelidot.onion

https://dark.fail & http://darkfailllnkf4vf.onion

The Calyx Institute (Jabber)
http://ijeeynrc6x2uy5ob.onion

The New York Times
https://nytimes3xbfgragh.onion

DarkNetLive
https://nytimes3xbfgragh.onion



OnionTree
Repository of Tor hidden services.

My Tor Relays


Support Independent Bookstores - Visit IndieBound.org

Onions



Custom Stickers, Die Cut Stickers, Bumper Stickers - Sticker Mule

Affiliates



Images/Photos

www.unscreen.com/
Automatically remove backgrounds from videos and photos.

Unsplash

Social Size Templates

DesignModo
Design resources.

ICO Convert (old)
Convert images to icons.






Recycle

Brother Ink Recycle Program

To print free USPS shipping labels for Brother ink cartridges.

Where to Recycle Batteries


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