If you just arrived here looking for resources to step away from the corporate dominated means of communication through the Internet, then you are in the correct place.
This is a living document and is a place to point tech workers at you union towards resources to institute that will help to assess your security and measures to take to secure new methods to connect to social networks and website.
Below are a list of different free software we either use, or
Instant Messenger & security
Email & security
- Thunderbird/Icedove with enigmail