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Tor-based Android app for P2P encrypted messaging and forums. Where content is stored securely on your device (not in the cloud). It also allows you to connect directly with nearby contacts, without internet access (using Bluetooth or WiFi).

Open Source

Briar Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Summary

  • The service is open-source
  • Information is provided about security practices
  • User-generated content is encrypted, and this service cannot decrypt it
  • You can access most of the pages on the service's website without revealing any personal information
  • Logs are deleted after a finite period of time
  • Features of the website are made available under a free software license




  • Privacy Policy
    Created 18 Jan 21, Last modified 2 years ago
  • Governance
    Created 18 Jan 21, Last modified 2 years ago
  • Copyright
    Created 18 Jan 21, Last modified 2 years ago

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Briar Website


Secure messaging, anywhere - Briar

Secure messaging, anywhere


Does not redirect

Security Checks

All 66 security checks passed

Server Details

  • IP Address
  • Hostname
  • Location Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany, EU
  • ISP Hetzner Online GmbH
  • ASN AS24940

Associated Countries

  • DE

Saftey Score

Website marked as safe


Blacklist Check was found on 0 blacklists

  • ThreatLog
  • OpenPhish
  • PhishTank
  • Phishing.Database
  • PhishStats
  • URLhaus
  • RPiList Not Serious
  • AntiSocial Blacklist
  • PhishFeed
  • NABP Not Recommended Sites
  • Spam404
  • CRDF
  • Artists Against 419
  • CERT Polska
  • PetScams
  • Suspicious Hosting IP
  • Phishunt
  • CoinBlockerLists
  • MetaMask EthPhishing
  • EtherScamDB
  • EtherAddressLookup
  • ViriBack C2 Tracker
  • Bambenek Consulting
  • Badbitcoin
  • SecureReload Phishing List
  • Fake Website Buster
  • TweetFeed
  • CryptoScamDB
  • StopGunScams
  • ThreatFox
  • PhishFort

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Briar Android App

Update Info

  • App Briar
  • Creation Date 10 Feb 22
  • Last Updated 08 Dec 23
  • Current Version 1.4.4


No trackers found


  • Change Wifi State
  • Wake Lock
  • Access Wifi State
  • Vibrate
  • Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Admin
  • Access Network State
  • Receive Boot Completed
  • Camera
  • Write External Storage
  • Use Fingerprint
  • Internet

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You can access Briar's data programmatically via our API. Simply make a GET request to:

The REST API is free, no-auth and CORS-enabled. To learn more, view the Swagger Docs or read the API Usage Guide.

About the Data

Beyond the user-submitted YAML you see above, we also augment each listing with additional data dynamically fetched from several sources. To learn more about where the rest of data included in this page comes from, and how it is computed, see the About the Data section of our About page.

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