Privytar is a super simple privacy and caching reverse proxy for the Gravatar service written in Go. It sits in front of the Gravatar—which is a service that allows you to have a single avatar image that follows you from site to site—, so Automattic (the company that owns Gravatar) can't track you.
Hosting your own instance of Privytar is easy:
Using Privytar is even easier:
First install the dependencies:
Then compile and install:
make sudo make install
You must sign-off your work using
git commit --signoff. Follow the
Linux kernel developer's certificate of
for more details.
All contributions are made under the EUPL license.
The following resources are available:
Released under the EUPL License.