Just a quick post about a free and open source alternative to Speedtest hosted at librespeed.org.

Try It Out

Not really a lot to say here. Review the privacy policy quoted in the next section and then consider using it to test your connectivity speed. You can also self host the tool if you have the means and interest.

Privacy Policy as of Dec 2020 of https://librespeed.org.

This LibreSpeed server is configured with telemetry enabled. What data we collect

At the end of the test, the following data is collected and stored:

  • Test ID
  • Time of testing
  • Test results (download and upload speed, ping and jitter)
  • ISP information
  • Approximate location (inferred from IP address, not GPS)
  • User agent and browser locale
  • Test log (contains no personal information)

How we use the data

Data collected through this service is used to:

Allow sharing of test results (sharable image for forums, etc.) To improve the service offered to you (for instance, to detect problems on our side)

No personal information is disclosed to third parties. IP addresses are not stored.

Your consent

By starting the test, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy.

Data removal

If you want to have your information deleted, you need to provide the ID of the test(s) to delete. This is the only way to identify your data, without this information we won’t be able to comply with your request. Contact this email address for all deletion requests: info@librespeed.org

Reference URLS


Source Code

GPL3 Licensed