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Best Private Browsers 2024 | Top 10 To Stop Trackers
Your choice of web browsers is the crucial link between yourself and the world wide web. But did you know that websites, advertisers, ISPs, even government agencies can track your every click? It's time to protect your online identity with a secure and private browser! While most people use Google's Chrome, Microsoft's Edge, or Apple's Safari, there are much better alternatives for browsing available today, whether on your Android, your iPhone, or your PC. The question is: which browser has the best privacy and matches your needs?
Nevada Courts Want To Prevent Teens From Using End-to-End Encryption
Nevada Courts are rushing to block Meta from rolling out end-to-end encryption for their Messenger App and its integration in Facebook and Instagram. Somehow, they have convinced themselves that by locking teens in a house of glass they will be safe from online predators. Removing the bare minimum of security standards does not and will never protect the children. The Nevada Court should be ashamed of themselves.
Best WhatsApp Alternatives For 2024 | Time To Go Private!
When it comes to popular chat apps WhatsApp reigns supreme. But if you want to quit it for good and leave its parent company Meta (formerly Facebook), there are many chat apps similar to WhatsApp and some make a great replacement not just in usability, but they are also more secure and more private. We've looked at nine best WhatsApp alternatives for iPhones and Android that focus on protecting your privacy and security, are easy to use and have a decent number of users. Check out these encrypted messaging platforms and free yourself from big tech tracking!
Chat Control May Finally Be Dead: European Court Rules That Weakening Encryption Is Illegal!
On February 13th, Europe received an early Valentine’s gift from the European Court of Human rights when they banned any laws that aims to weaken end-to-end encryption. This ruling is a major stumbling block for the EU Chat Control Bill, but does it really mean that Chat Control is dead? There are many reasons why Chat Control should never become law, we've collected the turn of events and steps you can take to help prevent this dangerous bill from ever being passed!
2024-02-20 / First published: 2023-03-05
Apple's malicious compliance: app sideloading will remain impossible on your iPhone
With new EU rules and regulations, Apple is now required to allow the sideloading of apps to iOS devices. In an act of malicious compliance Apple will be allowing the introduction of alternative app stores and installation, but will be charging any developers who take this route absurd commission fees. This form of pay-to-play is more akin to extortion than allowing for more device freedom.
Your Privacy Is For Sale: NSA Spying on Americans By Purchasing Information From Data Brokers.
Your data is being sold to the highest bidder by data brokers. Startling revelations have revealed that the highest bidders are the NSA and the FBI. The US government is actively buying your information to spy on you and to pursue criminal cases against you, all without a warrant. Surveillance capitalism has become the norm in the United States of America. #spyingbybuying
Today Is One Of The Biggest Surveillance Votes In The US. Will The FBI Finally Stop Spying On Americans?
US politicians have postponed the vote on the FISA “Reform” Bill - the FISA Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2023 (FRRA). This bill would greatly expand the surveillance possibilities of US and non-US citizens. Privacy-first companies like Mozilla, Tuta, and the Tor Project have called on policymakers to not cement such surveillance measures with FISA §702 Surveillance. This fight isn't over!
2024-01-29 / First Published: 2023-12-12
10 Best Private Email Services in 2024
Most people still use Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo Mail. But these popular email providers are neither the most secure nor the most private ones: None of them encrypt your email messages end-to-end, and none respect your privacy. But there's light at the horizon: secure and private email providers offer powerful alternatives, even with free email accounts. This new generation of email keeps your personal data safe and confidential. Check here why you should create a private email address and which email provider makes it to the top!
Don't be fooled by Gmail's promise for confidential emails.
The Gmail confidential mode for emails is neither secure nor private. At its best, it is a fun feature to help your recipient achieve inbox zero. At its worst, it is a privacy-intrusive feature that does not achieve true confidentiality. In fact, for sending a confidential and secure email, end-to-end encryption is a minimum requirement, and Gmail has long abandoned this approach.
Australia Wants To Undermine Encryption. A Dangerous Precedent From One Of The Five Eyes That Must Be Stopped!
The Australian government is discussing a draft on online safety standards that threaten end-to-end encryption and the secure communication of all Australian citizens. What is more, if said standards are passed into law, Australia could be testing the erosion of privacy for the other Five Eyes countries.