The Internet was built as a kind of decentralized democracy. Change is slow and messy but it protects us from a single entity forcing their will on us.

When you move your data and social graph to a closed platform you vote for authoritarian rule.

Such choices never end well.

This #NewYearsResolution should be about increasing your privacy online! Here are some recommendations to quickly increase your privacy and leave Google: 😀🥳

Email - Moving to Tutanota
Chat - Moving to signal
Office - Transitioning away from MS office
Browser - Primary: firefox secondary: Brave
Password Manager - Bitwarden
Search - Google :(, DDG, startpage
Platform - moving towards self hosting everything and doing everything from a browser

In 2011, Arne (left) and Matthias (right) started working on Tutanota. Today we can offer not just the most secure mailbox, but also a fully encrypted address book and a zero-knowledge calendar. Stay tuned for lots of amazing new features in 2021! 😀🥳

2020 brought one of the worst hacks to light:

If anything, it should teach politicians why pushing for encryption backdoors is a horrific idea. We explain this in more detail here:

We love open source so much, we have built our own captcha - instead of just using Google's! 💪😍 Check here why this is so important:
#opensource #FOSS

It is time for a different social media. One that respects our right to privacy. Finally, governments around the world are taking action!

You can help by choosing secure and privacy-friendly services. Here are our recommendations: 💪😀

Mastodon 🐘

A general-purpose Mastodon server with a 1000 character limit.

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