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UK Gmail users to lose EU data protection.
For many email is Gmail. However, people in the UK - and everywhere else in the world - should rethink whether it is still a safe bet to use Gmail. Now Google plans to store the data of users from the UK in the USA to take it out of the European jurisdiction with its strict data protection law, the GDPR.
David against Goliath - why we all need free journalism
In big organizations like AT&T lots of people are responsible for many different tasks. Thus, it's normal that decisions are made to tend to seemingly minor issues later. Yet, a minor issue to the big organization can be a real hassle to individuals or start-ups. The AT&T and Tutanota case shows why we all need free journalism.
Tutanota is blocked in Russia in an attempt to stop encrypted communication.
Tutanota has been blocked in Russia starting Friday, 14th of February. This follows the blocking of other encrypted email services in Russia to prevent Russian citizens from using secure communication channels online.
AT&T is blocking Tutanota. This shows why we must fight for net neutrality.
In some regions of the USA, AT&T internet users are unable to access Tutanota mailboxes on mobile connections since the end of January. Even though we reached out to AT&T, the issue is still not fixed. This shows why net neutrality is so important for internet users and online services alike.
Quit Gmail for free encrypted email.
Gmail is the Goliath among all free email services. But 15 years after its start, it is time to switch to a secure email alternative. Try Tutanota today, the free encrypted email service that keeps your emails secure and private - guaranteed without ads.
2020-02-12 / First published: 2019-05-17
Facebook works as it is supposed to work: The real scandal behind all the privacy scandals.
Facebook was never known for its great protection of privacy. But since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, there has been one scandal after the other. However, the real scandal behind all these scandals: Facebook simply is not designed to protect your privacy - and it never will be.
The end of press freedom in Brazil? Bolsonaro's case against Glenn Greenwald.
The government of Jair Bolsonaro has filed a criminal complaint against journalist Glenn Greenwald after he reported about corruptive activities of this same government. The accusations look like another attempt to crack down on press freedom by authoritarian-like governments. This follows a trend that has been going on for a few years in some democratic countries, the aim: To stop critical reporting against the ruling class.
Secure email provider Tutanota launches free encrypted calendar.
Our encrypted calendar - Tutanota Calendar - has just been added to your secure email client. This new feature brings amazing privacy improvements. With our encryption expertise, we have not only made sure that all data you enter is securely encrypted, we are also encrypting notifications for upcoming events. In contrast to other calendar services, we do not know when you have an appointment, where you have an appointment, or with whom you have an appointment. Basically, we remain completely blind to your daily habits.
2020-01-31 / First published: 2019-07-08
#NoMoreGoogle: Tutanota is one of the few services that does not use Google Push.
When we redesigned the Tutanota client back in 2017, we strictly focused on our mission to liberate everyone from being forced to use Google’s services. That’s why we have published our Android app on F-Droid, making it one of the few email apps available without Google’s push notification service. This was a true challenge; so let's explain how we succeeded.
EU challenges Snoopers' Charter - dubbed as the most extreme surveillance law in a democracy.
In recent years UK, France, and Belgium have passed privacy-infringing surveillance laws to combat terrorism. Privacy activists fear that these laws violate privacy rights of all citizens and, thus, have filed lawsuits. The European Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona has now spoken in favor of privacy rights: the means and methods of combating terrorism must be compatible with the requirements of the rule of law and based on the EU’s charter of fundamental rights.
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