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Germany Just Introduced Data Retention. Politicians Should Be Ashamed.
Today 404 German politicians have passed a data retention law making Germany yet another one in the long list of countries introducing data retention to 'fight terrorism'. Only 25 years after the end of the German surveillance state GDR, this law once again puts all German citizens under heavy surveillance.
Release Notes 2.2.2: Signatures, Design Improvements and More.
We are very happy to release Tutanota 2.2.2 today! We have added a default signature to all your emails, which you can change to your personal favorite. However, you would do us a great favor if you also kept our statement underneath your emails!
Safe Harbor Was Never Safe. Or: Why It Is Important Where Your Data Is Stored.
The recent ruling by the European Court of Justice that declared the safe harbor agreement between the US and the EU as invalid was a great victory for data protection. After the Snowden leaks it became clear that data stored in the US was not safe from surveillance that would be illegal in Europe.
Tutanota Wins IT Security Award 2015 for Best Web Security!
We are very happy to having received the IT Security Award 2015 in the category Web Security. This makes us very happy and also proud.
Release Notes - Bug Fixes
Today we are publishing a bug fix release that also includes some improvements to the buying process of Premium. We inform you about every update of the client because after each update, your browser re-loads the client code from our servers. This makes the update-process very transparent to you and increases your security.
We Support NPOs: Secure Your E-Mails With Tutanota Premium at Half Price
Many NPOs fight political, humanitarian or social causes for the betterment of our global societies. We want to support these organizations. All NPOs can get the secure email service Tutanota Premium with a reduction of 50%, so for only 6 Euro per year.
Encrypted Mails Are on the Rise: More Than One Third of Tutanota Mails Are End-to-End Encrypted
One of our aims at Tutanota is to fight mass surveillance. End-to-end encrypted emails are important to reach this goal. About 37% of all emails sent from Tutanota are already end-to-end encrypted.
Secure Mail Service Tutanota Celebrates One Year Open Source
It is one year since we have published the code of Tutanota as open source, licensed under GPLv3. We are happy about everyone watching our code on Github to make sure that we stay true to our central goal: Protecting the privacy of our users by offering the most secure email service.
Secure Mail Provider Tutanota Reaches Break Even
One month ago we have published our first Premium features for our secure email service Tutanota. The number of users upgrading to Premium is growing continuously. This lets us cover our expenses so that we can continue developing Tutanota independently and with a clear focus on the privacy needs of our users.
Sad News: Lavaboom Will Shut Down
We were rather shocked when we heard about the upcoming Lavaboom shut-down next week. The Lavaboom team was building an encrypted webmail service similar to Tutanota, which seemed very promising. We express our sympathy for Lavaboom and wish their team all the best for the future.