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Sir Tim Berners-Lee
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We are proud and humbled to announce that Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a fellow former scientist from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the inventor of the World Wide Web, will be joining Proton’s advisory board. Our vision is to bui
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Update: In October 2021, Proton won a Swiss court ruling that email services are not telecommunications providers. Consequently, email services are not subject to the data retention requirements imposed on telecommunications providers and are exempte
An illustration of Proton Mail's code being examined.
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At Proton, we believe everyone should be in control of their personal data. A critical component of controlling your data is having the ability to make informed decisions about who you entrust with your data and how it is secured. Most companies rely
Illstration using Proton Mail colors.
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On May 26, 2021, an email sent to the Minsk airport was made public by investigative journalists working with dossier.center. The email in question was not leaked or obtained from Proton Mail. As an encrypted email service, we do not have the abili
7 years of Proton
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In May 2014, we created Proton Mail on the premise that an internet where privacy is the default is essential to building a better world. On the 7th anniversary of the founding of Proton Mail, we wanted to take a moment to reflect and thank everyone
Illstration using Proton Mail colors.
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Over the past year, a lot has happened that we have not always been able to share on our blog due to all the work going on. Recently, we have been focused on building a completely new version of Proton Mail for web and mobile (which you can preview a
Illustration of Lifetime Auction 2020
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We’re happy to announce that, with your support, the 2020 Lifetime account auction and raffle raised approximately $300,000 for good causes around the world!  The three Lifetime accounts that we auctioned went for about $14,500 each, while 15,348 ra
An illustration of all the organizations we are supporting with this year's Lifetime account auction and raffle.
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On Nov. 19, we asked you which organizations our community should support with our 2020 Lifetime account auction and raffle. We received hundreds of excellent suggestions, and after carefully considering where our contribution would be most effective
An illustration of the Proton Mail Lifetime account.
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UPDATE Dec. 1, 2020: Given the number of user suggestions, we will announce which organizations we selected and begin the Lifetime account auction and raffle the week of Dec. 7. For the past two years, we have auctioned three Proton Lifetime account
Import Assistant Proton Mail
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We’re happy to announce that you can now use Import Assistant in beta to safely transfer your messages and folders to Proton Mail’s end-to-end encrypted email service.  Import Assistant is initially accessible to all Proton Mail users with paid plan
Illustration of BGP hijacking
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At Proton, we strive to plan for all contingencies that might affect our service. Our efforts paid off on Tuesday, September 29 (around 4 AM Wednesday morning, Australia time), allowing us to turn a very serious incident into a minor inconvenience fo