Opinion

The widespread collection and monetization of citizens’ data used to fund companies like Google and Facebook is often referred to as the “data economy”. The vast amount of information that these companies hold has since been used to predict and influ
Recently, the Norwegian Consumer Council published a report calling for a ban on surveillance-based ads. In solidarity, Proton joined the other undersigned organizations in sending the following letter on Wednesday, July 7th, to EU and US regulators.
At Proton, we have always stood for an internet that protects privacy, enables freedom, and serves the interests of everyone. We have consistently spoken out against recent anti-encryption efforts and worked to preserve privacy while making the inter
Over the past two weeks, Microsoft clients using its Exchange servers, which includes tens of thousands of government agencies and private corporations around the world, have fallen victim to a series of hacks that have compromised their data. The br
So many of today’s issues are viewed through a political lens, and that includes Big Tech deplatforming. But in reality, deplatforming is a problem worthy of deeper critical reflection as it touches on topics that are fundamental to democracy itself.
In December 2020, The Council of the European Union released a five-page resolution that called for the EU to pass new rules to govern the use of end-to-end encryption in Europe. We strongly oppose this resolution because it foreshadows an attack on
According to a survey of 2,070 UK adults, roughly 90% of Brits are worried about their online data remaining private, but 20% don’t use any data protection practices at all. At Proton, we’re leading the fight for an internet where privacy is the def
On Dec. 14, 2020, the Council of the European Union, which is made up of government ministers from the 27 EU member countries, released a vague, five-page resolution that calls for new rules to govern the use of encryption in Europe. The resolution,
We created Proton Mail in 2014 because we were concerned about mass surveillance. At the time, governments were spying on our emails, text messages, and phone calls. Now there’s a new surveillance threat, but this time the information at risk isn’t o
GOOGLE RECENTLY GENERATED A FLURRY OF COVERAGE ABOUT ITS SUPPOSED PRIVACY PIVOT, INCLUDING AN OP-ED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE SUNDAR PICHAI. “WE FEEL PRIVILEGED THAT BILLIONS OF PEOPLE TRUST PRODUCTS LIKE SEARCH, CHROME, MAPS, AND ANDR
At Proton Mail, one pillar of our mission is to educate the public about why online privacy is so important to democracy and human freedom. The creators of the new documentary, Disappear – Cover your online tracks, also care deeply about this mission