Free and Secure Instant Messaging

Instant messaging services such as Facebook Messanger, or AIM have many of the same problems as other corporate walled gardens. They force users to connect to a centralized service, and then can monitor your usage to further develop their algorithmic profiles about you, as well as track your movements in…

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Quickstart Guides

Thanks to our amazing volunteer translators our Quickstart Guide, which provides basic information for new users, is now available in English, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, and Portuguese! We may add new ones in the future to cater to specific clients, but these five languages alone cover over 75% of internet users….

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Vermont Day of Giving

Gibberfish is participating in this year’s Vermont Gives statewide giving day. Vermont Gives is organized by Common Good Vermont, to help Vermont-based non-profits raise funds and awareness. If you’re a Vermonter (or not!) please consider making a tax-deductible donation today. You don’t even have to leave this page, just click…

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Is MeWe All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

We have established a presence on MeWe, the new(ish) look-alike competitor to Facebook that promises much better privacy protection for it’s users. From the outset, MeWe shows some encouraging signs. Their privacy policy states that they will not track users or sell their personal info to third parties. Their language…

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The Gibberfish Translation Team

We received such a good response from our call for volunteer translators that it became difficult to manage. It’s a good problem to have! Thankfully, we found a service called WebTranslateIt which makes the task of translating documents and keeping them up to date with changes much easier both for…

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Gibberfish Platform Update 20180417.0

We have released update 20180417.0 for the Gibberfish platform today! Major changes include: Upgraded Nextcloud to version 13.0.1 Enabled password checking against the “HaveIBeenPwned” list Set the maximum Nextcloud.log file size to 100MB Added custom 50x error pages Added X-Robots-Tag response header to avoid search engine indexing If you are…

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We Are Open

With the recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, and their role in the US presidential elections, there is renewed user discontent with the major social media platforms. Unfortunately, the news media isn’t helping anyone: There’s just one problem: There isn’t much of anywhere else to go.   The claim that…

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Translations

A few days ago, I wrote a blog post introducing our Management Portal, the software that makes it possible for our clients to launch and manage their own cloud server. Unfortunately, the portal sites are currently only available in English, which could be a barrier for some users. Nextcloud, the…

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