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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Dark Caracal: The Anatomy of a Covert Op

This morning, Lookout and the Electronic Frontier Foundation released a joint report about their investigation into a spy operation linked to the Lebanese government dubbed “Dark Caracal”. It’s a fascinating read, both for the information it reveals about the methodology of state-sponsored espionage and methodology of the investigators who uncovered…

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Terms of Service

Today we are proud to unveil the official Terms of Service for users of our hosted platform. Instead of a giant wall of fine print to click past, we’ve worked hard to craft a concisely worded, readable document; It doesn’t just exist to outline our terms, it’s also meant to educate….

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