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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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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Guest Blogger

Editor’s note: Our blog post, Protect Your Privacy in 5 Minutes, garnered a lot of positive feedback. However, one reader felt that it did not go far enough. While we stand by our recommendations, we offered to publish his rebuttal, which you can read below. On Monday [ed: 4/10/17], a blog…

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Protect Your Privacy in 5 Minutes

Hello! Our recent Facebook post about SearX seems to have struck a chord, given the number and diversity of page views. I believe this reflects a growing awareness of and concern about how large online services collect your information and who they share it with. Many alternatives exist, but in the…

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