Swiss surveillance referendum

Swiss Surveillance Laws headed for nationwide referendum!

January 14th, 2016 in Privacy

We are happy to announce that, due to the efforts of our users and allies, the Swiss Surveillance Law will be put to a vote by the Swiss people! In September last year, the Swiss parliament passed a new surveillance law known as the Nachrichtendienstgesetzt (NDG) or la Loi sur le renseignement (Lrens). The law …

CISA Surveillance Law

CISA Surveillance Law has passed, here’s what we can do

December 21st, 2015 in Privacy

Late last Friday, the US Congress and President Obama signed into law the CISA Surveillance Law using very underhanded methods.   With it came the loss of numerous protections extremely important to internet privacy. To understand why the CISA surveillance law is bad for email privacy, we will go over some of the main points …

Swiss surveillance law

Impact of Swiss surveillance laws on secure email

December 16th, 2015 in Privacy

In September of this year, the Swiss Parliament passed a new Swiss surveillance law, known as the Nachrichtendienstgesetz (NDG) in German and la Loi sur le renseignement (LRens) en française. 2017 Update – In the months since the law was first introduced, we have had repeated contact with the Swiss government and held a meeting …

Déclaration de ProtonMail sur la Loi sur le renseignement

September 22nd, 2015 in Privacy

Full English language analysis of the laws can be found here. Article in Le Matin Dimanche (one of the largest papers in French speaking Switzerland) covering our economic arguments against the law can be found here (French). Sign the Referendum today! [Français][Deutsch] Deutsche Version weiter unten Durant la séance du Parlement d’aujourd’hui, le Conseil National …

Why Privacy Is Under Attack

November 18th, 2014 in Privacy

Most of us at ProtonMail are part of the last generation born before the World Wide Web was created in 1989 at CERN in Switzerland.  In the last 25 years, the web has transformed our world and we now spend more and more of our lives online.  A lot of good has certainly resulted from …

Transparency Report

May 18th, 2014 in Privacy

ProtonMail Warrant Canary Proton Technologies AG receives requests on a daily basis. Requests generally fall into the following categories: Legally binding court orders issued by the Canton of Geneva which have been approved by the Ministère Public. Requests from foreign governmental entities Requests from corporations Requests from private individuals Requests from Internet security organizations As …

ProtonMail and Google Analytics

March 7th, 2014 in Privacy

Update: We no longer use Google Analytics for metrics used to better serve our users. We’re instead using a self hosted version of Matomo. For more details about our analytics and logging policies, please visit our privacy policy. Many people have asked us why a service that promises users are anonymous is using Google Analytics. First, …

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