An updated Proton is coming – here’s what’s changing

May 10th, 2022 in Company news, Proton news

Earlier this year, we shared that we will be unifying our services in the near future. These changes are vital as they allow us to address a number of demands that the Proton community has raised, both in the 2022 survey and earlier.  Unifying all Proton services into a single ecosystem is a prerequisite for …

Fighting for privacy through advocacy

May 3rd, 2022 in Proton news

Advocacy is an essential part of what we do at Proton because it is integral to our vision of building a better internet where privacy is the default. Technological safeguards like end-to-end encryption can dramatically improve your privacy, but they cannot solve the problem entirely on their own. Your privacy requires strong privacy laws. The …

Mirror sites, spyware, and journalists in exile: An interview with RSF

May 3rd, 2022 in Articles & News, Opinion

The freedom of the press is essential to democracy and allows you to be aware of whether your rights are being respected. Unfortunately, journalists worldwide are facing unprecedented intimidation, surveillance, and censorship. This is why Proton has always stood with journalists. Empowering them with the security, privacy, and freedom to report the truth has always …

There’s no Proton without the Proton community

April 26th, 2022 in Company news, Proton news

We often speak about the Proton community and its impact on Proton’s direction and evolution. However, it may not be clear to everyone exactly who and what is part of it. Today, we want to clarify who makes up the Proton community and thank you for all you have done for us.  We could not …

Proton turns eight: A look at then vs. now

April 20th, 2022 in Company news, Proton news

This year, Proton turns eight years old. While eight years might not seem like a long time, it’s an entire era from the perspective of internet development. Proton was founded in 2014, just a few years after Facebook (now Meta) founder Mark Zuckerberg stated that “privacy is no longer a social norm”. The fact Proton …

The privacy problem with at-home DNA genetic testing

April 18th, 2022 in Blog, Privacy basics, Privacy deep dives

DNA companies are using, sharing, and profiting from millions of people’s genetic data in ways they can’t always control. Genetic testing companies have become very popular in the last decade as people seek to find out who they are and where their ancestors came from. However, the privacy implications of for-profit companies owning the genetic …

Evolving privacy for the future

April 14th, 2022 in Company news

A few weeks ago, we shared the results of the Proton 2022 community survey. While the quantitative results shared previously were interesting, a deeper look into the qualitative comments left by the community also provides insights into how Proton should evolve in 2022. After reviewing the survey results and considering your ongoing feedback, here are …

Proton Calendar for Android

Introducing Proton Calendar for Android

April 13th, 2022 in Releases

At Proton, our mission is to fight for a better internet where privacy is the default. This means developing easy-to-use tools that enable you to defend your privacy. We started with email, one of the world’s most widely used methods of communication, but we want to empower you to protect all your data. A calendar …

Proton and SimpleLogin

Proton and SimpleLogin are joining forces

April 8th, 2022 in Company news

At Proton, we are fighting for a better internet where privacy is the default. This is a challenging and important mission that requires a collective effort. Since we launched ProtonMail in 2014, we have been excited to see more people care about privacy and more companies work on this problem. For this reason, we’re happy …

The new ProtonMail iOS app is here!

April 7th, 2022 in Releases

We are excited to introduce the biggest redesign of our mobile app ever with the new ProtonMail app for iOS! Available for all, it brings the new ProtonMail experience to your iPhone or iPad, offering a sharp new look, with dark mode and an easy-to-use interface with conversation view, while still protecting your emails and …

Proton.me

Introducing proton.me, a new email domain for ProtonMail

April 7th, 2022 in Releases

Last updated: 29 April 2022 — We’re extending the deadline to activate a free @proton.me address until 8 June. When we founded ProtonMail in 2014, we realized one of the best ways to help everyone protect their privacy was to make sending encrypted email as convenient as possible. This includes providing you with an email …

Help us stop Big Tech from dominating the internet

April 4th, 2022 in Privacy

The desire for an internet that protects people’s privacy is growing. A 2019 Pew Research poll showed that 79% of Americans report being concerned about how companies use their data. But any privacy reforms that don’t address Big Tech’s dominance of the internet are bound to fail. Big Tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, and …

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