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Antitrust lawmakers decry Big Tech monopolies yet host their press conference inside Facebook’s walled garden

Today, several antitrust lawmakers held a press conference where they discussed their 16-month investigation into Big Tech and the five antitrust bills that have been unveiled as a result of this investigation. “These bills...

This new browser extension lets you know when an alternative Odysee version is available while watching YouTube

Alt-tech platforms such as the decentralized, blockchain-based YouTube alternative Odysee are growing rapidly and are constantly adding new creators to their roster. However, as these alt-tech platforms grow, it can be difficult to stay...

How to protect your real email address with burner emails

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Creator-based apps push back against Apple’s cut

Apple’s App Store rules are once again a subject of contention as a startup geared toward allowing creators to monetize their content struggles to prevent Apple from taking a huge chunk of the in-app...

Vivaldi integrates privacy-focused email, calendar, RSS reader, and translation into its browser

Vivaldi’s wide range of features have made it a compelling alternative to Big Tech browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. And today, in what it describes as its biggest launch of the...

Christian host Eric Metaxas joins Rumble after YouTube censorship

Another conservative figure is experiencing censorship on YouTube, reports say, as they cite radio host Eric Metaxas who revealed that Google’s video platform has removed all videos of his radio show from the channel....

Denmark blocks access to BitChute over “coronavirus misinformation”

Danish citizens are reporting that Denmark’s National Police Cyber Crime Center (NC3) has blocked access to free speech video sharing platform BitChute on the grounds that it contains “dangerous information” and “misinformation” related to...

Major news outlets start to embrace YouTube alternative Rumble

Creator-focused video sharing platform Rumble’s record growth is starting to attract a growing number of major news brands to its platform. Digital Trends, KMGH, Newsy, OutKick, Page Six, Reuters, The New York Post, WPTV,...

Rumble continues challenge YouTube with new live chat and live stream archiving features

After a record quarter and securing investment from several conservative venture capitalists, YouTube alternative Rumble has announced two new features – live chat and live stream archiving. Live chats appear next to all active...

Brave outlines its crypto DNS strategy

The Brave browser has announced that it has started integrating blockchain-based (crypto) DNS providers, and invited those with such solutions to work with the company. In a blog post, Brave said that it chose...

YouTube replacement Rumble is growing fast and hiring

After recently securing investment from billionaire investor Peter Thiel and best selling author JD Vance, free speech video sharing platform Rumble is continuing to scale up its business by listing a series of new...

Private search engines

The most popular Google Search alternative which has been growing consistently for years and is used to conduct billions of searches per day. DuckDuckGo is based in the US and vows to never collect,...

Freenode developers jump ship after takeover

A wave of resignations has hit the Freenode IRC network over a dispute regarding ownership rights with the network’s new owner, Andrew Lee. Freenode is one of the most popular IRC (internet chat relay)...

Steven Crowder joins Rumble after YouTube suspension

Ever since the mainstream media amplified former Vox host Carlos Maza’s attempts to silence comedian Steven Crowder, YouTube has consistently censored and demonetized his channel. Now, after facing almost two years of demonetization and...

Rumble secures investment from Peter Thiel and JD Vance

Popular YouTube alternative Rumble has revealed that it’s receiving investment from several conservative venture capitalists including billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel and best-selling author JD Vance. The investment is being led by Thiel and...

WhatsApp rivals Signal and Telegram have almost 1,200% growth while WhatsApp usage declines

Ahead of May 15 WhatsApp “privacy apocalypse” – or really, just “WhatsApp apocalypse” – other similar messaging apps, touting similar, yet more credible end-to-end encryption features than what Facebook, the tech giant behind WhatsApp...

Brave now offers support for Unstoppable Domains

Privacy-focused browser Brave becomes the second major browser to integrate full support for blockchain-based decentralized domains provided by Unstoppable Domains. Opera introduced full support for Unstoppable Domains across all platforms a few weeks ago....