Do you know what to do if border agents try to search your phone? If you're traveling out of the country this summer, check out our guide to protecting your device at border crossings.

Don't forget that the built-in browser of #Fedilab has an option to update the tracking database. Once updated, every tracking scripts or advertising ones will be removed (js scripts blocked). If you use the built-in browser, it's a useful tools to browse more safely.

You may be on holiday, but hackers never take a break. Over the next few weeks, we'll share tips on how to keep your data safe while on vacation. These will be labeled with #VPN4Travel. Have a great trip!

Of course, all this comes without your data being stored or shared, as with all DuckDuckGo searches. Privacy by design, without any tradeoffs.

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In addition, all searches now have a "Maps" tab at the top of the results, and as a bonus, they look great in dark mode too.

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Earlier this year we announced that maps on DuckDuckGo Search are powered by Apple Maps. Today we're excited to show you some new improvements to further enhance map and address-related searches.

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Plasma 5 is five 🎉! In these five years, hundreds of people have contributed their time and knowledge to make the Plasma desktop what it is today. Happy birthday, Plasma 🎂!


A new version 19.07 with only bug fixes and minor enhancements is available now:


Even tech-savvy people can fall victim to spear phishing attacks. This cautionary tale by @RobJHeaton shows how creative hackers can be. The lesson here? Never click on a link from someone you don’t know unless you’re 100% sure it’s legitimate.

Chrome, Google Search, Gmail, Drive, Maps, Youtube, they are all windows Google uses to snoop on your online activity. If you have to use these products, this post discusses ways to prevent Google from sucking up your data.

Usability and Productivity 79: Among other changes, screen flickering at boot-up for high DPI scaling has gone, Gwenview problems when loading and displaying remote files are solved, and "Picture of the day" wallpaper plugin now does Unsplash.

KDE userbase, the wiki where users can learn about everything KDE, gets a makeover: It is now cleaner, clearer and easier to use.


So, EP407 - "Memento Mori" is going to be another looong one. Who's surprised? Season 4 finale.


KDE Plasma 5.16.3, Bugfix Release for June

is an open community of friendly people who want to create a world in which everyone has control over their digital life and enjoys freedom and privacy.

Congress wants Google and Facebook to tell users exactly how much their personal data is worth. "Whatever the exact value that gets assigned to our attention... a little more transparency will remind us that "free" isn't free," via @wired.


We get asked all the time: "How do you make money?" We're not big fans of software that monetises your private data or builds profiles on you for ad targeting. So, here's a run down of what we do instead! ✌️


ProtonVPN is now on Instagram! Follow us for a behind-the-scenes look at the Proton team, online privacy tips, and #ProtonVPN news.

We asked you where we should install our next #VPN servers — and nearly 5,000 of you responded! To see which countries you decided to prioritize for new servers, click here:

Google and Facebook are selling us fake privacy that’s good for them and bad for users. We can’t let ad-funded businesses redefine the concept of privacy.

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