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The Journey to EU Isolation

The Journey to EU Isolation

The EU didn't think it was possible to comply with their new ruling, so we decided to prove them wrong and build it.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
November 30, 2021 · Read post
The hidden risk of out-of-office emails

The hidden risk of out-of-office emails

Why auto-responders can be bad for your privacy and the steps to avoid OOO privacy breaches.

Written by Paul Jarvis
November 18, 2021 · Read post
Why ad-blockers are fighting the wrong war

Why ad-blockers are fighting the wrong war

Fathom and ad-blocker software companies should be on the same side because we’re up against the same Goliath of an enemy: Big Tech.

Written by Paul Jarvis
November 9, 2021 · Read post
Is Big Tech actually a big problem?

Is Big Tech actually a big problem?

Did we all finally learn the truth about these companies, or was it something else that tipped the scales towards concerning once-heroes to be realized as villains?

Written by Paul Jarvis
October 12, 2021 · Read post
Why we ditched DynamoDB

Why we ditched DynamoDB

After being very publicly excited about DynamoDB for over a year, we’ve now completely ditched it.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
September 29, 2021 · Read post

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Published on August 17, 2021

Making the world’s fastest analytics even faster

In this blog post, I’m going to tell you how I migrated close to one billion database rows with zero downtime, achieved a ~30% query speed increase, and took Fathom to the next level.

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on August 16, 2021

How Kim Kardashian turned a bootstrapped business into a venture-backed company

Why Carrd turned away from their bootstrapping roots and raised millions of dollars.

Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on July 27, 2021

New features in Fathom Analytics (video)

Fathom is simple, privacy-focused website analytics (a Google Analytics alternative). Here are a few new features we’ve added recently.

Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on July 13, 2021

Fathom retains IP addresses temporarily for security. How do you protect that data?

Here’s a question we recently got from a customer regarding Fathom being a privacy-first company and how that relates to the data we collect for our analytics

Jack Ellis
Written by Jack Ellis
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Published on July 7, 2021

Let’s make surveillance-based advertising illegal

Fathom and other privacy-focused companies signed the following letter on Wednesday, July 7th, to EU and US regulators to encourage them to take action during legislative sessions and any relevant privacy discussions.

Written by Paul Jarvis
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