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Published on November 9, 2021

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.

Paul Jarvis
Published on October 12, 2021

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?

Paul Jarvis
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Published on September 29, 2021

Why we ditched DynamoDB

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

Jack Ellis
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
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.

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.

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
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.

Paul Jarvis
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Published on June 29, 2021

Something’s new in Fathom… everything!

Check out our new release, full of features and refinements

Paul Jarvis
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Published on June 21, 2021

Privacy Stories: The Markup

The Markup is proving that a newsroom can be unbiased in its reporting, share how they came to the conclusions they’re making, and build awareness around complicated but essential issues.

Paul Jarvis

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