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Published on November 18, 2020

Privacy stories: DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo has been leading the privacy-focused space since 2008 with their search engine.

Paul Jarvis
Published on November 2, 2020

Everyone has something to hide

In this article, Fathom Analytics cofounder explains why everyone should care about their privacy, not just privacy nerds like me.

Paul Jarvis
Published on October 28, 2020

Announcing Phantom Analyzer

Phantom Analyzer is a real-time website scanner to see what invisible creepers are lurking and collecting information about you online.

Paul Jarvis
Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on October 12, 2020

Does targeted digital advertising work?

Does targeted digital advertising, including personalized ads that we're shown via Google or Facebook, actually work?

Paul Jarvis
Published on October 5, 2020

How to build a privacy-first software business

Data breaches occur every single day and people are getting tired of companies that don’t take their privacy seriously. In this blog post, I share how you can build a privacy-first software business.

Jack Ellis
Published on October 2, 2020

Hosted vs self-hosted website analytics

When deciding which analytics software to use for your website, one of the questions to be considered is whether you want to use a managed service or use self hosted analytics.

Jack Ellis
Published on August 19, 2020

What happened to our infrastructure when a customer got over 10 million page views in a few hours?

What happened to our infrastructure when a customer got over 10 million page views in a few hours?

Jack Ellis
Published on August 17, 2020

An update on the Schrems II judgment/ruling (Privacy Shield invalidation)

As per 17 August, there is still no unified conclusion or advice on how to manage it on a practical level.

Rie Aleksandra Walle
Published on July 24, 2020

The Schrems II Judgement (Privacy Shield invalidation)

The Court of Justice of the European Union (EUCJ) has ruled on the Privacy Shield certification for US businesses, effectively making it invalid as of July 16, 2020.

Paul Jarvis
Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on July 23, 2020

What tech stack does Fathom Analytics use?

When developers use a product like Fathom Analytics, the first question that comes to mind is “What tech stack is this company using?”. I personally love reading through company tech blog posts where they talk about their stacks.

Jack Ellis

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