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It’s your browser — feature-packed & flexible and does not track you. Join our Mastodon instance https://t.co/YpAeyX3xRm 🎉 For support: https://t.co/7rUaStNa3x
Jul 7, 2021 6 tweets 6 min read
Consumers are being tracked, profiled & targeted online. It must end.

14 companies including Vivaldi urge policymakers in the US and EU to ban surveillance advertising. Read the open letter 👇
vivaldi.com/blog/letter-ba…
Take a stand & #BanSurveillanceAdvertising 14 companies join the call to ban surveillance-based adverti This call for #BanSurveillanceAdvertising is supported by @Fastmail @DuckDuckGo @ProtonMail @TutanotaTeam @disconnectme @Ecosia @startpage @usefathom @Nextclouders @mojeek @Mailfence @strossle and Kobler.
Jun 9, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read
Goodbye, Big Tech. Hello, Vivaldi 4.0! 💪

A privacy-friendly foursome just landed in your browser:

🔠 Vivaldi Translate powered by @lingvanex
📫 Mail Beta
📅 Calendar Beta
🍔 Feed Reader Beta

A thread on this enormous update👇

vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-4… The star of the show – Vivaldi Translate. A privacy-friendly translation tool built into our desktop and Android browsers powered by @lingvanex.

It's hosted on our servers in Iceland, meaning no more third-parties snooping on your translations. 🍦

Convenience, meet privacy 🤝
Jun 5, 2019 7 tweets 3 min read
Recently, @Google announced a change to Chromiums’s extensions system that would disable the API which makes it possible to block ads. Here’s what we think.

vi.tc/2ET5k3n @Google The phasing out of the webRequest API would break the technology many ad blocking apps such as @AdblockPlus, @uBlockOrigin, and @Ghostery run on.

An alternative API is being developed but for now, it won’t fully replace the webRequest API.
Jan 24, 2019 13 tweets 5 min read
Your browser is (probably) one of the apps you use most throughout the day. What can it do to protect your privacy online? Let's take a look.

vi.tc/2CICDnZ

#privacy #Security #YourBrowserMatters Your browser:

1. Secures your connection to websites.

When you connect to a secure (https) website, your browser establishes a secure connection with that website. All data is encrypted so that only the browser and the website can see what is being sent over the connection. 🔒 The site info pane in Vivaldi browser