In the recent years, big and well known internet companies have effectively
hijacked the privacy discourse. Their marketers managed to convince the public
that the most important things about privacy are superficial tools that allow
hiding your public posts or your profile pictures from the people around you.
Adding these superficial tools enables companies to calm down the public and
change nothing in how they are turning over private data to marketers and other
Instead at Glabbr we think that the two most important components of Internet
privacy should be:
Protecting your private conversations from snooping third parties, such as
officials, employers, etc.
Protecting your personal data from third parties, such as marketers, advertisers,
This is what everybody should care about, and these are some of our top
priorities. Glabbr’s aim is to create a truly free messenger, without the usual
caveats. This means that instead of diverting public attention with low-impact
settings, we can afford to focus on the real privacy issues that exist in the