It's Time to Ban Surveillance-Based Advertising
Dear Mojeek community,
Recently we teamed up with 13 other privacy-conscious businesses in order to call for a ban on surveillance advertising. On top of this we have published our response to the UK's Draft Online Safety Bill. It primarily addresses challenges in social media and as such does not recognise the big differences, that we have highlighted, in the search market.
We are also currently on the lookout for a Web Developer to join our small dynamic team. If you know anyone, a forward of this email would be much appreciated! Finally, we've introduced the Mojeek Tip of the Month; we hope that these short insights will help you get what you need out of the world's alternative search engine.
Surveillance-based advertising permeates the internet today
Time to Ban Surveillance-Based Advertising
Recently, the Norwegian Consumer Council published a report calling for a ban on surveillance-based ads. In solidarity, we sent a letter on Wednesday, July 7th, to EU and US regulators to encourage them to take action during legislative sessions and any relevant privacy discussions. Read letter...
Defending your right to search
Online Safety: Our Feedback to Government
The UK Government published its draft Online Safety Bill in May 2021. Much has been written since but virtually all of it has been about social media; that being itself a subset of the category called “user-to-user services” defined in the Bill.
Services such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and YouTube are no doubt targets to be regulated. But we should also expect Mumsnet, Element, Substack, to mention a few of an expected ~24,000 businesses, to become regulated by Ofcom. Read more...
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Web Team Lead Developer Job
Are you interested in developing and commercializing a genuine search engine? We are looking for an enthusiastic and smart developer who will contribute to and lead our small web development team. Read more...
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Mojeek Tip of the Month
Our default site language is English, but if you'd find it more easy to comprehend, you can change that in the Mojeek Preferences page to either French or German.
La langue par défaut de notre site web est l'anglais, mais vous pouvez la changer en français sur la page des paramètres Mojeek.
Die Standardsprache unserer Website ist Englisch, aber Sie können sie auf der Mojeek-Einstellungsseite in Deutsch ändern.
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