Updated Git URL for Privacy Browser Android

Due to the addition of the Privacy Browser PC Git repository, the Privacy Browser Android repository is being renamed to include the word Android. The new GitWeb URL is https://gitweb.stoutner.com/?p=PrivacyBrowserAndroid.git;a=summary. For those who have cloned the repository, they will need to update the origin to be https://git.stoutner.com/PrivacyBrowserAndroid.git.

2021 Financial Report

Revenue Bitcoin: $2,340.12 Google Play: $546.85 Stripe: $209.32 PayPal: $121.29 Google AdMob: $101.16 Patreon: $73.28 Amazon: $10.30 Total revenue: $3,402.32 Bitcoin revenue comes from Bitcoin donations. Google Play revenue comes from selling the standard flavor on Google Play. Stripe revenue comes from Liberapay donations. PayPal comes from Liberapay and from direct donations. Google AdMob revenue… Continue reading 2021 Financial Report

2021 Security and Privacy Canary

Backdoors During 2021, Stoutner received 0 requests from governments or organizations to insert backdoors into Privacy Browser. During 2021, Stoutner inserted 0 backdoors into Privacy Browser. Privacy During 2021, Stoutner received 0 requests from governments or organizations to weaken the privacy of Privacy Browser. During 2021, Stoutner has made 0 changes to weaken the privacy… Continue reading 2021 Security and Privacy Canary

Privacy Cell 1.6

Privacy Cell 1.6 has been released. After the release of Privacy Cell 1.5, I realized that two permissions were added to the app in addition to those specified in the manifest file. After some investigation, I discovered that this was caused by android.work, which was added as part of Privacy Cell 1.4 to fix issues… Continue reading Privacy Cell 1.6

Discontinuation of Privacy Browser Free

For a long time I have considered removing the free flavor of Privacy Browser. I originally created it because I assumed that some people would like to try out the features of Privacy Browser before making a purchase. And some people have used it in that way. But, over time, I have become increasingly uncomfortable… Continue reading Discontinuation of Privacy Browser Free

Privacy Browser 3.9

Privacy Browser 3.9 has been released. The major change is that the save dialogs have been simplified. Privacy Browser previously had the ability to modify both the URL to be downloaded and the full file path in the save dialog. But with the switch to scoped storage and the Storage Access Framework in version 3.7,… Continue reading Privacy Browser 3.9

Privacy Cell 1.5

Privacy Cell 1.5 has been released. It fixes a bug that caused the app to crash if realtime monitoring was enabled and the READ_PHONE_STATE permission was denied. This release bumps the target API to 31 (Android 12), which enables the NR_ADVANCED additional network info type. It also includes the first full French translation contributed by… Continue reading Privacy Cell 1.5

Privacy Cell 1.4

Privacy Cell 1.4 has been released. It fixes problems with the realtime notification being disabled or killed in the background as well as a problem with the wrong notification sound playing if the network is secure when the notification first launches. Troubleshooting the realtime notification problems required creating a logcat activity. This release contains the… Continue reading Privacy Cell 1.4

Privacy Cell Maintenance Mode

With the release of Privacy Cell 1.3, all the planned features have been implemented. At this point, Privacy Cell development is entering maintenance mode (unless some fancy new feature request comes along). Future releases will contain bug fixes, translations, and updates for compatibility with future Android versions.