ProtonMail: How Google almost put us out of business

John Leonard
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Firm suddenly disappeared from search results for 'secure email' queries - but only on Google

Google downgraded secure email provider ProtonMail in its search results, causing a 25 per cent drop in its income, according to CEO Andy Yen. Yen said that in spite of ProtonMail's growing prof...

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