2021 Resolutions: Let’s treat people like People on the Internet

We’re creating an Alternative Internet that puts people first

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Happy New Year! As we say good riddance to the dumpster fire that was 2020, we’re hoping that 2021 will be a year of recovery and growth.

Amidst a flurry of antitrust charges filed against big tech and growing debate on how to regulate online privacy, we at The @ Company are doing our part to keep the focus where it should be: treating people like people. We’ve come up with several 2021 resolutions that will help us make this a reality.

Ask for permission.

Be fully transparent.

Be mindful of how we’re using technology and social media.

What if we stopped to think before automatically reaching for our phones? By monitoring and limiting the time we spend scrolling mindlessly through social media feeds, we want to turn these learned unconscious impulses into intentional decisions. We can consider how using technology impacts our moods and lifestyles, and make changes for the better.

Have fun!

At The @ Company we are technologists, creators, and builders with one thing in common: We love the Internet. You could go so far as to call us Internet optimists.

Though we acknowledge that the Internet has deep flaws, we believe that we can extract all its goodness without sacrificing our privacy, time, and control over our digital identities. We’ve committed ourselves to the creation of a more human Internet where privacy is a fundamental right and everyone owns their own data.

Let’s say goodbye to the fear and paranoia caused by data breaches and unsolicited online surveillance. With the power of the @protocol, we’re resolving these long-standing issues with a spirit of exploration and fun.

Learn more about us here.

Now for some Internet Optimism

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