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Anti-snooping server sails past $1m crowdfunding target in hours

A private server that hopes to secure SMEs against prying eyes has cleared its $1m target in just over an hour
By: Tamlin Magee | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Jun 6, 2014 1:35 am

A German startup that's promising to deliver a secure private server free from government snooping has reached its $1 million crowdfunding target in just under an hour and a half.




Protonet hit over 100,000 euros on the crowdfunding service Seedmatch in minutes, before sailing past the $1 million mark 89 minutes after going live, IBTimes reports. Protonet's product aims to combine the best of server capabilities, according to the company, with the security and control of local hardware.


"We offer location independent data access, a though through social collaboration platform and all this with no necessary maintenance and installation," the company says on its website.


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