1st Audience Award
and Special Price Trademark Application
monocles – digital services free, independent and secure Arne-Brün Vogelsang
No advertising, no tracking and independent of large corporations: As a provider of digital services for professional and private everyday life, monocles promises a fair alternative to Google, Microsoft or Facebook. By using exclusively open source software, users are free to choose how and with what they want to connect with other monocles users for work, data exchange or communication. Monocles offers the greatest possible independence in the use of digital solutions such as clouds, chats and email or search engines. At the same time, the highest possible level of security for users is to be guaranteed. With its own server station made of recycled elements and powered by renewable energy, monocles also contributes to minimizing the consumption of resources.