Winston Privacy Launches First-of-Its-Kind Home Privacy Device

Winston Privacy, an innovative start-up, today announced the direct to consumer launch of its new privacy filter and the world’s most comprehensive privacy solution for every IoT device.  Read More

Winston Privacy Named CES Innovation Award Honoree in Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy Category

Winston Privacy announced today that it has been named a CES® 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Cybersecurity & Personal Privacy category for its innovative privacy solution. Read More

Winston Mentioned on Science Friday: Your Smart TV is Watching You

Check out this fascinating interview with University of Chicago IoT and privacy researcher, Nick Feamster, on PBS' Science Friday. Nick and his colleagues at the IoT Inspector project have uncovered alarming user tracking in Rokus, Amazon devices and smart TVs. Read More

The Disruptors Podcast Talks Privacy and Kickstarter with Rich Stokes of Winston

Sean Johnson says his podcast "The Disruptors" contains ideas, tools, techniques, and advice from people and organizations who are transforming our world. In this episode, Sean talks to founder and CEO Rich Stokes about the genesis of Winston right through one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns. Read More

Consumer review site, Digital Trends interviews Rich Stokes

Simon Hill at Digital Trends is an experienced technology journalist and no stranger to internet privacy. In this piece, he reports that the idea of Winston is "very attractive" and plans to test the device soon. Read More

The Fast Company Op-Ed by Richard Stokes on the State of Online Privacy

This piece is especially important. Winston Privacy founder Richard Stokes addresses his firsthand view of the massive and troubling shifts in advertising in the last two decades — and where to go from here. Read More

Watch Rich Stokes of Winston Privacy on NBC 5 Chicago News

NBC News talked internet privacy with Rich Stokes. Stokes appeared on Tech Trends with reporter Charlie Wojciechowski to discuss the Winston device he developed at mHub, the Chicago innovation center where Winston is based. Read More

Fast Company Interviews Winston's Richard Stokes about Privacy's Relationship to Luxury

Writer and filmmaker John Pavlus interviewed Rich Stokes recently, as part of an article exploring the degree to which privacy is a luxury good.  An element of Winston Privacy's market strategy was to hire MNML Design Studio of Chicago to lead its hardware design and branding. Read More

BizTimes Milwaukee Reports Winston as Favorite Tech

Romke de Haan who is the principal consultant for GuidePoint Security picks Winston as one of his favorite tech tools. Read More

Built In Chicago Features Winston Privacy at Launch of Kickstarter

Winston is featured in Built In Chicago in a profile that is timed with the launch of our Kickstarter campaign. Read More

Political Strategist Bradley Tusk Sits Down with Richard Stokes and Talks Privacy

Winston Privacy founder Richard Stokes shares his story and dives into the politics of online privacy. Read More

Winston Privacy Launches on Kickstarter to Finally Bring Privacy to the Home Network

Today, ​Winston Privacy​, the world’s most advanced privacy solution, launches on Kickstarter. ​Right now, a person’s every online move is being tracked, mined, and sold by big tech companies, advertisers, data brokers, governments and more. The Winston device allows people to reclaim their privacy and security by fully encrypting, anonymizing and accelerating a user’s internet connection​. Read More

The Investor Story of Winston Privacy

Joe Dwyer, partner at Founder Equity, and Nick Moran, general partner at New Stack Ventures, discuss what they see in Winston Privacy that led them to invest in the company on a special episode of The Full Ratchet.  Read More Calls in Privacy Expert, Rich Stokes of Winston Privacy to Discuss Facebook's New Strategy

This week at the F8 Developer Conference, Mark Zuckerburg is promising privacy. Read More

50 Start Ups to Watch by Built In Chicago Includes Winston Privacy

What start ups in Chicago are set to make an impact this year?  Built In Chicago says Winston, for instance. Read More

Winston CEO Interview on Bootstrapping in America | TastyTrade

We hung out with the gang at TastyTrade and things got a little out of control! Read More

TechRadar Pro Interviews Winston Founder about Avoiding Unwanted Tracking Online

2018 brought a surge of consumer awareness in the wake of Cambridge Analytica. TechRadar Pro sat down with Winston Privacy founder Richard Stokes to discuss how Winston’s hardware filter works to prevent undesirable online tracking. Read More

Neil Hughes Interviews Winston Privacy's Richard Stokes for Podcast

The prominent UK podcast Technology Blog Writer, hosted by Neil Hughes, interviewed Rich Stokes about privacy and about Winston. Read More

TechRepublic Profiles How Winston Privacy Protects Consumers

With a video demonstration and interview with Rich Stokes at CES 2019, TechRepublic shows how Winston protects all the devices on a network. Read More

Privacy As Selling Point

In coordination with CES 2019, (also known as Science X) reports that respect of privacy is starting to make good business sense for some businesses and startups — and makes particular mention of Winston, with a photo of Rich. Read More

All Hands on Tech Profiles Winston Privacy in CES Video

IT World Canada's "All Hands on Tech" goes hands on with a Winston Device and profiles its functionality, place in the marketplace, and opportune timing. Read More

Winston Privacy Unveils New Safeguard Against the Surveillance Economy at CES 2019

Winston Privacy, a comprehensive online privacy solution in one device, today launches at the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Read More

The Best Internet Privacy Tools for 2019 Includes Winston Privacy, According to Search Encrypt

Search Encrypt assembled a list of useful tools for to keep your data private this year, including Winston Privacy.  Read More

Winston on The (Mostly) Definitive Guide to Chicago Startup & Small Company Holiday Gift Ideas

This certainly is a fun list to be on. Brian Luerssen compiled 65 cool gift ideas from budding Chicago businesses, and Winston made the list "for the curious, creative, and savvy." Read More

Winston Privacy Makes Chicago Inno's List of "Startups to Watch in 2019"

Winston has been named one of the 19 startups in the Chicago area to watch in the 2019 year by Chicago Inno.  Read More

Winston Makes Built In Chicago List of Startups You Need to Know About

Of all the startups launched in Chicago in 2018, which ones are worth paying attention to?  Built In picks their top 5 for Chicago, and Winston Privacy is on the list. Read More

Technori and WGN Radio Interview Winston Privacy's Richard Stokes

Scott Kitun of Technori and WGN Radio interviews Winston Privacy's founder Richard Stokes at WGN's studios in Chicago about internet privacy in the post Cambridge Analytica age, and how Winston Privacy as a combination of hardware and software works. Read More

Winston Privacy Secures Seed Financing

Winston Privacy, a developer of technology to provide consumers with comprehensive online privacy and data protection for devices both in and out of the home, has secured seed financing from New Stack Ventures, with participation from Founder Equity, M25 and Connetic Ventures. Read More