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China Welcomes Foreign Investors In Vpn Services

China is a country that has a very tumultuous relationship with VPNs and VPN providers. The government dislikes VPNs so bad that it went so far as to ban sales of them in the country. Now, in a move that is baffling, China is allowing foreign firms to invest in VPN services on a trial…



Cyber Criminals Are Cloning Vpn Websites To Deliver Malware

Imagine visiting the site of a popular VPN provider and later finding out that you have been the victim of a vicious hack. That is exactly what happened to some individuals who went searching for the NordVPN website. They had no idea that the site they ended up visiting was a clone of the popular…




Google Tracking Purchases with Gmail

Gmail is one of the world’s most popular email platforms. Millions of people use it for personal email and for work. It has recently been revealed that Google is now tracking the purchases Gmail users make online. If you have received a confirmation email from a purchase that you have made, that data has been…




New Survey Shows Why People Choose a VPN

There are many reasons why people choose a VPN for Internet browsing. Some people need a VPN to unblock websites that restricted based on geographical location. Some want to know that their browsing history is kept private. All are valid reasons, but there may be one reason that is more important that the others. Security….




UK Porn Ban – VPN to unblock Porn

The UK has taken measures to restrict porn viewing by underage Internet users. According to The Sun, porn sites will soon be required to use age verification methods to require users to prove they are old enough to view porn. While everyone can agree that porn sites should not be viewed by minors, some are…




Hotspot Shield Flaw puts VPN users at Risk

You just can’t be too careful these days when choosing your VPN provider. In early February of 2018 it was revealed that a security glitch in the popular HotSpot Shield platform was capable of releasing user locations and IP addresses. The flaw was exposed by a security researcher named Paulos Yibelo. HotSpot Shield claims it…




What You Need To Know About Vpn Logging In The Uk

One of the primary advantages of using a VPN is anonymity and privacy. One could even say that these are the sole reasons individuals purchase VPN service. What some people may not know is that VPN providers based in the UK are subject to laws which require mandatory data retention. This can compromise the overall…




US LAWMAKERS CREATE A VPN STAMPEDE : Online Privacy Bill

The US House of Representatives dealt Internet privacy in the United States a harsh blow on March 28, 2017. Lawmakers voted to eliminate rules for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that prohibit an ISP from selling the browsing histories of users. Under the new legislation, an ISP can sell browsing preferences and data to third…




Turkish Internet at Risk!

2014 has been a turbulent year for the Internet in Turkey. Some say that a corruption scandal is at the heart of attempts to restrict free speech in Turkey by President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. The implications for Turkish Internet users are significant. Turkey’s history of Web censorship Internet censorship in Turkey…




Mexico Considers Sweeping Telecommunications Bill

A new telecommunications bill being considered by the Mexican government has many citizens of Mexico worried that Internet freedom may be put at risk if lawmakers decide to sign the bill into law. Those who oppose the new law say that it could open the door to a degree of Internet censorship that is found…