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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…




Warning — Your VPN may be Compromised

Here at VPNaccounts.com, we are constantly stressing the fact that you need to use care in choosing your VPN provider. We pride ourselves on using the safest protocols in providing your VPN service. This fact has become even more important in recent days with the revelation that the Heartbleed virus may have compromised many big…




Pakistan to Block Skype & Related Apps – Breaking News

Pakistan has become the latest country to strike a blow against Internet freedom by announcing it will block Skype and Viber throughout a large portion of the country. Known for occasionally blocking access to Facebook and Twitter as well as an outright ban on YouTube, Pakistan claims that Skype and similar communications networks are being…




UK to Block Porn Sites via Internet Filters

British Prime Minister David Cameron dropped a huge bomb on fans of Internet porn when he announced in late June that the UK would begin blocking all porn websites by default beginning in 2014. Regardless of how you feel about Internet porn, Cameron’s action is a strike against Internet freedom in the UK. (more) Something…





Accessing Blogs with a VPN

Blogs are the hallmark of new media. Bloggers the world over are using this platform to express their political views, provide up-to-date news in real time, and interact socially with the rest of the world. Unfortunately, many relevant blogs are becoming inaccessible in some parts of the world due to Internet censorship. Thankfully, a VPN…