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Why did the UAE Ban VPN ?

When the UAE announced recent amendments to a cybercrime bill passed in 2012, many expatriates and others living and working in the region were reasonably concerned. One amendment effectively banned the use of VPNs in the UAE. Many people who rely on a VPN to use Skype, make VoIP calls, or watch television programming from…




Will the U.S. Government try to Ban your VPN?

Online privacy. Metadata surveillance. PRISM. Internet freedom. These have become buzzwords in recent years as more attacks are levied against those who wish to browse the Internet anonymously and safeguard their data against intrusion by governments and regimes that seek to rule the online landscape with an iron fist. While the US is typically regarded…


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