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Does Incognito Mode Protect Your Privacy Like A Vpn?

Anyone that has used a modern web browser to access the Internet is probably familiar with private or incognito modes. These browser settings are promoted by browsers as a way to safeguard your privacy online. Many people make the mistake of thinking that incognito mode does a job that is similar to a VPN. The…




Russia Trying to put Preassure on VPNs

It’s no secret that the Putin regime in Russia is not a fan of VPN providers. Now, the country is making an effort to compel VPN providers to block access to websites it wants restricted. These measures are just the latest in Russia’s ongoing attempts at Internet censorship. What do these new regulations mean for…




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…




Why A Vpn Is The Best Online Privacy Tool In 2016

With every passing year people are becoming more concerned about privacy online. In 2016 the number of individuals using a VPN or other online privacy tool is expected to once again increase. Though the options are becoming more abundant—proxies, anonymous browsers—it is clear that a VPN may still be the best online privacy tool in…




Do VPNs Need Better Industry Standards?

An article earlier this year in the international online edition of the South China Morning Post suggests that many VPN providers may be overstating their privacy value. The article suggests that the VPN industry needs better standards and quality controls which will result in a genuine increase of privacy and security for VPN users. Better…


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Using a VPN for your Home Business

One practical application of a VPN is to use this technology in the operation of a home business. Many individuals are now working from home and using their computers to earn a living. Whether one is marketing goods and services on the Internet or developing e-commerce websites, using a VPN to connect to the Internet…




Does a VPN replace the need for an Antivirus Program?

VPN’s are all about securing your Internet connection through high-level encryption. Some people make the mistake of thinking that using a VPN can eliminate their need for an antivirus program. While a VPN does not function as antivirus software and cannot remove infections from your device, it can greatly reduce the chances that your computer…




VPN and Encryption

You’re probably already familiar with what a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is. You probably even know that a VPN uses something known as encryption to increase your security. That is about as far as most people ever get in their knowledge of the encryption used in a VPN because the subject can quickly become…




How and Why Governments Control Information

Controlling the flow of information has become a priority for many governments around the world in the age of digital communication. Just look at the recent events in Egypt which serve as an example of how digital information is parsed out in a crisis. It is important to understand how governments seek to control information,…




VPN to unblock Facebook, Twitter & Youtube

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are three of the most-visited websites in the world, but did you know that in some areas of the world these services continue to be censored or blocked entirely? That can be bad news if you happen to be traveling or working in an area where these sites are restricted. Using…