Debunking The Most Common Myths About VPNs

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

Have you ever thought about how much of your life resides on the inherently insecure internet? Well, if you have, you’ve probably felt a little jittery. Although the world wide web is almost as essential to the modern world as food and water, it is an unmanageable jungle where hackers are thriving, and restrictions from totalitarian regimes are common. Thankfully, virtual private networks (VPNs) exist to keep you, the average internet surfer, in control of everything you do on. A proper VPN will protect your digital life by keeping you …

5 Reasons to Use a VPN in 2018

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

25%. That’s the percentage of Internet users who access the Internet with a VPN. In Thailand and Indonesia, that number is closer to 40%. Why, though, are they doing it? Are they doing it because certain websites are illegal in their countries? Or because they want to hide from advertisers? Or hackers? Or because they want to stream Netflix? Well, the short answer is, “all of the above.” The reasons for using a VPN are as various as the restrictions that governments, corporations, and hackers put on your privacy. And …

Online Christmas Shopping? Protect Yourself With a Virtual Credit Card

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

The holiday season is big business for on retailers. oitte estimates Americans will spend over one trillion dollars on in the buildup to Christmas. That means a huge rush to win over customers. New websites are rolled out, with massive holiday ad campaigns. But in this rush, security sometimes gets neglected. Christmas Eve and Christmas day are two of the worst days for fraud. Nasdaq reports that fraud rates skyrocket 200% during the holiday shopping season. Fulfilling your family’s Christmas wish list, within a reasonable budget is going to mean …

Which Password Manager is Better LastPass or KeePass?

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

In a recent blog post about how to protect your on privacy and I got quite a bit of feedback on a free for the desktop app called LastPass that promises to work with any browser seamlessly and for a 12 dollar per year fee you can even set it up on your smartphones. Having to install unofficial ports of KeePass on my smartphone and tablet is something I always disliked about KeePass. So I decided to take LastPass for a spin and give you an honest comparison of the …

How To Protect Your Online Privacy in 2017 – VPNs and Tor

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

VPN is and acronym for Virtual Private Network. VPNs virtualize a local network (LAN) over a distance. With a VPN computers in two locations work together like they are on one local network.   The business applications of VPNs are obvious. Employees in different offices can resources like they’re on one local network. The data travels through the Internet inside an encrypted VPN tunnel.   What does that have to to do with privacy?   Of course, this guide isn’t for business applications. When a computer connects to a …

Enemies of the Internet: Senator Lamar Alexander

David Cox Enemies of the Internet

Senator Lamar Alexander from Tennessee is on his second term. To date he has taken at least $86,000 in campaign money from Telecom companies. He voted to scrap FCC regulations that would force ISP’s to adhere to security practices designed to protect our data. His vote allowing ISP’s to digitally stalk its users is unacceptable. He takes dark money from untraceable PAC’s and clearly does care about his constituents. You can contact him at Phone: (423) 752-5337

Enemies of the Internet: Big Luther

David Cox Enemies of the Internet

The former lobbyist and current Junior Alabama Senator Luther Strange voted to relax ISP security requirements and to allow them to store and sell our private data. Big Luther worked closely with Karl Rove to tip Alabama’s state judicial system in favor of corporations. It’s little wonder why he would be sell us out to the most hated companies in the country.  Read about Big Luther or contact Big Luther at his Washington DC office (202) 224-4124

Enemies of the Internet: Cajun John Wayne

David Cox Enemies of the Internet

Meet the former YouTube star Cajun John Wayne.  Cajun John is the Louisiana Congressmen Clay Higgins. Clay is supposed to represent citizens in Louisiana’s 3rd congressional district instead he sold them out for $300.00 of sweet campaign cash. You can contact him at 337-703-6105 and let him know how grateful you are that he voted to overturn Internet privacy regulations giving your ISP the right to digitally stalk you for profit.

Everyone Might Need an Anonymous VPN Service Now

David Cox Policy

Yesterday, the Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted 50 to 48 for violating the privacy of 325 million Americans so that Internet service providers could make even money ivering substandard broadband access than they already do. Next week the House of Representatives are planning on rushing through this legislation before the American consumers have a chance to realize their on privacy has just been wiped out. For twenty plus years we had a fundamental right to communicate in private. H.J. Res. 86 and S.J. Res 34 will destroy our …

UK Kodi Box Users Need VPNs Now More Then Ever

David Cox At LiquidVPN

Even if streaming live football on a Kodi box is not your thing, you might feel a little disturbed reading articles on the mainstream media warning Kodi users that they could face up to ten years in prison if the Digital Economy Bill passes unchanged. The Digital Economy Bill increases penalties for uploading, downloading and sharing copyright protected material. Although it is supposed to punish distributors, it could be used against anyone caught downloading or streaming copyright protected content. What is a Kodi Box Kodi is an open source media …