Data privacy leading to censorship and blocked sites?

Katie Knight At LiquidVPN

Seriously??   Since May of this year, we’ve all been uged by privacy notifications and innumerable coie acceptance buttons. This is because the European Union, with their legislation of epic proportions, (said to contain 56,321 words) has come into force.  Designed to ensure Data Privacy for EU Citizens and the choice to opt in or out of personal data usage, you will have heard about it. It’s called GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation. On the face of it and following on from the revelations regarding and Cambridge Analytica, …

Want To Keep Facebook Out Of Your Business? VPN Time

Stephen Altrogge In the News

is stalking you. So is Google. They seem innocent and friendly, like all they want to do is help you find long-lost friends, your favorite Drake memes, and figure out exactly how much alcohol is in a can of Bud Light (answer: not much). They’re not like that clingy ex who texts you really late at night about all the good times you had. But make no mistake: they’re silently creeping on you, tracking your movements like some private investigator hired by that clingy ex. What exactly am …

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 …

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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 …

You do not want to know how horrific it is to be hacked.

Mathew Sayer In the News

I don’t want to scare the hell out of you, but you need to understand the massive size of this problem.   The good news is there is a solution. But we’ll get to that.   How many wifi hotspots do you log into on an average week? If you’re anything like me, it’s at least twenty. Coffee shops, coworking spaces, hotel rooms. The first thing we do is log in.  Here’s the thing: EVERY SINGLE WIFI HOTSPOT IS POTENTIALLY EXPOSING YOUR PASSWORDS TO HACKERS.   Here’s what that means. …

VPN Bans, Fake Server Locations, Fake Unlimited Plans and More

James Ashmore In the News

 Privacy is under attack from two new countries. Popular VPN services get caught selling you fake server locations and injecting ads into your web browsing. Verizon introduces a new speed limit on cellular media streaming and  in our VPN and privacy news roundup. China moves to ban VPNs entirely China has reportedly decided to enforce a blanket ban on VPN services. They’ll do so by ordering the three top (state-owned) telecommunications providers to block all VPN access directly. The ban comes into effect in February 2018. The Great Firewall used to be …

Is the DEA the End of Adult Films in the UK?

James Ashmore In the News

Okay, so it’s a bit of a taboo subject, but we might as well get it over and done with. Last year we sort of jingly wrote about the Queen banning porn for 9 to 12-year-olds thinking it did not have a chance. Well, guess what… The UK government have recently introduced new legislation to block anonymous users on adult sites. In other words, you have to register to watch internet porn, which is a significant change from the current mo. The intent is to ban under-18’s from using these …

How to Avoid Fake News With A Simple Browser Extension

James Ashmore At LiquidVPN, Informative Internet Guides

Of the many words and phrases President Donald Trump introduced into our lexicon, ‘fake news’ is probably my favorite. ‘Grab them by the pussy’ is a close second, and I have a soft spot for his tweets that end with SAD! But I digress… It’s a durable phrase, and it’s oft used for a reason. The President tapped into a well of mistrust for news media, ending with his infamous 2016 election victory. We all know what fake news means, but what can we do to avoid dodgy sources? It …

How to Test a VPN Tunnel for IP, DNS and Browser Leaks

Nick Congleton Informative Internet Guides

VPN leaks are bad news. Not only can they easily go unnoticed, but they also undermine the entire purpose of using a VPN tunnel. You want to be sure your VPN connection is not leaking your private information. Thankfully, LiquidVPN provides a hardened client and well-tested VPN configurations. So, when you connect to LiquidVPN’s servers, your information is going where you want it to be. Of course, that claim doesn’t mean much of you cannot test it out yourself. So, this guide will walk you through the steps that you …