Unblock Blocked Websites at School

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

Content filtering on the internet has become and common. As a matter of fact, some governments such as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, China and Iran have put into place Internet-censorship laws that have extended the censorship to almost each and every locally-available site. This is also quite popular in a number of institutions especially schools and offices. Each institution has its reason for blocking websites. In most cases, they do not want their students or employees to waste time on ‘useless’ sites. The most commonly-blocked sites include social sites, Yahoo!, YouTube, , Orkut, , , and the like.

Here’s why the United Arab Emirates outlawed VPNs

Andrew Orr In the News

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) banned the use of virtual private networks last month. A royal edict from the UAE president makes it illegal for anyone in the country to use a VPN or proxy service. Further Reading How IP Modulation Improves Your VPN Experience Top 10 BitTorrent Clients For All of Your Torrenting Needs United Arab Emirates The wording of the law is ambiguous and reflects a technologically illiterate society. It seems that you can’t use any system that hides the fact that you’re committing a crime or covering …

Top 5 Reasons to Use a VPN

Michael At LiquidVPN

So you’ve done some research on VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), hopefully you’ve read my article on Proxies vs. VPNs (if you haven’t I suggest you start there) and decided that a VPN is the way to go. It is the strongest tool to protect your internet privacy. Perhaps you are wondering ‘why use a VPN at all?’ what’s all the fuss is about: why do so many people take using a VPN seriously? Well, my friend, you are about to find out. I have compiled… The Most Popular Reasons to Use …

Censorship Woes of an Expat Abroad

Michael From our Perspective

Censorship in the Name of the King Life is good for an expat like myself living abroad. Although I haven’t been in Thailand long I am already thoroughly enjoying the lifestyle. One thing I did not foresee, however, is the rampant censorship that the constitutional monarchy has imposed here. And I do mean rampant. Before 2006 Thailand only blocked pornographic sites. Since Thailand’s 2006 coups d’état, censorship has exploded. 2010 estimates put the blocked websites at 113,000. A year later Thailand opened a dedicated department of their government known as the Cyber …

Netflix Calls Time on Smart DNS Based Bypass

Christopher Sewerd In the News

VPN services have long been used to access content from around the world that shouldn’t technically be available in a user’s location, Netflix is one service that finds itself heavily accessed in this manner and have recently taken action to block such methods. Access can range from users outside of a country who enjoy entertainment from a specific nation, expats who have moved abroad or even those travelling who wish to keep in touch with entertainment that resonates with their social upbringing. Netflix, a US based movie streaming service has …