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Top Five Reasons Online Privacy Has Become So Important

Chris Stobing Enemies of the Internet

In 2013 the world was rocked by a trove of classified documents that made their way into the public eye, packed with details covering the most comprehensive international surveillance program ever constructed in modern history. Leaked by none other than the now-infamous Edward Snowden, the Snowden Leaks uncovered a massive data-mining operation undertaken by the National Security Agency in the United States, and the GCHQ in Britain. This network was designed from the ground up to record as many phone calls, es, text messages and search queries as it could, …

2017 LiquidVPN Online Privacy Guide

How To Protect Your Online Privacy in 2017 – Introduction

Nick Congleton Informative Internet Guides

I think everyone will agree with me when I say: 2017 has been a ROUGH time for the Internet. On privacy is under attack from politicians, corporations, and criminals.  Cyber security threats are on the rise. Governments and large corporations are launching a full-scale assault on individual rights and privacy. The Internet we know and feels like it’s dead. Or is it? Thankfully, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your on privacy. This guide is here to help teach you how to fight for the Internet …

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VPNs for Absolute Beginners – A Handy Privacy Guide

Geoff Walters Informative Internet Guides

On privacy has become a major topic of discussion in recent years. With ISPs tracking personal information and hackers constantly snooping for data, staying safe on the web is important than ever. There is a number of easy to use security solutions that help protect your privacy, the most reliable of which are virtual private networks. VPNs are safe, comprehensive, and inexpensive, and they’re not as complicated as they sound. ISPs and Your Data Every time you connect to the internet you send information through an internet service provider …

Netflix VPN Ban Disproportionally Targets Asian Users

Michael From our Perspective

Netflix, one of the biggest streaming services in the world, has always been applauded for its largely pro-customer approach. Ever since its launch, the entertainment company has allowed users to their login details with family and friends. In fact, they introduced a profile feature so that the content viewed by other users has no impact on the recommendations or viewing history of the primary r. Desiring Full Access They never cared about customers accessing Netflix from different parts of the globe. Who, in fact, for years, spoofed their actual …

UK and the Premier League go to War with Kodi

James Ashmore In the News

In case you had not heard, the Premier League has begun taking steps to combat illegal Kodi streams in the U.K. Users are yet to feel the full effect of the recent decision, although it might not be long before streaming matches without a VPN becomes a thing of the past. The following months are critical, as we’ve yet to see just how far the league is willing to go to protect their product. It could spell the end of Kodi as a cheap alternative to paying for a subscription, …

How to Stop ISPs From Selling Your Data

Andrew Orr In the News

Republicans in Congress have chosen to allow ISPs to collect your data and sell it to advertisers. Every single Democrat voted against it. This is an awful move for the American people and turns ISPs into predators. Is it possible to stop ISPs from stalking you? Repeal of Privacy Earlier this week, both the Senate and the House of Representatives voted to repeal privacy rules from the Obama administration. The FCC had rules in place that stopped internet service providers (ISPs) from sharing their customers’ web activity with third parties. The …

Should Apple Build their Own iPhone VPN?

Andrew Orr From our Perspective

Recently, Apple website 9To5Mac published a feature request article; the author suggested that Apple should build an iOS VPN network and VPN app for iPhone. However, is this a good idea? Apple’s VPN on iPhone is Very Bad for Privacy Last year Google released an Android feature called Wi-Fi Assistant. It lets Android customers use Google’s free VPN service when they connect to insecure public Wi-Fi hotspots. However, on iOS, Apple users do not have this option. Instead, they have to buy VPN service from a third-party. 9To5Mac author Greg …

How Secure Is Your Android VPN App?

Andrew Orr In the News

A research paper [PDF] from the University of California and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) analyzed a group of Android VPN apps. They found that these particular apps had privacy and security issues. Further Reading VPN On Chromebo: How To Set It Up Why Switzerland is a great place for a VPN More people are starting to realize the benefits of using a virtual private network. But without a lot of tech knowledge, it’s easy to assume that all VPNs are created equal. They are not, and this …

LiquidVPN’s Privacy Toolkit: Surf, Call, Chat, IM and Pay Privately

Andrew Orr Informative Internet Guides

Are you concerned about your privacy? Check out this toolkit of apps and services. They can help you take back control. Stay private and read on. Further Reading Tordow 2.0 Is Android Malware That Targets Your Bank Account 8 Common VPN Myths And Why They Aren’t True On privacy is increasingly rare these days. And as the United States heads into a future under President-elect Trump, you should start worrying. If you’re serious about staying private—either off or on—there are ways to go about it. 1: Use a burner phone …

Five Million LinkedIn Users Blocked by Russia Censorship Czars

Andrew Orr In the News

The same Russian federal organization that blocked Pornhub—Roskomnadzor—now prevents users from accessing the social network , but is there a way to unblock ? Further Reading Watch Out: Your Headphones Can Spy On You PornHub Blocked In Russia Here’s How To Watch It ? Gets LinkedOut by Russia Just a month or two ago, Russian regulator Roskomnadzor made heads when it blocked Pornhub in the country. People fought back and tried to keep visiting the site. However, the regulator remained firm in its stance. Now social network is next on the chopping …