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Facebook Faces the Courts

Most people don’t realize that Facebook is selling your information to advertisers without your consent, by monetizing your “shares” and “likes”, according to the Belgian Privacy Commission (BPC). Belgian Courts ruled against Facebook declaring its activities like canvas fingerprinting unlawful and fining them more than the US $ 25 Million PLUS …

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McAfee Hit the Jackpot by Acquiring the VPN TunnelBear

TunnelBear releases new app updates and say it's now 60 percent faster

The whole world is getting ready to receive the last acquisition of the security giant McAfee. The turn is for the Canadian VPN provider called TunnelBear. The success of its services easily attracted the security giant. McAfee wants to demonstrate its full support by assuring that it will integrate TunnelBear´s …

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How a VPN blocks GCHQ and British ISP´s into your Privacy

GCHQ

An important session of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) was carried out recently. A GCHQ witness has been offering contradictory and confusing evidence and Privacy International found the way to cross-examine him. This was an extraordinary opportunity to shed light on GCHQ´s bulk collection powers. Internet users also got the …

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EU ‘Recommends’ 1 Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

EU Hour Takedown on Terrorist Content

The EU expects that internet platforms remove terrorist and illegal content within the hour of its posting. If companies fail to comply with recommendations, the Commission will take legal action. Critics fear this rule could lead to censorship and other unintended consequences. Voluntary adherence, or Else The EU has announced …

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Stemming the Flow of Information in Ukraine

Stemming the Flow of Information in Ukraine

Ukrainian officials seek to ban user access to a number of Russian web addresses. Critics fear that censorship here will lead to further internet restrictions down the road. Strange role models lead to strange behavior Since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, relations between Ukraine and Russia have been understandably …

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5 best VPN services February 2018

ExpressVPN This VPN service is a great choice for anyone looking for a solid network with impressive features and all-round high quality. They offer a network which is SSL secured with 256-bit encryption and you can choose a location between 78 countries for now, including Sweden, Canada, United States, Hong …

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VPN provider AnchorFree Subject to Excessive Government Scrutiny

VPN provider AnchorFree Subject to Excessive Government Scrutiny

One of the largest providers of VPNs (short for Virtual Private Networks) in the U.S., AnchorFree, recently published the transparency report for the current year, 2017. This report details all the legal pathways that governmental authorities used for requesting client data in each country. What is remarkable about this particular …

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