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Freedom of Expression at Risk with New Russian Law on VPNs

Freedom of Expression at Risk with New Russian Law on VPNs

According to the Russian government, the law is necessary in order to reduce the number of extremist groups, however, Virtual Private Network (VPN) providers allege this is but an effort to censor free of speech and reduce online privacy. The systematic policy will come into force on the 1st of …

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Australian VPN Providers Concerned About New Data Laws

Australian VPN Providers Concerned About New Data Laws

Australia has recently set live a law regarding data retention that has sparked several concerns from VPN providers in a matter of user privacy. One of the moves taken by various Virtual Private Network (VPN) providers was to relocate their companies overseas in order to avoid the effects of the …

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Signal Seeks to Silence Government Censorship in Egypt

Signal Seeks to Silence Government Censorship in Egypt

Signal, the popular messaging service that allows users to communicate using end-to-end encryption methods is set to develop new features to defeat government censorship. Announcing the new plans, the company behind the app, Open Whispers said that it had noted that some states had developed new methods of blocking Signal. …

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Metropolitan police hacked by Anonymous

Anonymous Plan DDoS Attack on Israeli Military in Protest

The Metropolitan police news site was hacked by cyber activists who were retaliating for the Million Mask march arrests which had been made earlier and been reported on the news site earlier that day, according to reports coming out of the country. The hacking group, Crash OverRide, took responsibility pf …

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Netflix extends geo block to IPv4 and IPv6 tunnel brokers

U.S content disappears from screen in Canada as Netflix continues with VPN crack down

Netflix is continuing its fight against users who want to watch geo-blocked content. The company is now extending its fight to the blockade of IPv4 and the IPv6 tunnel brokers even if the user is using these tunnel brokers legitimately. The fact that Netflix has been treating users of different …

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