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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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Be Careful before Buying VPN

Buying VPN

VPNs are quite popular these days. What was once a technology that allowed corporate employees to securely connect to the workplace is now a solution that more and more people around the world are adopting. VPNs hide you from all prying eyes by encrypting your network and hide your true …

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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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Skype and Other Services Removed from App Store – Apple Confirms

Skype and Other Services Removed from App Store - Apple Confirms

The tech giant confirmed that the removal of the apps related to the company’s adherence to strict local laws. Technology giant Apple has removed several apps including Skype from its app store in China. This comes after the country’s government pointed to violations of local laws. Skype is Microsoft Corp’s …

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Researchers Predict an Explosion of VPN by 2022

Researchers Predict an Explosion of VPN by 2022

Many users have already switched to VPN and it is quickly becoming the world’s go-to security tool for browsing content online. You do not need to be an expert to know that the use of Virtual Private Network (VPN) is on the increase. But, according to a new report released …

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Canadians Worry About their Online Data – CIRA

Canadians Worry About their Online Data - CIRA

While many citizens are concerned about their online privacy many do not know what happens to their data once it leaves Canada. The results of a new survey suggest that concerns in Canada over online privacy is at an all-time high. And, citizens have said that surveillance by the USA’s …

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