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Iran Internet Privacy Rights are Under Threat

Iran Internet Privacy Rights are Under Threat

According to the UN’s International Telecommunication Union, 44% of the country’s over 80-million residents has access to the internet in 2016. Recent announcements that Iranian citizen will have to verify their identity to use the internet has sparked outrage. Many have said that by doing this the country is eroding …

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CloudFlare Snaps up Neumob to Expand into Mobile

CloudFlare Snaps up Neumob to Expand into Mobile

Cloudflare has set an ambitious goal of 200-million downloads of the VPN app by this same time next year. Cloudflare’s notable acquisition of mobile VPN start-up, Neumob this week has sent ripples through the internet community. The purchase of Neumob will give Cloudflare the mobile performance tool it was lacking. …

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UK Police Lack Transparency – BBW

UK Police Lack Transparency - BBW

In the report which was titled, Police Access to Digital Evidence it stated that the current system of operation lacks specific data protection laws. Details of a report released on Monday states that the rules for how UK police seize and extract information from digital devices lack transparency and accountability. …

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Civil Liberties Challenge UK Government

UK Government Hacking Ruled Legal

This is the first major legal challenge to the UK’s existing online surveillance regime since the revelations of Edward Snowden in 2013. Ten civil liberties have challenged the UK Governments surveillance laws in a landmark online privacy court case. The case began today in the European Court of Human Rights …

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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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VPN Restrictions in Russia Lights Up Concerns in European Companies

VPN Restrictions in Russia Lights Up Concerns in European Companies

The recent restrictions imposed by the Russian government pose a threat to European companies who use VPN services as a mean to protect confidential information. Concerns have been expressed by the Association of European Businesses (AEB), an organization that includes several hundreds of European companies, amongst the most notable being …

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The Controversy Surrounding Apple’s VPNs Removal is Not Substantiated

The Controversy Surrounding Apple VPNs Removal is Not Substantiated

Apple’s decision to remove China VPN has sparked controversy regarding free speech, especially from senators Ted Cruz and Patrick Leahy. Apple’s latest decision to remove Virtual Private Networks from their China application store has been labeled as “enabling the Chinese government surveillance and censorship of the internet,” and “not enabling …

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