Myth #7: Any VPN Logging is Bad.

The final myth from our article, I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 7 Myths Debunked, is “Any VPN Logging is Bad.” This is perhaps one of the largest myths surrounding VPNs. In fact, all VPN providers need some form of…

Myth 7

The FCC Revolving Door vs. The Open Internet – Make Your Voice Heard

View our latest infographic, “The FCC Revolving Door vs. The Open Internet,” for a detailed look at how the FCC’s revolving door has hurt the free and Open Internet. The FCC has extended the deadline for people to leave comments on their site…

The FCC Revolving Door vs. The Open Internet

Myth #6: Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “Even if my VPN Provider doesn’t own and operate the network I can still be anonymous.” Myth #5 revealed VPN providers that don’t own their servers can’t guarantee your privacy. However, providers who don’t own their network can’t guarantee…

Myth 6

Myth #5: Even if my VPN Provider uses Hosted or Cloud based VPN servers I can still be anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “Even if my VPN Provider uses Hosted or Cloud based VPN servers I can still be anonymous.” Many VPN providers say they “don’t log” but don’t own their servers. This needlessly exposes your data to 3rd parties. Learn the…

Myth 5

The PCLOB’s New Report on NSA Surveillance is a Disappointment

Earlier this month, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) released its long-awaited report on the National Security Agency’s surveillance of Internet and telephone communications under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008.

Myth #4: When my VPN Provider’s privacy policy says they “don’t log”, that means I am anonymous.

Today’s featured myth is, “When my VPN Provider’s privacy policy says they “don’t log”, that means I am anonymous.” Many VPN providers say they “don’t log” to mislead users into thinking they will be anonymous when using a VPN. Learn the reality behind…

Myth 4

Myth #3: When my VPN Provider advertises an “anonymous” service, that means they don’t log any identifying information about me.

Today’s featured myth is, “When my VPN Provider advertises an “anonymous” service, that means they don’t log any identifying information about me.” Many VPN providers use the word “anonymous” in their advertising to mislead users. Learn the reality behind Myth #3 and stay…

Myth 3

Myth #2: Anonymity and Privacy are the Same

Today’s featured myth is “Anonymity and Privacy are the same.” This is a common misconception and one we see often. In reality, there are crucial differences between privacy and anonymity that have important implications for VPN users. Learn the reality behind Myth #2…

Myth 2

I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 7 Myths Debunked

I am Anonymous When I Use a VPN – 7 Myths Debunked is the latest article featured in our “Take Back Your Internet” policy microsite. The “7 Myths” article addresses a disturbing trend in the VPN industry over the past year. More and…

VPN Myths

How to Safely Travel in the Era of Free WiFi

The summer vacation season is underway, and while you may be looking forward to taking a few days off work, the thieves, fraudsters and con artists of the world have no intention of doing so.

Be Safe This Summer - Travel Tips from Golden Frog