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What is the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

The Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a trade agreement among 12 countries – the United States, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Its goal is to “deepen economic ties” among these nations to foster trade and…

United Arab Emirates Blocks Snapchat VOIP Calls

United Arab Emirates Blocks Snapchat VOIP Services

Last week, it was reported that Snapchat calling and video calling were blocked in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). UAE’s major telecom providers, Etisalat and du, blocked the features, which allow users to make calls or video calls from within the Snapchat app….

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Why VPN Use in Indonesia is So High

A recent Global Web Index study revealed that Indonesia has the highest percentage of VPN users out of all 34 countries examined. Below, we take a look at some of the reasons why. Why Indonesia? Indonesia has the 4th largest population in the world…

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WhatsApp Adds Encryption Everywhere

WhatsApp announced recently that they are now implementing end-to-end encryption for every form of communication on their service. This comes at a particularly important time, as Apple’s court battle with the FBI recently unfolded in the public eye. The FBI dropped their case against Apple,…

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Golden Frog Goes to DC (Again!) to Promote Online Privacy Legislation

We’re in Washington DC this week talking to Congress members about our 2016 legislative priorities to protect digital property. We’re also attending CDT’s Tech Prom annual dinner. Keep reading for more details, and be sure to follow us on social! The Issues We’ll…

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Infographic: Why You Need a VPN when Conducting Business on Wi-Fi

Learn about the necessity of using a VPN when conducting business on public Wi-Fi. To download, click on the image and then right-click to “save as.” You can also read our blog post to learn more about the dangers of conducting business on unsecured Wi-Fi.

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Take Control of your Network with VyprVPN Server

Last month we introduced the Beta of our newest product, VyprVPN Server. VyprVPN Server is a highly-secure, cloud VPN server that’s easy to set up. As our beta continues, we wanted to highlight some key features and uses for VyprVPN Server. If you haven’t…

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The Encryption Battle Continues: Google Ordered to Unlock 9 Android Phones

The FBI’s battle against Apple is over for the time being, but now the focus may be on Google. Court documents recently released by the ACLU show this isn’t the first time the Federal Bureau of Investigation has tried to order a tech…

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Chinese Law Proposes Banning Web Domains, Increasing Censorship

The Chinese government introduced a draft law that would increase Internet censorship in the country. The proposed rules would allow the government to ban Web domains that are not approved by “local authorities.” This could include the extremely common “.com” and “.org” domains….

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5 Places You’re Being Tracked Online

If you often surf the Internet, casually check your emails or browse through your social media feeds, chances are you’re being tracked in some way. Whether its advertisers logging user habits and creating a profile of you, or the government potentially snooping on…