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The Government Actually Wants Encryption…But Only for a Select Few

The backdoor encryption debate in the United States has been going on for quite some time now. An important element in this debate that is often overlooked, however, is that this strong encryption which is under attack is actually encouraged and required for…

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2015: A Pivotal Year in the Online Privacy Battle

This year has been eventful, with the battle over online privacy – and the battle between governments and consumers over this privacy – in the forefront. From the hotly debated backdoor encryption issue in the United States, to the proliferation of Data Retention…

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Tell Congress to Reform ECPA

Last week we wrote about the encouraging bipartisan support for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), and progress being made towards a vote on updated legislation. ECPA sets the rules for when police and the government can read our email, look at…

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China Completely Blocks Wikipedia…Again

As reported by the International Business Times, China has blocked Wikipedia in “its entirety” – and this isn’t the first time. The site’s Chinese version was previously blocked, but now all versions of Wikipedia are blocked in China. China has made a practice…

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Another Great Firewall in the Works, This Time in Kazakhstan

Last week, news broke that the government of Kazakhstan is working on its own “Great Firewall” so it can intercept the Internet traffic and mobile data of its citizens. News broke in the form of a press release from Kazakhstan’s large telecom company,…

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It’s About Time: ECPA Reform Considered by US House Judiciary Committee

ECPA, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, was debated by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. The law was originally passed in 1986, and allows the government (law enforcement) to access digital communications, such as emails, without a warrant if they have been…

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OnlineCensorship.org Website Increases Transparency of Social Media Censorship

The EFF recently released a website – onlinecensorship.org – which aims to increase transparency into the online censorship that frequently takes place on social media sites. Onlinecensorship.org tracks content deletions and removals across major social sites (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) in an attempt…

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VyprVPN Not Affected by VPN Port Forwarding Vulnerability

It was recently reported that there is a vulnerability affecting VPN providers that allow port forwarding, which could reveal a user’s real IP address. We wanted to let our users know that VyprVPN is not affected by this vulnerability. What’s the Vulnerability? As…

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VyprVPN for Android Now Supports Android Pay. Easily Upgrade to Unlimited from within the App!

We are constantly striving to make encryption as easy and available to users as possible. After lots of hard work and development time, we’re happy to announce that VyprVPN for Android users can now use Android Pay in order to upgrade to a…

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We’ve Joined Forces with the Internet Infrastructure Coalition

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition)! As part of this partnership, i2Colition members can get VyprVPN service with 1 GB of free data for the first month and 500 MB recurring in subsequent months, plus 25%…