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“Pay for Privacy” Model Discontinued by AT&T

In August, there was quite a stir when United States telco provider Comcast asserted they should be able to charge users more for privacy, endorsing a business model in which privacy is a “luxury” and comes at an additional cost to the consumer….

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Rule 41 Gets Closer to Law, Threat of Surveillance Increases

Update – November 29, 2016: If no action is taken, Rule 41 and it’s alarming hacking provisions will go into place in two days, on December 1, 2016. This rule is particularly concerning for anyone who uses a VPN, Tor or even disables location settings…

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From VPN Mentor: Providing People with Privacy, Security & Access to a Free and Open Internet

This interview was originally published on VPNMentor.com – view the full article. Golden Frog’s VP of Sales and Director of Marketing spoke to VPN Mentor about VyprVPN and the VPN industry in general. An except from the interview is included below. Who would typically…

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NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Seeks Pardon

Last week, several groups (ACLU, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International, among others) launched a campaign seeking pardon for Edward Snowden. This campaign asks President Obama to pardon Snowden, the NSA whistleblower whose name has become synonymous with privacy and Internet rights. Snowden…

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PPTP Protocol No Longer Supported by Apple – L2TP Now Available to VyprVPN Basic Users

With the introduction of their latest macOS, Sierra, Apple has removed support for the PPTP VPN protocol. As a result, we have made the L2TP/IPsec protocol available to all VyprVPN basic users on both Mac and Windows, effective immediately. L2TP/IPsec is secure and fast,…

Golden Frog Collaborates with Smithsonian’s Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project

Golden Frog and Smithsonian’s Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project Raise $50,000 for Panamanian Golden Frogs!

We did it! We recently wrapped up our Fight for Frogs campaign, and met our goal to raise a total of $50,000 to support the endangered Panamanian golden frog. The golden frog (among other amphibians) is suffering from a chytrid fungus that is wiping the…

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3 Reasons To Use VyprVPN’s Connect on Untrusted Wi-Fi Feature

Have you tried VyprVPN’s Connect on Untrusted Wi-Fi feature yet? Here are three good reasons why you should. It’s automatic. You don’t have to remember to connect to VyprVPN every time you encounter a new public Wi-Fi network! VyprVPN will automatically recognize untrusted networks and do…

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Net Neutrality Guidelines Released in the EU

Last week the EU released its net neutrality implementation guidelines – the result of over 3 weeks of debate (and years of work) on the topic. They were passed by the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC), and come after a public…

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WhatsApp to Share User Data with Facebook

Update – September 2016: WhatsApp has been banned from sharing data with Facebook in Germany, an official decision that comes about a month after the announcement that WhatsApp would share user data with their parent company. This ruling was put into place because the…

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Singapore Examines Legality of VPN Technology, Considers Outlawing VPNs

Authorities in Singapore are reviewing VPN technology, to determine its legality within the country. The review comes as part of Singapore’s proposed changes to their Copyright Act, which has not been updated since 2004. The current law does not include any mention of…