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Golden Frog Advocates for Competition, Innovation in Cable Set Top Box Market

Today, Golden Frog Co-Founder Ron Yokubaitis spoke at the Austin Technology Council’s roundtable on “Consumer Access, Content Competition, and the Cable Set Top Box Bottleneck: The final pro-innovation debate of the Obama Administration.” The panel brought together thought leaders in the space, including Gigi…

Alipay now available as a payment method for VyprVPN

New VyprVPN Payment Method: Alipay Now Available!

We’re excited to announce we’re expanding our payment method offerings, enabling VyprVPN users to pay in more ways from more countries around the world! The first new payment method we’re offering is Alipay, a digital wallet most often used in China. With this update,…

Facebook and Instagram blocked in Vietnam in response to protests

Facebook and Instagram Blocked in Vietnam in Response to Protests

Update – May 26, 2016: As reported in The Verge, the Vietnamese government restricted and blocked access to Facebook for a 4-day period during a visit by United States president Obama. The reasoning for this block – one of many in recent weeks –…

Social Media Blocked in Azamgarh India for 72 hours

Internet Blocked in India’s Azamgarh District for 72 Hours

The Times of India reported that Internet is blocked in Azamgarh, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The block comes as a result of riots that started Sunday. As explained in India Today, the block was enacted to “restrict rumour mongering and to…

The evolution of the encryption debate

The Evolution of the Encryption Debate

Encryption has been in the news a lot recently. Whether it’s Apple vs. the FBI, Microsoft suing the Justice Department, or Senators drafting bills to require mandatory encryption backdoors, encryption and cybersecurity are very hot topics lately. We’re taking a look at the…

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5 Reasons Why a VPN is Needed While on Vacation

Are you traveling somewhere exciting this summer? The amazing part about travel in the 21st century is that we can stay connected to everything that is happening at home, even if we are halfway across the world! However, with this luxury comes apprehension….

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As Connected Devices Increase, Children’s Privacy Concerns Do Too

There’s been a lot of buzz recently about children’s privacy online, both in regards to information being shared and collected and the security of various tech toys. In February 2016 security researches reported that tech firms aren’t doing enough to protect the online privacy and…

VyprVPN and Anonabox partner

VyprVPN Partners with Anonabox

We’re thrilled to announce that VyprVPN is now available on Anonabox Tunneler and PRO Devices. Anonabox offers innovative devices with the industry’s most robust layers of privacy and anonymity. We’re happy to be partnering with a company that’s committed to Internet privacy and freedom, and…

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WhatsApp Blocked in Brazil Again, this Time for 72 Hours

Update – May 3, 2:00 pm EST: As reported by Fortune, a judge has ruled to unblock WhatsApp in Brazil, overturning the “suspension” put into place by another judge yesterday. The ruling comes about 24 hours into the 72-hour ban, and returns service to…

Censorship in Africa is increasing

Internet Censorship In Africa

Censorship is increasing in Africa. From recent social media blocks during elections in Uganda, Congo and Chad to Ethiopia’s increasing control over the Internet, it appears censorship is on the rise across the continent. In many cases, state-owned telecoms have full control over the Internet and can…