Privacy Companies Don’t Always Keep Your Data Private

And not all VPN providers are created equal. This week, we’re debunking myths about what privacy companies actually do with your data, and how VPN service providers can vary dramatically. Check out Myth #8 and Myth #9 to learn more now. Myth #8:…

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Google Currently Unblocked in China

There’s some big news in Internet censorship today – Google is reportedly unblocked in China. Blockedinchina.net, a website that reflects which sites in China are currently blocked, displays Google’s unblocked status in provinces around the country. The site is reportedly unblocked due to…

An Inside Job: How the IoT is Changing Home Security

Several articles have come out recently about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the privacy risks associated with it. Most devices on the IoT connect through Wi-Fi, so if your connection isn’t secure neither are those devices. This means things like your smart…

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SXSW 2016: Vote for Golden Frog’s Panels

Golden Frog submitted 2 panels to the SXSW PanelPicker this year, and we really want to be selected to present! The first panel is a group presentation with our friends from the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and SpiderOak titled “Online Privacy…

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Beyond the Wall: Escaping China’s Great Firewall

A recent op-ed in the New York Times by Murong Xuecun stated, “You shouldn’t let a wall decide what you know.” He was referring to the Great Firewall of China (GFW), and how important it is for Internet users in China to bypass…

Great Firewall of China Escape

Does Your VPN Provider Run Their Own Network?

Or do they rent their servers or use a hosting company? This week, we’re debunking two more VPN myths – Myth #5 and Myth #6. The main takeaway: if your VPN provider doesn’t run their own network, you are not anonymous. Myth #5:…

VPN Providers Rent Servers

To Secure All Your Devices At Home, Start With Your Router

How many devices in your home are connected to the Internet? It’s probably more than you think. From the TV streaming through your gaming consoles to your digital security system and thermostat, more and more devices around the house are connecting to the…

VPN Router App

Golden Frog’s Privacy Marketplace: Recommended Services and Special Offers

Did you know Golden Frog has a Privacy Marketplace? The Privacy Marketplace is our collection of recommended services and organizations that support online privacy, security and freedom. It’s a great place to go when looking for additional tools to protect yourself online. Many…

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AT&T, Shame on You for Helping the NSA Spy on Us

By Sunday Yokubaitis, President of Golden Frog The New York Times broke some disturbing news this weekend – telecom giant AT&T is a willing partner with the US National Security Agency (NSA), and has been helping the NSA spy on the Internet traffic of a…

NSA AT&T Spying on User Data

Happy Panamanian Golden Frog Day!

Image Credit: Brian Gratwicke Today is the 5th annual Panamanian Golden Frog Day! People across Panama and around the world are celebrating Golden Frog Day in honor of the beloved frog that’s a cultural and ecological symbol for the country. The golden frog…

Panamanian Golden Frog Day