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UK spying on citizens for 17 years

UK Surveils Citizens Illegally for 17 Years

The United Kingdom has been illegally conducting surveillance on citizens and their personal data for over 17 years. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal revealed last week that British “security agencies” were “secretly and unlawfully” collecting large amounts of personal data on United Kingdom citizens…

VyprVPN adds 15 new server locations.

VyprVPN Adds 15 New VyprVPN Server Locations

We’re excited to announce we’ve added 15 new VyprVPN server locations around the world. These servers add to our existing network of over 700 servers, and with these additions VyprVPN is now available in over 70 locations globally! The new server locations are…

Golden Frog Expands Global Server Network, Adds 15 New VyprVPN Server Locations

Online privacy company expands their VPN network with the addition of 15 server locations around the world. MEGGEN, SWITZERLAND – October 18, 2016 – Golden Frog, a company that fights for online privacy and an open Internet, announced today it has launched 15 new VPN…


Access Google Apps with VyprVPN

The Effects of Internet Censorship Many businesses do not properly prepare when employees are traveling to countries that heavily censor the Internet, such as China. Some organizations operating in China fail to understand just how pervasive government censorship is, and only discover this…

The ICANN IANA Transition

ICANN Transition Goes Into Effect

On October 1, 2016, the ICANN/IANA transition officially went into effect. This means the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) now controls the “address book” for the Internet. This address book includes the root zone database and the Internet’s domain name…

Turkey blocks access to cloud services.

Turkey Blocks Access to Cloud Services Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive

On October 8, Turkey blocked access to all major cloud services and some major code hosting sites within the country. Sites including Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive and GitHub were all blocked.The blocks were first reported by, and came in response to government…


The Surveillance Continues: Yahoo Scans Hundreds of Millions of User Emails

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, yet every new revelation about the United States government’s sweeping surveillance of citizens still creates a stir. On October 4, Reuters broke news that Yahoo was surveilling the email of hundreds of millions of users – on request…


National Cyber Security Awareness Month: October 2016

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! This annual campaign takes place in the United States, and 2016 marks the event’s 13th year. NCSAM is sponsored by, and is supported by the US government. The goal of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is to raise awareness about…

Smart TV Spying

“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….

Rule 41 Threat of Surveillance

Rule 41 Gets Closer to Law, Threat of Surveillance Increases

A few months ago, we joined groups urging action on Rule 41 – provisions that are part of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and would allow the government to hack and surveil citizens. The new rules are set to go into effect in…