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Senate Votes to Block FCC’s Broadband Privacy Rules

This afternoon, the United States senate voted 50-48 to kill regulations for broadband providers which were aimed at protecting consumer privacy. Initially passed in 2015, these FCC regulations were set to go into effect in early March. The FCC voted to stay the…

Golden Frog panel on online privacy SXSW 2017

How To Stay Private Online: Takeaways from our SXSW 2017 Panel

SXSW 2017 wrapped up this weekend, so we wanted to take a look back at the presentation our VP of Sales and Director of Marketing, Liz Kintzele, gave during the event. The panel, “You Are Not Anonymous. The Myth of Online Privacy,” explored common…

China Expands Social Media Censorship, Blocks Pinterest

China’s censorship under the Great Firewall increased yet again last week when the country added Pinterest to its list of blocked sites. Pinterest is a social media site that allows users to share images of things they like, which are dubbed “pins.” As…

Top 5 Scariest Revelations From the Latest WikiLeaks Report

WikiLeaks shocked the nation once again this past Tuesday by releasing thousands of documents to the American public, describing ‘secret’ operations performed by the CIA that are used to hack into computers, mobile devices, and much more. This latest reveal, dubbed ‘Vault 7’,…

Golden Frog panel on online privacy SXSW 2017

Golden Frog to Present Privacy Panel at SXSW 2017

Golden Frog is presenting at SXSW this year, and we couldn’t be more excited! Our VP of Sales & Director of Marketing Liz Kintzele will be presenting a panel about privacy and the myth of anonymity online: You Are Not Anonymous: The Myth…

FCC Blocks Regulations to Protect Consumer Internet Privacy

Yesterday was supposed to be the day the FCC’s landmark Broadband Privacy Rules to protect consumer privacy were put into place. But as you may have heard, these rules were blocked from taking effect by the new chairman of the FCC. The rules…

Internet censorship in Russia.

Internet Censorship in Russia: An Overview

As you’re likely aware, many countries in the world censor the Internet and place restrictions on what users can view. One country that engages in such censorious practices is Russia, which also participates in other restrictive practices including regulating news media and impinging on…

Golden Frog Not Impacted by Cloudflare Vulnerability

As you may be aware, a massive vulnerability in Cloudflare, a content delivery network that speeds up and protects websites connected to the Internet, occurred last week. As described by TechCrunch, the “serious bug” in Cloudflare’s software caused “sensitive data like passwords, cookies,…

how to delete your search history

Improve Your Internet Privacy: Delete Your Search History

Internet browsers are so much a part of our lives, most of us don’t think twice about using them whenever we search for information, images, websites or other details online. While search engines are an extremely helpful tool, they also pose many risks….

Mozilla releases Internet health report.

Internet Health Report Highlights Data to Inspire Action

Last month, Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, released an Internet Health report examining the state of the Internet. The report looks at key issues that impact us all in this increasing-connected world. Below we’ve outlined some key points of the report – many…