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FCC Chairman Co-Opts Term Open Internet to Advocate for Flawed System. Here’s What He Got Wrong

You can’t have a discussion about the Internet in the United States these days without encountering the term “open Internet” or “net neutrality.” In the weeks since his appointment as Chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has been working to rewrite Internet regulations –…

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Debunking the FCC’s Myth of Competition  

With “Net Neutrality” on the FCC’s horizon, and the ongoing teeth gnashing since Congress officially repealed privacy protections for consumers from ISPs, what’s been largely absent from the discussion is any recognition to the root cause of the issue – little to no…

Your ISP Can Sell Your Data: What To Do Now

The United States recently killed regulations that would have protected you from Internet service providers (ISPs) snooping and selling your information to third parties. Now, many are asking what they should do to protect their privacy online. Here’s what you should do. We’re having…

Four things the FCC & FTC got wrong in their Washington Post Op-ed

In case you missed it, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen co-authored a piece justifying their effort to eliminate consumer privacy online, and offered an explanation as to why this action is for the greater good. While it is comforting…

How to delete your browsing history.

Improve Your Internet Privacy: Delete Your Browsing History

Internet browsers are so much a part of our lives, most of us don’t think twice about using them whenever we are searching online. While browsers are an extremely helpful tool, they also come along with risks. Aside from enabling you to quickly…

The dangers of public wi-fi.

Using Public Wi-Fi? You May Be At Risk!

When was the last time you used a public Wi-Fi network? If you’re like most of us, it’s probably very recently. While convenient, these networks (found all over the place – coffee shops, airports, etc.) are also frequently unsecured – meaning they pose great…

VPNs Illegal in China? Bad News for Business

The Internet is abuzz with news that VPNs, or virtual private networks, are now illegal in China. While there’s much alarm that the latest crackdown severely restricts Internet freedoms and increases censorship, the new regulations also have implications for businesses operating in and…

There are many dangers associated with public Wi-Fi.

Wi-Fi Not: The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

We’re all familiar with Wi-Fi, and the convenience it affords. Technically, Wi-Fi refers to a technology that enables computers and other devices to connect to the Internet and communicate wirelessly. Wi-Fi is configured using a wireless adaptor to create a “hotspot.” Once a connection…

VyprVPN Android App Stands Tall in Latest VPN App Study

A recent paper, “An Analysis of the Privacy and Security Risks of Android VPN Permission-enabled Apps” takes an in-depth look at over 250 Android apps that use the Android VPN permission – including VyprVPN. The paper examines apps available in the Google Play store, and…

Improve Your Internet Privacy: Delete Your Social Media Accounts

Social media accounts are a great way to share updates and stay in touch with friends – but they also have a darker side. Along with the benefits, social media sites can bring great privacy risks. Many users fail to consider just how much…