Poland introduces surveillance legislation

Poland Enacts New Surveillance Law

Last week, Poland signed some new anti-terror rules into law in an effort to increase security in the country. As with many similar laws, Poland cited terrorism as a reason for the legislation — but it poses some major risks to privacy and civil…

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The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is convenient, and oftentimes free. It’s prevalent, too, and is available in many frequently-visited locations around the world. What you need to be aware of is that with these convenient public Wi-Fi networks come great risks! When using these networks, you may…

Russia Internet Data Storage Law

Russia Proposes Increased Surveillance, Weakening Encryption

Russia, an already surveillance-prone country, has proposed new anti-terrorism legislation that would mandate Internet service providers (ISPs) store customer metadata for up to three years AND store the actual contents of customer communications for up to six months. This data would then be…

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What the UK’s Departure from the EU Means for Data Privacy and Security

Update – June 24, 2016: After a close referendum, the UK voted yesterday in favor of leaving the EU (52% v. 48%). As people start to worry what will happen to their cybersecurity, experts are stating that Britain’s cybersecurity should not have such a…

a history of VPNs

A Brief History of VPNs

1 in 4 people use a VPN in countries around the world. Their motivations vary, from a desire for privacy and security, to overcoming censorship, to improving streaming experience. But what is a VPN, and how did it come about? We’ve taken a…

Stop the proposed changes to rule 41

Join EFF’s Day of Action: Tell the Government to Stop Hacking Computers, Reject Changes to Rule 41

Golden Frog signed on to a coalition letter organized by EFF that aims to stop changes to Rule 41. The changes to federal Rule 41 would allow law enforcement to more easily “break into our computers, take data, and engage in remote surveillance.” The changes…

FCC net neutrality rules upheld by federal appeals court

FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

Earlier this week, the federal appeals court for Washington DC in the United States “upheld the legal authority” behind the FCC’s Open Internet Order, also referred to as net neutrality rules. This decision represents a “major victory” for those who advocate for the…

Co-CEO of Data Foundry and Golden Frog Receives i2Coalition Award for Internet Community Leadership

During the ceremony i2Coalition announced the award will also be named after recipient, referred to as “Ron Yokubaitis Award for Internet Community Leadership” in subsequent years Austin, TEXAS – June 15, 2016 – Data Foundry and Golden Frog Co-CEO Ron Yokubaitis received the i2Coalition’s…

Best VPN for the military

Top 3 Reasons a VPN is Essential for Anyone in the Military

A VPN offers a variety of benefits for anyone in the military. Keep reading to learn more, and be sure to take advantage of our special offer and receive 40% off VyprVPN now. 1. Protect your Privacy and Stay Secure While serving in the…

Ron Yokubaitis wins award for Internet Community Leadership

Golden Frog Co-Founder Receives i2Coalition Award for Internet Community Leadership

At the Smarter Internet Forum in Philadelphia PA, today, Golden Frog co-founder Ron Yokubaitis received an award for Internet Community Leadership. – i2Coalition Founder and Executive Director, Christian Dawson This award recognizes the groundbreaking work Ron has done for the Internet, starting back…