All About Golden Frog: Why Work For Us?

Golden Frog is not the kind of trendy start-up most people consider when contemplating Austin, Texas. To begin with, we’re not really a startup—though we might still feel like one on principle. We’re a small company with big business and we’ve been proving…

net neutrality

San Francisco Appeals Court to Hear Challenges Against FCC

Back in February, we reported that over 20 states are suing the FCC in an effort to reverse the repeal and preemption of state laws. Additional suits have been filed by companies and organizations such as Free Press, Mozilla Corp., Vimeo, Inc., Public Knowledge and the Open…

VyprVPN Cycles Protocols Automatically

Connection Issues? VyprVPN Cycles Protocols Automatically to Keep You Up and Running

We recently updated the VyprVPN app to include a valuable new feature which works behind the scenes to troubleshoot any connection issues you may have. When you have a connection issue, our Automatic Troubleshooting feature identifies the issue and automatically cycles through protocols to find…

censorship in china

Apple Continues To Condone, Comply with Chinese Censorship

Apple created quite a stir a few months back when they pulled 60+ major VPN applications from their App Store in China. This move came at the request of the Chinese government and left many shaking their heads at Apple’s willingness to not…

Golden Frog's policy dictionary

Golden Frog’s Policy Dictionary

The Golden Frog policy dictionary outlines common terms used to describe the issues we care about – terms we reference all the time, but recognize not everyone is so familiar with. Below you will find terms for: Encryption, Open Internet, Censorship, Surveillance, Privacy. Encryption…

Take Back Your Internet 2018

SXSW 2018 Take Back Your Internet Event Recap

This year, Golden Frog held our annual Take Back Your Internet panel and party with Giganews and Data Foundry on March 9th during the opening night of SXSW. Hosted at the Texas Public Policy Foundation a mere 352 yards from the Austin State Capitol,…

China Firewall

China Imposes Another VPN Block, VyprVPN Restores Service Rapidly

The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections March 10 around 9pm CST. The latest round of censorship comes just one week after their previous block, and occurred around the same time of day. This latest block occurs during a big conference in China, an annual meeting of China’s national legislature…

censorship in china

US Expresses Trade Concerns About China’s Cybersecurity Laws

In advance of the onset of China’s latest (and strictest) Internet regulations yet, the United States is expressing concern. These new restrictions, set to go into effect on March 31, 2018, put forth new guidelines on the use of VPN services and Internet…

China Firewall

VyprVPN Service in China Restored After Latest Round of Blocking

The Chinese government began blocking VyprVPN connections via IP blocking on March 3, around 10pm CST. The latest round of censorship occurred in conjunction with a major meeting in China, called the “Two Sessions,” which is an annual meeting of the country’s national…

censorship

New Censorship Bill in Turkey Shows Further Contempt for Digital Rights

A proposed Internet censorship law which would bring regulatory power of online content, including YouTube, Netflix, and personal social media accounts, under the domain of Turkey’s Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), passed the Turkish Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission late last month….