Open Internet

John Oliver Tackles Net Neutrality, Encourages Action Against FCC Plan to Repeal Open Internet Principles

As you may have heard by now, comedian John Oliver recently addressed net neutrality on his show, rallying against the FCC and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to dismantle existing net neutrality regulations. (for a refresher on what these regulations are, view here)….

Introducing Outfox: An Optimized Gaming Network

We’re thrilled to announce that the team behind Golden Frog has just launched a new product – Outfox! Outfox is an optimized gaming network that routes your traffic through our network to improve connection stability, decrease lag and lower ping. Outfox increases your speed and improves overall…

Golden Frog Visits DC to Talk Privacy, Open Internet in 2017

We had a great week in Washington DC, meeting with trade groups and congressional leaders to talk policy, privacy and how we can all work together on the issues Golden Frog cares so deeply about. Here are some highlights from our trip: Met with…

Golden Frog Meets with Congressman McCaul, Discusses Business Implications of Privacy Regulations

Our trip to Washington DC continues! We synced up with Congressman Michael McCaul’s staff this morning, and had an interesting conversation about the business implications of the United States’ current privacy regulations — or lack thereof. Many companies in the United States are…

Golden Frog Attends i2C Breakfast, Talks Email Privacy Act with Congressman Yoder

As our visit to Washington DC continues, we’re enjoying breakfast with our friends at i2Coaltion and Congressman Kevin Yoder. We’re talking about the Email Privacy Act, or the bill to update ECPA (the Electronic Communications Privacy Act). As you may recall, the Email…

Golden Frog Stops By US Department of Commerce to Talk Privacy

As part of our visit to Washington DC this week, we stopped by the U.S. Department of Commerce this morning. While there, we joined 30 other tech leaders for a presentation on all things privacy and security as they relate to the department….

Senate and House Block FCC's Privacy Regulations for ISPs

FCC Reveals Plan to Eliminate Net Neutrality Rules for Broadband Providers

In a disturbing trend that would further eliminate consumer protections when browsing online, as well as remove any accountability to broadband providers, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today announced his plans to eliminate the Open Internet Order of 2015. The Open Internet compromise, more…

encryption under attack in france elections

Encryption Under Attack Again, This Time During Elections In France

Well, it’s official. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are the final two candidates facing off for the French presidency on May 7th. As the race continues on there’s a lot of buzz around various issues – and encryption is one of them. Macron…

Russia Proposes Banning VPNs That Don’t Comply with Censorship Rules

Russia’s latest draft bill increases censorship (again). The law proposes blocking anonymous proxies – including VPNs – that do not prohibit access to forbidden websites in the country. To operate, any such “anonymizing” services would have to block sites listed on the Roskomnadzor’s…

Senate votes down FCC privacy regulations

Congressman Says “Nobody Needs to Use the Internet” – We Disagree

This week, Rep Jim Sensenbrenner said he didn’t believe Congress needed to enact Internet privacy guidelines because nobody needs to use the Internet. Yes, you read that right – he said nobody needs to use the Internet. As many were quick to point…