censorship in china

Radio Silence As China’s VPN Ban Deadline Arrives, Passes

We’ve been anticipating it for months – the date China’s much talked-about VPN ban is set to take effect. China introduced plans to ban VPNs, or virtual private networks, nearly a year ago now, and there’s been much debate and speculation on the ban in the…

All About Golden Frog: Modern Offices, With A View

Most employees of Golden Frog and our sister companies work out of brand new, modern offices in Austin, Texas. Located mere minutes from downtown with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the gorgeous Austin skyline, our offices offer an open floor plan, café area, on-site gym,…

censorship in china

Cat and Mouse Continues In China, As VPN Ban Deadline Looms

As you’re likely aware, China’s VPN ban is set to go into effect on March 31. It was initially slated to take effect on February 1, 2018. The ban applies to all unregistered VPNs, with foreign providers expected to be hit the hardest….

Introducing Golden Frog Policy Highlights

Policy Highlight: CLOUD Act (S 2383 / HR 4943)

The CLOUD Act passed thorugh both the United States House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday, as part of a larger omnibus spending bill. What Is The CLOUD Act? The CLOUD Act will, in brief, allow the United States to gain access to…

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,…