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Policy

Introducing the Golden Frog Policy Page

We’re excited to introduce a new Policy section on our website, located at https://www.goldenfrog.com/policy! As many of you already know, at Golden Frog we’re dedicated to advocating for policies that preserve a free and open Internet experience for users around the world. It’s one…

Disney is being sued for allegedly using private data from children's smartphones to fuel their advertising campaigns.

Disney Sued for Violating Children’s Privacy in Gaming Apps

Disney has made headlines this month for allegedly violating the privacy rights of countless children. According to a recently-filed lawsuit, Disney has been collecting data from the smartphones of children using their mobile gaming apps, and then turning around and using that data to…

Golden Frog and Freedom House Partner to Provide Tools Protecting Internet Privacy and Freedom

Golden Frog and Freedom House Partner to Provide Tools Protecting Internet Privacy and Freedom

MEGGEN, SWITZERLAND – 8/16/17 – Golden Frog and Freedom House today announced plans to jointly assist democracy activists by strengthening their online privacy and improving their internet access, increasingly important issues in authoritarian states. “Practices like surveillance and censorship continue to increase globally, while privacy protections are on the decline,” said Sunday Yokubaitis,…

China is increasing its Internet censorship, and we're sharing a timeline of events leading up to the current state of Internet censorship in China.

The Great Firewall Gets Stronger: China Ramps Up Internet Censorship in 2017

China has been increasing Internet censorship over a period of years, and although the country has implemented blocks and one-off censorship events in the past it feels different this time. The events occurring, and the rapid succession in which they’re occurring, indicates the…

Information Collection

What Information is Being Collected About You?

Whether it’s your favorite social media platform or your trusted email provider, you’re more than likely unsafe from data collection. Many popular services in 2017 are collecting a great amount of detailed information on their users, including you. We’re taking a deeper look into…

Gmail to Stop Scanning Inboxes of Free Users

Gmail to Stop Scanning Inboxes of Free Users

Big news for Gmail, as they announced they’re halting all inbox scanning later this year – meaning they will no longer scan the contents of email communications. The announcement comes as the privacy debate heats up across the globe. Google has faced a…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Golden Frog Signs Letter Supporting Open Internet Order

Golden Frog (and our sister companies) have signed on to a letter to the Chairman of the FCC affirming our support for the Open Internet Order, and opposing its repeal. This letter is being authored by many ISPs, and as Golden Frog’s founders…

Countries Crack Down on Encryption, Reignite Privacy Fears

Improve Your Internet Privacy by Adding VyprVPN to All Your Devices

VyprVPN works to improve your Internet privacy on all of your devices, so you will never need to worry about being protected only SOME of the time. When you use VyprVPN on your smartphone, desktop, tablet and other devices, you’re encrypting your connection…

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Opting Out: How to Disable Settings to Protect Your Privacy

With all the recent buzz around Internet privacy and news that ISPs can continue to collect information about Internet users and even sell it, you might be (rightfully) worried about how your information is being collected and used online. There’s been a lot…

Golden Frog Goes to DC

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…