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VPN providers mad about Netflix crackdown but say they can evade it

From Ars Technica: VPN providers mad about Netflix crackdown but say they can evade it

Golden Frog’s president Sunday Yokubaitis was mentioned in an Ars Technica article about Netflix’s announcement that they will be cracking down on users that use proxies, unblockers and VPNs. “VyprVPN maker Golden Frog wrote a blog post protesting Netflix’s announcement, arguing that many…

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If Netflix Cracks Down on Proxies, Access to Content Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Lose

I was surprised at Netflix’s announcement yesterday that: “Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory. To address this, we employ the same or similar measures other firms do. This technology continues to evolve and we are evolving…

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Secure your Connection and Stop the Snoops – Stream with a VPN

As you browse online, your ISP monitors your activity and builds a profile of your Internet use. Third parties often snoop on you as well, collecting a variety of data and personal information. These practices also occur when you stream content, representing a…

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Use a VPN to Defeat the Increasing Fragmentation of the Internet

Access to streaming content is often restricted based on geo-location around the world. This can be a problem if you’re traveling, trying to access content from outside your country’s borders, or if your country imposes Internet censorship. Access to content is most commonly…

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Your ISP is Slowing you Down. Defeat Throttling & Peering with a VPN

When you’re online you want to browse, stream and download at maximum speed and without interruption. Yet all too often you find your Internet connection is slow. It’s not the speed you want, nor what you’ve signed up and paid for. A look at…

How to Watch the Hungarian Grand Prix Live Online

Due to the cancellation of the German Grand Prix, racing fans face an agonizing three-week wait until the next race – the Hungarian Grand Prix. The crashes, gambles, undercuts and tension in the recent British Grand Prix proved that Formula One is one…

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From ThreatPost: EFF Calls Out ISPs for Modifying StartTLS Encryption Commands

As Net Neutrality debates swirl, privacy advocates at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and VPN provider Golden Frog have gone public with a Federal Communications Commission filing that got more attention for accusations that Verizon FIOS customers were having their Netflix streaming service throttled…

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From Slate: When Netflix Pays ISPs for Faster Access, Its Service Gets … Faster

Golden Frog, which makes VyprVPN, had made a pretty stunning observation. The company presents evidence that ISPs are subtly working to block users’ attempts to implement encryption, perhaps because it is data-intensive. Read the full article: When Netflix Pays ISPs for Faster Access,…

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From Slate: Weirdly, Netflix Is Faster on Verizon FiOS if You Slow It Down

When Nederkoom connected to VyprVPN and started the test video, it streamed at 3 Mbps, or about 10 times the VPN-free speed. Read the full article: Weirdly, Netflix Is Faster on Verizon FiOS if You Slow It Down

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From TechHive: How a Netflix subscriber used VPN to thwart Verizon’s streaming slowdown

Through VyprVPN, the stream achieved Netflix’s maximum download rate of 3000 kbps. Read the full article: How a Netflix subscriber used VPN to thwart Verizon’s streaming slowdown