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Hotspot Shield in Hot Water Over Deceptive Marketing, Privacy Violations

VPN provider Hotspot Shield (owned by AnchorFree) is under attack for misleading marketing and mistreatment of user information. On August 7, advocacy group Center for Democracy and Technology filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accusing Hotspot Shield of engaging…

Russia announces plan to outlaw VPNs.

First China, Now Russia: Putin Bans VPN Use in Russia

With an upcoming election in Russia, Putin is stealing a move out of the book China has so adeptly written with their Great Firewall. Russia this weekend signed a new law which prohibits the use of VPNs and proxies within the country. Anyone using these…

Russia announces plan to outlaw VPNs.

Russia Announces Plan to Outlaw VPNs

Big news out of Russia, as the country last week announced a plan to outlaw VPNs and proxy services. This latest ban comes as a measure to combat the spread of “extremist materials” and content from being distributed online. The VPN ban would be implemented…

China Announces Full VPN Ban in 2018, But VyprVPN Remains Accessible

Alarming, albeit unsurprising, news out of China today as the Chinese government announces a full-on VPN ban to take effect early next year. The government ordered the three largest, state-owned telecoms – China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom – to completely block access to…

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…

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…

Your ISP Can Sell Your Data: What To Do Now

The United States recently killed regulations that would have protected you from Internet service providers (ISPs) snooping and selling your information to third parties. Now, many are asking what they should do to protect their privacy online. Here’s what you should do. We’re having…

States pass legislation following ISP privacy vote

States Propose Legislation to Address ISP Privacy Concerns

In response to the United States’ vote to block the FCC’s regulations governing ISPs and consumer privacy, many state legislatures are taking action. Since the vote last week, we’ve seen numerous states introducing their own measures to enact consumer privacy protections since the…

UpTown Radio

From UpTown Radio: Internet Service Providers Are Buying Your Data, and Scammers Are Pretending to Protect It

Golden Frog’s president Sunday Yokubaitis was interviewed on UpTown Radio in response to the recent vote that ISPs can continue to sell and share consumer data without permission. In this interview, he talks about the recent news, the VPN market and how VPNs…