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Internet censorship in the world

Nowadays, we tend to take Internet for granted, especially in developed countries.We can hardly imagine our lives without access to the web, everywhere and somewhat immediately. However, the situation is not the same in many parts of the world with pervasive censorship in many countries, mainly to limit the freedom of access to information. We

The Many Benefits of Using a VPN

There are many benefits of using a VPN and there has never been a better time to start protecting yourself online, with cyber attacks and data breaches occurring all over the world. The easiest and most secure way of protecting yourself online is by signing up for a VPN service, but there is a lot

Tools, Technology and Internet Filtering

Internet filtering is good, it can be bad and sometimes it is real ugly. Read on to find out what you need to know, including how to bypass it. Internet Filtering For Dummies Internet filtering, yet another one of those techie buzzwords that sounds like a good thing, but do you really know what it

Internet censorship, insecurity in Thailand

In Thailand, there is much insecurity as Internet is not yet so developed: broadband and 3G Internet access is still poor, security is lacking but the country is known for its pervasive censorship. Outside Bangkok and major cities, Internet access is extremely slow. Internet cafés are popular and common in Thailand, especially in major cities.

Is using a VPN in China illegal?

If you are going to travel to China or be an expat there, here are some facts that you need to know about Chinese internet censorship. You might wonder if a VPN is illegal in China, so let’s go and check it. China is seen as the king of Web filtering with its famous Great

Countries Where VPN Use is Prohibited

What is a VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a network technology that develops a secure online connection over both private networks as well as the entire Internet, allowing users to access websites that are normally restricted or blocked for different reasons. Multinational companies, educational institutions (for research purposes) and federal governments utilize VPN

Public Anonymity In Danger Due to Facial Recognition

FindFace, a newly released smartphone app, has taken Russia by storm and is potentially putting public anonymity in danger due to facial recognition. The app, developed by Artem Kukharenko and Alexander Kabakov, allows users to photograph people and work out their identities, with reliability sitting around 70%. It works by comparing photographs with the social media