Iraq protest November 2019

The Global Cost of Internet Shutdowns in 2019

Our report analyzes every major internet shutdown around the world in 2019 and reveals this growing trend cost the global economy over $8BN last year.

Samuel Woodhams
Simon Migliano
By Samuel Woodhams & Simon Migliano
Top10VPN Global Mobile VPN Report 2019

Global Mobile VPN Report 2019

There were over 480 million mobile VPN apps downloaded around the world in the last 12 months, an increase of 54% compared to the year before.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
ostriches with heads in the sand

Free VPN Investigations Update (August 2019)

We reviewed our Free VPN investigations and found 75% of all the apps we looked at still pose a risk to consumers - but Google and Apple continue to ignore our findings.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Free VPN Data Sharing: VPN apps in the Apple App Store

Free VPN iOS Apps Data Sharing Investigation

Apple has introduced strict new data-sharing rules for VPN apps but 80% of the most popular free VPN apps remain available in the App Store despite flouting them.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Dark Web Market Price Index June 2019 UK Update

Dark Web Market Price Index 2019 (June UK Update)

Changes to the dark web market landscape have driven up prices for stolen data. This update to the Index shows someone's identity could now be worth three times as much

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
GDPR, One Year On: 42% of US News Sites Block Visitors From EU

GDPR, One Year On: 42% of US News Sites Block Visitors From EU

We tested over 500 US news sites and discovered that, a year on from the introduction of the GDPR, 42% block out users in Europe entirely

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
Top10VPN and Open Rights Group UK ISP Blocked Websites Report Header

ISP Website Blocks: How Bad are the UK’s Web Filters?

Our study of UK ISP website blocks reveals charity, school and social support websites are among thousands of sites wrongfully blocked by overzealous content filters.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Dark Web Market Price Index – 2019 (US Edition) - header image

Dark Web Market Price Index – 2019 (US Edition)

This 2019 update to the Price Index shows hacked accounts are still cheap on the dark web: even big brands like Apple, Fortnite, Netflix and Airbnb cost less than $15.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Dark Web Market Price Index – 2019 (UK Edition) - header image

Dark Web Market Price Index – 2019 (UK Edition)

This update to the UK edition of Price Index reveals hacked accounts are still cheap on the dark web: even brands like Apple, Fortnite, Netflix sell for less than £10

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Free VPN Risk Index Android Apps Header Image

Free VPN Risk Index: Android Apps

The Risk Index put the 150 most popular free VPN Android apps to the test and discovered a disturbing number of privacy flaws.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
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