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COVID-19 VPN Demand Statistics

This report identifies the emerging trends in VPN demand following seismic changes to how we live and work due to the pandemic. It will be updated regularly.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
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COVID-19 Digital Rights Tracker

This live tracker documents new measures introduced in response to COVID-19 that pose a risk to digital rights around the world.

Samuel Woodhams
By Samuel Woodhams
Global VPN Usage Report 2020

Global VPN Usage Report 2020

31% of internet users worldwide use a VPN, according to our new global VPN usage statistics report, which features rich insights into VPN user behavior.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
US Trade Show to Promote Controversial Chinese Companies

US Trade Show to Promote Controversial Chinese Companies

This report analyzes more than 800 companies exhibiting at the ISC West trade show and uncovers a host of controversial Chinese companies due to be in attendance.

Samuel Woodhams
By Samuel Woodhams
US Election 2020: Which Candidates Track You Most Online?

US Election 2020: Which Candidates Track You Most Online?

Our investigation into US presidential election campaign websites reveals 75% of Democrat candidates track site visitors more than Donald Trump does.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano
Home Office to Host Controversial Surveillance Companies

Home Office to Host Controversial Surveillance Companies

This investigation reveals the controversial companies and potentially repressive technologies that are due to be on display at next month's event.

Samuel Woodhams
By Samuel Woodhams
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
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