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COMMUNICATION

China VPN Ban Finally Here: What Does it Mean?

Millions in China have just lost access to the global internet now the VPN ban is finally in effect. The nation has the most VPN users in the world thanks to strict censorship by a government that until now turned a blind eye to use of the privacy software. We take a look at what's happened and what it means.


March 29, 2018
7 mins
COMMUNICATION

Why Facebook Messenger Kids Is A Bad Idea

Facebook touts its new Messenger Kids app as a safe way for kids to use the popular platform that's compliant with strict kids advertising rules. Dig deeper though and a more disturbing picture emerges of collecting and profiting from kids data that while legal will be worrying parents.


January 17, 2018
4 mins
COMMUNICATION

What Happens if FCC Votes to Kill off Net Neutrality?

Despite zero support outside of cable companies set to profit from the repeal of net neutrality and fierce public opposition, the FCC, led by Ajit Pai (pictured), is set to vote through a plan to do just that. Find out what this momentous change will mean for your internet experience.


December 11, 2017
5 mins
COMMUNICATION

Apple FaceID? “No Thanks!” Say UK Consumers

Apple’s Face ID may just be a hit with the earlier adopters as only two in five Brits think it is a good idea, according to exclusive research for Top10VPN.com. We also discovered that 79% of Brits prefer fingerprints or passcodes to facial recognition.


November 09, 2017
5 mins
COMMUNICATION

Australia on Encryption: “I’m with Stupid”

Australia is following in the footsteps of the wrong-headed UK in trying to undermine encryption. In the ostensible bid to fight terrorism, Australia is the latest to risk the security that allows much of the web to function.


October 27, 2017
4 mins
COMMUNICATION

Email Survived This Long, but Lack of Privacy Will Kill it Forever

Email has survived the sounding of its supposed death knell more than once over the years but a slew of privacy issues and an increasing trend for younger users to use other platforms could finally seal its fate.


September 28, 2017
4 mins
COMMUNICATION

Can You Really Trust Whatsapp with Your Secrets?

With a new business service rumored, we ask whether you should trust Whatsapp with your most sensitive data. It may offer end-to-end encryption but the Facebook-owned app has come under fire from privacy advocates.


September 26, 2017
3 mins
COMMUNICATION

Facial Recognition? We’ll Stick to a Passcode, Thanks

Facial recognition for device security has stepped into the spotlight with the launch of the iPhone X. Despite the convenience factor, there are significant security question marks about using the technology in this way.


September 15, 2017
5 mins
COMMUNICATION

Supreme Court Must Protect Location Data

The Supreme Court has the chance to fix the discrepancy in privacy laws that means police don't need a warrant to access your phone's location data. It must take it, as the alternative is unthinkable.


August 02, 2017
4 mins
COMMUNICATION

Big Cable’s Fake Support for Net Neutrality

Is there no low Big Cable won't stoop to? Find out how the US carriers unashamedly tried to hijack the recent Net Neutrality day of action for their own ends.


July 20, 2017
4 mins
COMMUNICATION

A WhatsApp Ban Would Make You Less Safe

Not only would a "Whatsapp ban" utterly fail to prevent terrorism, undermining encryption would have a series of unintended consequences that would leave us all worse off.


July 10, 2017
4 mins