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A man has been arrested in China’s Jianshu province for distributing unlicensed VPN software as a result of China’s crackdown on VPNs.
Two standards have gained momentum to tackle weaknesses in TLS and DNS. Combined, these specifications could make online activity more opaque and illegible by default.
Though Apple promotes itself as a tech company that cares about privacy, it is steadily acquiescing to censorship requests from the Chinese government
NetProtect also owns IPVanish, StrongVPN, and Encrypt.me
Following a weekend of contentious presidential elections, Mauritania has gone almost completely offline.
Consumer data illicitly traded on the dark web is worth on average three times as much as it was at the start of the year, our investigation shows
European telcos already use deep packet inspection to monitor web traffic. Soon its use for surveillance and profiling could be enshrined in law
Fears of a censored internet are rising, as the government cites fake news and unlawful content in blocking internet access.
Current European law specifically bans deep-packet inspection, but European telcos are attempting to gain the right to examine the contents of their users’ communications
Encrypt.me, IP Vanish and StrongVPN are among the properties included in the deal as J2 Global looks to compile a complete privacy and security solution