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Canadian Telecom Giant Bell Wanted NAFTA to Ban Some VPNs

Bell wanted the privacy tools—which can also be used to access geo-blocked media—to be made unlawful under NAFTA.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.19
The Weakest Link

How to Use an iPod Touch as a Secure Device Instead of a Phone

From SIM-jacking, to SS7, to dodgy telco data selling, for some people an iPod may be a better security decision than using a normal phone.
Joseph Cox
11.12.18
Epic Games

Students Are Using VPNs to Play 'Fortnite' on School Wi-Fi

Dedicated gamers are using VPNs and remote desktop apps to bypass Wi-Fi restrictions.
Matthew Gault
4.19.18
Hacking

Meet the Hacker Who Busts Child Pornographers on the Dark Net

Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography, self-developed hacking tools, the police who ran the abusive sites—and why he comes up with the best ideas while dreaming.
Daniel Mützel
11.8.17
The Long Goodbye

The Scammy VPN We Investigated Has Disappeared From the Internet

Thus concludes, perhaps, this bizarre saga.
Nicholas Deleon
4.7.17
What Is Even Happening

I’ve Somehow Become Embroiled In a Byzantine VPN Scam

Does not compute.
Nicholas Deleon
4.6.17
That Escalated Quickly

Phony VPN Services Are Cashing in on America's War on Privacy

Sad.
Nicholas Deleon
4.4.17
State of Surveillance

Using a VPN Sucks

The problem isn’t just that VPNs aren’t great, it’s that Republicans have broken the damn internet.
Jason Koebler
3.31.17
VP What?

The Motherboard Guide to VPNs

What should you use to hide your internet browsing?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.24.17
Hacking

Hackers Hack Hacking Forum As Soon As It's Launched

That was fast.
Joseph Cox
1.19.17
News

Turks Are Flocking to Tor After Government Orders Block of Anti-Censorship Tools

As usual, online censorship seems to have a “Streisand effect” for tools that allow netizens to circumvent blocks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.7.16
News

Turkey Doubles Down on Censorship With Block on VPNs, Tor

The Turkish government takes its fight against the free flow of information online one step further.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.4.16
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