August 17, 2019

What is a VPN Kill Switch? Does Your VPN Need It?

You have probably come across the term “VPN kill switch” while researching for a Virtual Private Network to subscribe. Alternatively, you might already nave a VPN but never knew such a feature existed. If you are wondering what a VPN kill switch is, it is an added feature which typically comes with any […]
May 9, 2019

Chrome Browser Will Block Tracking Cookies With New Tools

Private web browsers really seem to be gaining more traction in 2019; and we are loving it! For all the Chrome users out there (who Chrome claims makes up two-thirds of all global browser market share) this is good news as Google announced that it is all set to release new tools that […]
April 19, 2019

Brave: the Privacy Browser Which Rewards Users Tokens As You Browse

Like many of you out there, you might be a Chrome browser addict, with Chrome usually being adopted as your main browser of choice for its convenient integration with Google services, extensions, and syncing across devices. But what if you could have a browser similar to your current Chrome one, but with faster […]
February 12, 2019

Are VPNs Illegal? Why Do Some Countries Ban VPNs?

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) serves a large number of purposes; mostly to encrypt your Internet traffic, secure your online connection for safe surfing, or enabling remote users of companies and education institutions to access a private network. If all these reasons for a VPN sound really good, how are VPNs illegal in […]
October 19, 2018

How To Download A Copy Of Your Data From Apple

Great news! After first being available for EU Apple customers to request a copy of their personal information, now Apple users in other countries can also download a copy of their personally identifiable data from Apple apps and services. Currently, besides the EU, this service is available to users in the US, Canada, […]
September 4, 2018

5 Eyes, 9 Eyes, 14 Eyes: Why It Matters For VPN Jurisdiction

If you read our previous article on what the 5/9/14 Eyes Alliance is, you may be interested to understand further how this affects a Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider you choose or its VPN jurisdiction. To briefly recap, the 5/9/14 Eyes Alliance is an alliance of countries representing one global-surveillance conglomerate with the […]
August 29, 2018

What is the Five Eyes Alliance (FVEY)?

If you have never heard of what is the Five Eyes Alliance until now, well settle down with your blanket and a torchlight, because this spooky tale about shadow governments may cause you to lose sleep. As you may know, many government organisations operate sovereignly from their respective governments, and by doing so, […]
July 10, 2018

3 Reasons Why the “Nothing to Hide” Argument is Invalid for Privacy

Would you ever find yourself saying, “I do not need to care about locking my bathroom door because I have nothing to hide while I poop”? Probably not. And yet, similarly, there are netizens out there still believing that privacy online is not a great deal of importance since you have “nothing to […]