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 […]
June 14, 2018

How Ads Keep Finding You Online Even In Incognito & Cross Platforms

We have all experienced online advertisements which seem to follow us around on the Internet, be it on Facebook, Instagram, Google or Twitter. It could be that one ad you clicked through once for a watch (or perhaps you did not even click through it but it appeared on your Sponsored posts), and […]
January 25, 2018

10 Best Tips Anyone Can Use to Stay Anonymous Online

You do not have to be a James Bond secret-agent type, or a black hat hacker; we have all surely done things online where the merit of online anonymity would have been a great value to us. We have plenty of good reasons to care about our privacy and security online, considering how […]
October 15, 2015

Why the public needs to sit up for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

If you have not heard about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, you are probably not alone. This legally binding trade agreement reached on 5th October 2015 between 12 countries (United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Mexico, Chile and Peru) has been negotiated entirely behind closed doors by […]
May 26, 2015

Google files creepy patent for toys that can watch and record you.

The Internet of Things (IOT) revolution is here…Most people have a common conception of IOT as fridges telling you when you’re running low on milk, thermostats automatically controlling temperature, washing machines that tell you when the laundry is done and other mundane tasks. Google’s new patent filing shows a creepier side of IOT, […]