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Anonymous Surfing Software – The Debate Continues

Being anonymous online has been a heavily debated concept, with some people arguing that anonymous surfing is something that should occur, while others feel that it incites hatred, violence and anger. The truth is that things people say online can have dramatic emotional impacts on the people that they are targeted at. A lot of people have argued that the ability to remain anonymous online is directly related to the harassing behavior that...

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Anonymous VPN Services & The Freedom of Speech

It is easy to argue that anonymity on the internet is a bad thing. After all, lots of people use the ability to be anonymous on the internet to troll other internet users. Many people underestimate the significant emotional impact that the comments of other people while you are online can have. Despite this, anonymity is something to be valued, and there are many reasons why it is important that people retain their ability to be anonymous....

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People are finally waking up – You need a personal VPN for public wifi

As you might have guessed, because I have a website dedicated to news and products about online privacy and security, I follow the news and other websites on this topic.  Though in the past such articles were few and far between – coming from blogs like mine, about privacy online – recently a lot of tech blogs have picked up on the topic as well.  Just about every day I get news to my inbox (from Google Alerts) where some...

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Google taking a stab at our privacy – again

What can I say – I use Google every day. But with each new service comes more criticism about what they do with our data, and how much they know about us.  This very interesting article talks about Google’s new cloud storage app, Google Drive.  I guess Google has to be into everything. I can’t blame them – If I had the resources the have available to them, I would be developing awesome stuff too. However, they...

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ACTA and Internet Privacy – Monitoring The Internet On A Global Scale

I know I had a super interesting title and you prepped yourself for an in depth article on ACTA, but I can’t say that you’ll find it here. But I can say that you can find a great write up at Reuters.  With PIPA, SOPA, CISPA, and ACTA, it’s hard to keep track of who’s trying to track out internet these days.  One interesting thing I did learn from the article is that ACTA was not ratified in The US, Japan, or the 27...

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