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Are VPNs legal to use?

Are VPNs Illegal?

There are a lot of things people can do online that aren’t legal. Downloading pirated movies, for example, is one of them. Many people have heard about VPNs, or virtual private networks. They know using a VPN can hide their IP address, masking a person’s actual location. And it works! If you’re in New York…

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Staying Anonymous Online

Anonymizer Anonymous Surfing Review

Anonymizer Anonymous Surfing is a computer software program that provides a method for privately browsing internet websites. Simply put, it means that you are able to use the Internet without being identified; or, in other words, it allows you to maintain internet anonymity. Internet anonymity means that you are not giving anyone the opportunity to…

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Online Privacy Tips

Let’s be clear: There is no privacy on the Internet. There could always be someone watching where you go and what you do online. And if you think you don’t have anything to hide or are not important enough to be spied on, you may have to change your mind. In fact, for those who…

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A Recap of the Top Breach Stories in 2018

Worst Data Breaches of 2018

2018 Gave Us Plenty of Hacker News and More Concerns About the Security of Our Personal and Financial Data A major breach of consumer data (your information!) and other troublesome and massive hack attacks are nothing new—and it’s sad we’re getting used to data breach stories. But 2018 saw a surge in reported breach incidents…

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7 Scary Truths About the Internet

Why Use a VPN? Because the Internet Has 7 Serious Built-in Flaws.

Why should you use a VPN, Because as great as the Internet is, it has many drawbacks that hit close to home. In other words, the quirks and downside of our online connections can affect us in real ways.You’re probably wondering if this is more hype than fact. It’s not an exaggeration. Let’s look at seven very real weak-points of the Internet.

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Think Twice Before Doing Any These 4 Crazy Things On A Work Computer

Avoid These 4 Crazy Things on A Work Computer

The typical office worker spends an average of 45+ hours a week at work…or on work. And these days, with everything being networked and accessible, most of that time is spent working on the company computer. Of course, many companies today like providing laptops and even tablets to their employees so they can take their…

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Does Your VPN Feed Information to an

The Five Eyes Alliance. How Countries Band Together to Share Secrets

There are five English-speaking countries who agree help each other out when it comes to tracking down illegal information on the internet. It’s called the Five Eyes Alliance.

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How does geolocation work?

W3C Browser Geolocation

If you’ve looked at an iPod, iPhone, or other smartphones, if you’ve used the Firefox, Chrome, or Opera browsers, or if you’ve used Google in the past couple of years, you’ve probably seen something that points out your location. Indeed, Google has long been able to target local results to your searches based on where…

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