More than half of Indonesia’s population uses the internet, but they don’t have anything close to open access to the worldwide web. Indonesia’s censorship laws give the government broad power to block hundreds of thousands of websites and images, including many that would be considered normal and inoffensive in many countries. For example, many messaging...
If you’re planning a trip and want to access your Netflix account while in Poland, or you’re a Polish expat who wants to unlock your favorite content from home, this article is for you. A VPN lets you bypass content geoblocks on streaming websites, banking portals, and other web services. Using a VPN also keeps...
Whether you live in Venezuela or will only be in the country temporarily, using a VPN has become vital every time you go online there. The last several years have seen dramatic increases in online censorship and spying by the Venezuelan government. In the midst of a national crisis that sees many Venezuelans struggling to...
Whether you live in Bolivia, intend to visit the country, or need access to services restricted to Bolivia, a VPN service will make your life easier. A VPN keeps your internet traffic private and gives you access to restricted sites and services. Your personal data, location, and browsing history remain secure. If you are a...
Whether you’re streaming your favorite shows, working remotely, or simply surfing the web it’s always a good idea to use a VPN to secure your connection; especially in Mexico. An online surveillance law passed in 2014 allows the Mexican government to collect and retain internet users’ detailed browsing data, severely threatening the online privacy of...
Ecuador has many things to boast about. Unfortunately, internet freedom isn’t one of them. Censorship, political attacks, monitoring, and hacking have all become commonplace in the country – with the government often issuing copyright notices or requesting personal details in order to shut down any dissenting political journalism or social media activity. If you live...
For many tech-savvy individuals, switching to Linux is the first step towards taking full control of your computer and minimizing exposure to intrusive corporate practices. Ubuntu is by far the most popular OS for those seeking an easy transition. Avid VPN users may need to take a second look at their current provider, however —...
Safely accessing the internet in Bangladesh is not easy, whether you are a resident or a visitor. Government surveillance of internet activity and violent retaliation against anyone who publicly criticizes the national constitution are very real threats. And because so many internet users in the country use public WiFi, hacking occurs frequently. Even if you...
Check Out These 3 Hidden Gems Near Marrakech! Looking for something just a little bit different to do on your next trip to Morocco? Maybe you’re not a fan of tourist traps, or you’d prefer to travel a little bit more off the beaten path. Whatever your reasons are, make your next trip to Morocco...
Huangshan is one of the most beloved tourist destinations in China. Situated on the East side, in the Anhui Province, and close to the mega-city of Shanghai. The Huangshan mountains (aka the Yellow Mountains) is a UNESCO World Heritage site, thought to have been formed 100 million years ago and has peaks reaching just over...