Discord is the free, all-in-one voice and text chat built just for gamers. Simplifying chats between teammates on multiplayer online games, it’s trusted by over 250 million users.  You probably already know this.  You may also know that despite offering robust security and chat privacy, Discord is not the perfect solution. Hackers and criminals can...
If you’ve been trying to watch NRK.no or TV2 Sumo outside of Norway, you might have been denied access to your favorite shows. You can also run into issues if you try to access your Norwegian bank accounts from abroad. Many Norwegian TV shows, news services, streaming sites, and banking services are restricted to users...
If you’re outside Germany, you might have trouble watching shows on ZDF or Das Erste. Websites read your IP address to determine where you’re browsing from. If they don’t see a German IP, some sites limit or block your access. With a foreign IP, you could even be locked out of your German bank account. The...
Accessing Vietnamese music and movies from outside the country can be difficult. Your foreign IP address is the reason you can’t watch the latest Tran Thanh comedy on Netflix Vietnam, or sing along to Khoi My’s latest radio single. To reach the content you want, you need a Vietnamese IP address. However, because of the government’s tight...
Listed as an ‘Enemy of the Internet’ by Reporters without Borders, Vietnam has some of the strictest internet access laws in the world. Censorship laws in Vietnam are supposed to restrict politically or religiously sensitive content, along with violent or sexually explicit material. In reality, you may face issues while accessing journalism websites, human rights...
You might have issues staying up to date with the latest news on TTV or logging on to your banking portals if you’re outside Taiwan. An error message or notification that you can’t access certain pages on websites indicates that you’ve likely hit a geoblock. Some sites prevent you from accessing their websites if you’re...
Are you a French citizen concerned about your country’s data retention laws, and what those laws mean for your online privacy? Or are you just frustrated that you can’t access US Netflix, HBO, the BBC iPlayer, and other content from all over the world? Perhaps you plan to travel outside France and need a way...
If you’re outside Venezuela and have financial commitments there, you will have difficulties using your bank accounts or paying bills online. You might also face restrictions on communicating with or sending money to loved ones. Recent government crackdowns on the country’s financial sector make it impossible to access your money in Venezuela without a Venezuelan IP address....
The all-time-favorite Pride and Prejudice is now available on Netflix. There’s a catch though: you’ll only be able to gaze at Mr. Darcy if you’re in the UK or Japan. Netflix has different catalogs of movies and shows depending on region, and it geoblocks content so that you can only access the catalog that’s available...
Online security and data privacy are two of the hottest topics there is in IT at the moment. Supporting a global industry that is predicted to top $200 billion by the end of the decade, there is no shortage of analysis, comment and discussion to be found on the latest threats and how they can...