If you have ever taken interest in the Great Firewall of China, you have probably heard of Shadowsocks. It is often mistaken for a VPN-based technology — but while some of the functions overlap, Shadowsocks and VPNs are two completely different things. This article will help you understand the different aspects of the two technologies....
The US Senate has voted to allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell the web browsing histories and geolocation data of their customers to advertisers and partner companies. Yes, you read that right, your privacy is up for sale with the support of the US Senate. Nothing, it seems, is sacred, or private, anymore. So...
On July 28, one of the most anticipated boxing matches of the year will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. At 3:25pm PST, the build-up to the Lightweight Unification Fight between Garcia and Easter Jr. begins. With an undercard that includes Luis Ortiz vs Razvan Cojanu, this is sure to be a...
Recently, VPNs were banned in China and are now considered a crime by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). This comes as a hindrance to residents of China that have been using VPNs as a method to access various blocked websites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Understanding the Background Since VPNs are a...
If you took a look at this post on December 13th, you would have seen something very different. We decided to post about different IP leaks. So, why don’t we have that post anymore? A few VPNs contacted us and told us the research we presented isn’t fair to them. While we expected such reaction, we...
Smartphones are Necessary for Work With calendars and contact lists featured on even the most basic models, smartphones have become veritable Swiss Army knives for the modern world. If used effectively, they can streamline projects and improve employee efficiency. Often they are central to a business’s communication with customers, as well as employees, with many...
There’s no denying the fact we live in turbulent times. The surge in terrorism and cyberattacks, among other reasons, has led border authorities around the world to keep much tighter control over ports of entry. While border control is necessary, it’s definitely a nuisance. Even more so, it’s not just walking through security and X-raying...