Twitch.tv is all fun and games, until someone denies you access. The wildly popular service lets you live stream your favorite video games, e-sports competitions, music broadcasts, and more – all while interacting with top streamers in real time. The problem is, you might find your access to the site’s content blocked for a variety...
Australia is at the back of the line when it comes to streaming and internet privacy. We pay full price for streaming services, but we’re only able to stream half the available content. And we’re at risk because our government can access our private data without a judicial warrant. Australia is a member of the 5/9/14-Eyes...
In Thailand, your internet activity is closely monitored. A single comment or shared news article on social media can have serious legal consequences. In 2016, a law student and activist received a five-year prison sentence for sharing a BBC documentary that was considered unflattering to the Thai Royal Family. Links to that documentary were temporarily...
Whether you live in New Zealand or are just visiting, you are probably sick of territorial restrictions that block your access to Netflix and other great web content. That’s why even though New Zealand has minimal censorship, you need a good VPN to get secure, reliable access to geoblocked content. The best VPNs also provide...
Online fraud is a growing concern in Europe, making a VPN a must – regardless of whether you’re a visitor using public Wi-Fi or a lifelong resident of one of one of the many European countries looking to torrent safely and access geo-blocked content. A VPN allows you to secure your connection and reduce the...
A VPN is an amazing software tool that encrypts your data and lets you browse the web securely. But did you know that a lot of VPNs come with Firefox extensions? For those of us who prefer to use Firefox, having a VPN extension is a must. Instead of minimizing your browser, turning on your...
Brave Browser is a security-focused web browser that promises unparalleled privacy for users. Unlike most web browsers, it blocks user tracking and data collection, while offering a built-in adblocker.  Created by the co-founder of Mozilla and inventor of Javascript, and completely open-source, it has serious privacy credentials.  But just like it’s competition, Brave Browser has...
If you don’t want to pay for a VPN during your next trip to China—or you’re a resident looking for a no-cost solution—there are plenty of free options out there. But finding one that actually works in the country and keeps you secure at the same time isn’t quite as easy. Remember: Every free VPN...
It’s hard to find a free VPN that can bypass BBC iPlayer’s geoblocks so you can watch it from outside the UK. That’s where I come in. I put together a definitive list of the best free VPNs for BBC iPlayer that still work in 2020 so you can start watching His Dark Materials, Drag...
Online threats are everywhere these days, and that means VPNs – virtual private networks – are becoming a necessity for all internet users. A good VPN masks your activity and helps you stay hidden online, protecting you from identity fraud, viruses, information harvesting, and even government surveillance. However, some ISPs, websites, and online services, including...