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Lately, rumors and accusations are being thrown at NordVPN. The short version is that NordVPN is owned by the Lithuania-based Tesonet, and that this is a data mining company. We were worried when we first heard this story, since our users regularly recommend NordVPN for being a highly secure and dependable provider. It’s extremely important...
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offers a 45-day money back guarantee on all its plans. In fact, their website clearly states that this 45-day refund policy applies even to the monthly plan. But would a company really give you up to 45 days to claim a refund when you only paid for 30 days of service? And do they really...
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Have you been trying to catch the latest news or watch your favorite program on BBC in China, but can’t access any of the BBC’s web services or apps lately? That’s because China has added the BBC to its notorious list of blocked websites and services. This violent crackdown came after the BBC’s adoption of...
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When it comes to internet censorship worldwide, nothing outranks the Great Firewall of China. If you’re planning a trip to China, you should be aware that websites and services such as Google, Facebook, YouTube, and even Whatsapp are all blocked. (You can see what other popular sites are blocked, here) China blocks these sites to...
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If you’ve ever gone into technical mumbo-jumbo while using a VPN, you might have seen terms such as OpenVPN over TCP or OpenVPN over UDP. You might know that OpenVPN is the most secure VPN protocol. But what about TCP and UDP? What are these terms and what do they mean? Let’s understand what TCP...
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Verizon introduced its own VPN service called Safe WiFi VPN for its iOS and Android customers at a low price. Powered by McAfee, Safe WiFi VPN aims at protecting mobile users on public WiFi networks and blocking unwanted ads. But, is it truly safe to use? Will it actually protect your privacy online and not...
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The Iranian government has a complete grip over internet freedom in Iran. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, accessing “unacceptable” content or posting anti-government comments can even land you in jail. And that’s not all. Iran also blocks access to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, so that Iranian citizens cannot access...
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Adrenaline levels are rising ever since the launch of the F1 Grand Prix 2018. You can hear the roar of the engines firing. You can smell the burnt tires. You can feel your heart pound every time the racers pass in front of you when finishing a lap. All that excitement is coming to the...
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China blocks thousands of websites (more than 8,000 websites to date) using its notorious filtering system, “The Great Firewall”. The reason for China’s aggressive take on the Internet is to allegedly protect its citizens from outside influence and “harmful information”. For this reason, netizens from other parts of the world who travel to China for...
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It’s a no-brainer that the vast majority of people who make regular use of a VPN, do so mainly out of a concern for their privacy. However, recent discoveries related to Facebook’s data collection and ad targeting practices have shown that your sensitive info isn’t necessarily out of anyone’s reach — and the issue can...