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Mac users face the same risks online, and the same annoying content geoblocks, as users of any other device. But for a long time, there were few options to protect your Mac and unlock restricted sites and services. As is often the case with new software, the first VPN clients offered for casual users were...
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Season 4 of NBC’s Blindspot is underway, but millions of fans were locked out of the premiere by geoblocks on NBC. It you’re outside the US and wondering how to keep up with the twists and turns of the Jane Doe mystery, this article is for you. You can find live broadcasts of new Blindspot...
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It’s a deal we all hate, but often feel like we can’t escape: big search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo help us find our way around the web, while we let them grab as much information about us as they can. These search engines are data collection factories with no regard for your privacy....
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Whether you live in Turkey or are planning a visit, it’s important to know how the political environment will affect your ability to access the web securely and freely – and how to stay safe. Since 2010, internet freedom has been steadily declining in the country. The only safe way to use the internet in...
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We don’t expect perfection out of products we get for free – we just want to know if they’re good enough for our purposes. If you’re choosing between a new stove and the old, worn-down one your neighbor is giving away, the question isn’t which one is better, but how often do you cook? The...
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For the best in Australian TV drama and comedy, along with 24-hour global news with a Down Under perspective, there is no better place to look than Australia’s national broadcaster, the ABC. You can access excerpts of the ABC’s news stream directly on the network’s home page. Several other programs – for example, The 7.30...
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Argentina’s government regularly reaffirms its commitment to free speech, citizen privacy, and non-discrimination. However, those priorities are not always easy to balance, and vague language in laws creates unintended threats to internet freedom in the country. For example, a sweeping data rentention law enacted in 2004 was struck down by the Supreme Court of Argentina...
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Are you frustrated that you can’t stream US Netflix, Hulu, or the BBC iPlayer on your Roku device because you’re in a country where these services aren’t available? A VPN can solve your Roku problems – if you know how to install it. Roku brings a vast range of streaming services like Amazon Prime, Showtime,...
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It’s no secret that the web can be a dangerous place. Threats ranging from spies and viruses to hackers and scammers lurk behind every virtual corner, endangering everyone from large corporations to innocent café customers. As we all search for ways to stay safe online, antivirus software and virtual private networks (VPNs) have emerged as...
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While the premium version of Windscribe is a solid and affordable VPN, the free version remains very popular in spite of its limitations. It provides good security with AES-256 encryption and you get up to 10GB of data per month – generous in comparison to many other free VPNs. However, if you stream videos or...