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Data security and internet privacy are life-and-death matters in Saudi Arabia. If you doubt that, we have seven chilling words for you: hacked phone, Saudi consulate, Istanbul, bone saw. The brutal murder of Saudi journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi showed just how dangerous it is to criticize the Saudi government. Simply voicing your opinion...
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Sadly, it’s official: Flixtor is offline, and there is no projected date for its return. Under extreme pressure from the movie industry, one of our favorite free movie and TV streaming services has been removed from the web. If you’ve visited a so-called Flixtor website recently, please read on, because you are putting yourself at...
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When you’re settling in to stream Safe Harbour or any other great SBS show, the last thing you want to see is this very annoying message: “Sorry, due to publishing rights, the content you are trying to watch is currently not available outside Australia.” Sadly, SBS uses geoblocking technology, which means you can only access...
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With government enforced filters on websites like Google and Netflix, you need a VPN for regular internet access in Nepal. A good VPN is also vital for keeping your data safe from hackers, getting around geoblocks and ensuring your connection is as private as possible. However, not all VPNs can get the job done –...
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Do you need a VPN for Algeria? As of 2015, approximately half the population in Algeria has direct, unobstructed access to the internet. There are no laws that go against online privacy in any way, and there are no direct website restrictions neither. However, many allegations are stating that the government uses its excuse of...
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Cybersecurity is a big concern in Hungary, with many users falling prey to hackers who steal their personal details: credit card info, ID numbers, and more. Also, although the government does not engage in online filtering or blocking of content, the nature of the content (if defamatory) may get you in trouble with the authorities....
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Croatia gets high marks from internet freedom advocates, with little if any censorship and fast, free web access widely available. Nevertheless, a truly unrestricted, safe, and anonymous internet remains out of reach for Croatia’s residents and visitors. Despite the free movement of goods between member states, the EU is a long way from being a...
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If you missed the latest episode of Coronation Street or want to catch up on Downton Abbey, one UK streaming service has you covered! ITV Hub (Independent Television Network’s on-demand video service) gives you all the best in British television. The online platform brings one of the UK’s major broadcasters right to your screen, allowing...
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If you’ve seen the great reviews of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Bosch,” or any other Amazon Prime original series, you probably can’t wait to watch the next episode – if only you could! You’ve tried everything to access these shows, only to be told again and again that the content isn’t available in your area....
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We should expect the birthplace of Western democracy to cherish freedom of expression, and Greece lives up to that expectation for the most part. Government blocking or filtering of web content is rare in the country. However, Greece does have anti-defamation laws that can result in prosecution for web posts judged to be harmful, including...