About Alvin Bryan

Alvin Bryan is a freelance writer and online privacy enthusiast enthusiast currently contributing quality tips and troubleshooting on personal VPN services, and online privacy and security news. You can also find him on Google +.

Cryptography Backdoors Undermine User Security

Apple’s iOS 8 is out with data encryption for users, and Google’s encrypted Android L is expected soon. Apple and Google both announced that their newest devices would come with encryption technology. US law enforcement officials have been having tantrums … Continue reading

Is an Internet Bill of Rights for Privacy Feasible?

Tim Berners-Lee still defends the Internet, even decades after its birth. He now advocates a new Magna Carta for the online world. He says that it makes online privacy feasible and is a step towards regaining freedom. The Internet should … Continue reading

Finally, Facebook Apologizes for Emotion Experiment

Facebook has finally issued an apology for the mood experiment they conducted on users in 2011. They have explained why they did it and how they will do it in the future. What’s lacking is informed consent. Facebook Apologizes But … Continue reading

Twitter Sues for Rights to Disclose Government Data Requests

Twitter sued the Justice Department last Tuesday. The government does not allow them and several other online companies to release reports on NSA data requests. The tech giant wants to tell people exactly how many requests were made, and what … Continue reading