Private Browser DuckDuckGo Blocked in China

China has blocked the private browser DuckDuckGo, the well-known privacy-conscious search engine. A couple of US services are still available in the country, but they are heavily monitored and censored. DuckDuckGo is still accessible via VPN, but unconnected Chinese users … Continue reading

BBC Says VPN Users are Pirates

The Australian government has consulted with BBC on controlling copyright infringement. The commercial division of the corporation responded, saying that VPN users are probably illegally downloading content. This is an unfair assumption especially in today’s privacy-conscious world. Australia’s Content Piracy … Continue reading

Business Travelers Need VPN Tunneling Software

Some businesses have corporate VPNs and internal secure communications that protect their networks from intrusion. But many do not, and people who travel for business do not therefore have the same protection. They need VPN tunneling software to secure sensitive … Continue reading

Tor Admits Network Breached, VPNs for Tor Needed

Tor, also known as the Onion Router, has been breached. Tor reported the relay early traffic attack on July 30th. The attack came from outside, and was aimed at users and operators of hidden services on the Dark Web. Anyone … Continue reading