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Astrill Blames China Users For Connectivity Problems In China?

Users of Astrill, one of the VPN services used in China, are seeing an odd message pop-up like this: What does this mean? Is the company blaming or angry at its users for spreading it’s software around the country?

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Using A VPN To Circumvent Website Blocks In The UK

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A VPN is usually used to protect your privacy. But in many situations, a VPN is necessary to circumvent censorship or website blocks. When we think of censorship or blocked websites, we often think of China or Iran, which filter

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Why Are VPNs Important For Americans Overseas Who Monitor Credit Reports?

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Americans living around the world have their credit rating to worry about, and the federal government and private industries in the USA has made it simpler over the years for Americans to monitor their credit reports. The AnnualCreditReport.com website is

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VPN Startup Launches In Asia, Focuses On Global Growth

Asia is home to a new virtual private network startup.

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A Great VPN Solution That Combines Computer Backup For Windows Users

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There are lots of different types of VPNs based on how they are used. Some VPNs like those from Citrix GoToMyPC create a VPN connection so you can safely access your home computer from anywhere in the world. Other VPNs

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VPN Encryption Is Broken? Not Exactly…

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The latest Snowden revelations that governments in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and elsewhere have broken encryption are not entirely new. Nor should people be surprised. After all, key encryption protocols were developer by U.S. government spy agencies, so we should

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How Can You Add Better Encryption To Your Web Browser?

Having a VPN is a must-have for increased privacy, but a good security and privacy setup also includes a great browser. We like both Google Chrome and Firefox as browser choices, but when we visit website we also want to

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Top 5 Mobile VPN App Choices For iPhone And iPad

Looking for a VPN app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? While there are many great choices at the Apple iTunes store, CNET’s Download.com website does a great job of profiling and listing available apps for iOS users. There

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Another Way To Verify Your IP Address When Using VPN Services

In regards to this article on the importance of IP addresses and how to best change your IP address, today I want to give you a heads-up on a new service from GlobalIPCheck.com that gives developers a free API to

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How To Find Your IP Address and Geolocation For Better Privacy

Every computer, every smartphone, and even many devices like refrigerators, cars, and ATMs have an Internet Protocol address. These IP addresses can be static or dynamic, which means they either permanently or temporarily correspond to an actual device somewhere in

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