In a controversial viral message involving sexually explicit child photos a Brazilian judge ruled the closure of WhatsApp in Brazil. While no media response has come from the $22 BILLION baby of Facebook, Brazilian authorities have indicated telecom providers to begin the suspension of the service within Brazil.
Ever come across a regional block screen when visiting Netflix for video streaming or when accessing you favorite songs on Spotify with your Android device? If you have, then welcome to the world of geo-restricted internet. Similarly, Android users also experience insufficient cyber security with their devices making them vulnerable on public WiFi networks. Limitations Of Free VPN Apps On Android To demonstrate the limited capability of free Android VPN services, we compare CyberGhost (one of the best free VPNs for Android) with IPVanish & PureVPN, two leading Android VPN service providers in the table below: To show you the limited nature […]
Looking for a quick and cost-effective VPN service? Using a free VPN will give you instant access to blocked websites in addition to one-click anonymity. The use of free VPN has seen an abrupt rise in the recent past as an increasing number of Netizens take a stand against cyber crime, online surveillance and geo-restrictions. Free VPN Features and Functions Free VPN services often have feature restrictions limited number of servers, protocols, bandwidth, speed, connection time, operating system and devices. A free VPN account is the perfect tool for online security, privacy and anonymity if you have nothing to lose and […]
Net neutrality advocates rejoice as the FCC sides with the millions of American netizens and rules in favor of net neutrality in their latest vote. After voting 3-2 in favor of net neutrality rules under Title II of the Communications Act the FCC established the abolition of website/service blocking, paid fast lanes, and bandwidth throttling.
The new net neutrality rules also place ISPs into the telecom providers list, while giving the FCC the exclusive authority to monitor and regulate the internet provision industry. As US netizens rejoice at the prospect of a neutralized internet, lobbying ISP corporations have vowed to challenge the FCC’s decision in court.
The iPhone 4 was one of the best comebacks by Apple in European and North American regions, after the unsuccessful attempt to relaunch the somewhat unattractive iPhone 3/3GS. The Addition of unique design features and iOS updates made the fourth iPhone sibling a huge success around the world. The iPhone 4/4S also inspired the most successful iPhone 5/5S series, which proved to be a huge success for its online privacy and security features. Amongst the many additions made to the iPhone 4/4S, it was embedded with the VPN or Virtual Private Networking feature. Setup VPN on iPhone 4/4S The iPhone 4/4S is embedded […]
Since 2008, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation has been offering their brilliant video-on-demand and Catch-up TV services in the form of ABC iView. This free to use service has no ads in its programming and can be viewed anywhere in Australia using Android, Windows or Apple devices. The downside is that ABC iView is only available in Australia. The best way to watch ABC iView outside Australia is to use a VPN or Virtual Private Network. A VPN hides the original IP address of a user and replaces it with that of another country – depending on which VPN server location […]
The Table is Set The Barclays English Premier League weekend matches return after a break with important fixtures for all top flight teams. Ten matches will see all 20 EPL teams compete to dominate the league table. Watch the Action Live Watch all EPL weekend matches live and exclusive online anywhere in the world with the following streaming channels Country Channel Blocked? Try These United States & India Star Sports IPVanish United Kingdom Sky Sports Australia Fox Sports Australia LeVPN Malaysia Fox Sports Middle East beIN Sports PureVPN Canada RDS China Sina HideMyAss North & South Africa Super Sport If […]
Canadian based Tunnel Bear was established in 2011 in Toronto, it can be accessed anywhere in the world except the Peoples Republic of China, they would rather have Tunnel Pandas than bears. Apart from being reviewed as one of the best VPN services in the world, Tunnel Bear emphasize on high quality service and customer support. Again, something the Chinese might not believe and thus restricting its use. TunnelBear does present a decent offering which is a brilliant match for mobile devices, but compared to premium providers there are significant features missing in their service. As you can observe TunnelBear […]
YouTube’s Chinese equivalent Youku is famed not only in China but also amongst Chinese users across the world. Youku is popular within Chinese borders since YouTube is actively blocked on all ISPs in mainland China, together with all other Google Services. Youku Blocked outside China A claim I had to put to the test was if Youku was blocked outside Chinese cyberspace. I found that you can watch Youku outside China without any issues in most regions of the world including Europe, South Asia, Australia and North America. However, geo-restrictions are still active on videos protected by license and copyright […]
**Update January 23 2015 At the brink of the new year the Chinese government began an intensive crackdown on VPN providers allowing users access to banned social networks and Google services. FT.com reported that Astrill VPN (one of the most VPN services in China) had most of its servers blocked by 31st December 2014 , while the service went AWOL half way through January 2015. Runox.us, a Chinese VPN provider was able to find a sophisticated fix for its customers deeming this would be a long term crackdown. Since the infrastructures of VPN services is fragile and predictable it is […]
In the past 10 years the volume of financial cybercrime has increased exponentially. In 2013, Reuters.com reported that a single ring of cyber criminals stole approximately $1 billion from more than 100 financial institutions across 30 countries. I am not a fear monger trying to scare you. I’m here to give you a solution that will ensure your online security when shopping, banking, transferring funds and using your financial information online for other needs. A VPN for online banking ensures that online transfers, purchases, social media activities and all other activities are secured every step of the way. These are top-tier […]
The real presidential elections probably don’t have as much hype surrounding them as the nearing premiere of Season 3 of House of Cards on Netflix this month. The series’ popularity skyrocketed last year with hundreds of thousands of Netflix subscribers binge-watching the entire season over the course of a single weekend. 16% of all of the 33 million subscribers watched at least one full episode over the course of its debut weekend. This year, Frank Underwood has been raised to an edified iconic status, making waves in popular culture and internet boards alike. The Leak Showrunning company Netflix also caught the […]