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Lightning Network: A better way to pay with Bitcoin

7 min read
Improvements to the Lightning Network have made it easy to pay by Bitcoin with a low fee.
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Canada’s version of the NSA is just as bad

2 min read
Must-see sites on the dark web

The top 9 .onion websites from the depths of the dark web

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Looking to explore the depths of the dark web? There’s so much to see, where do you start? ExpressVPN lists the must-see .onion sites for 2020.

With a new bill, Canada could get very tough on data privacy

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If passed, the GDPR-style regulations would include some of the heaviest fines in the world for privacy violations.
Laptop wearing a Canadian Mountee ranger hat with a camera.

Canada’s version of the NSA is just as bad

2 min read
So you thought the NSA was shady. Turns out Canada’s surveillance agency exercises egregious online monitoring, too.
amazon is watching you too

5 ways Amazon spies on you (even if you’re not a customer)

5 min read
When it comes to invasive algorithms, Amazon is rarely mentioned in the same breath as Facebook or Google. Perhaps that’s a mistake.
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What is SOCKS5? How do SOCKS proxies work?

2 min read
Dog's nose over a coronavirus particle.

A less-invasive Covid-19 tracker: Sniffer dogs

3 min read
Bright yellow lightning rod

Lightning Network: A better way to pay with Bitcoin

7 min read
Improvements to the Lightning Network have made it easy to pay by Bitcoin with a low fee.
Socks with a shield pattern hanging on a line.

What is SOCKS5? How do SOCKS proxies work?

2 min read
Learn about the benefits of using the SOCKS5 proxy to keep your identity private and whether you should use it with a VPN.
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Installing apps on LineageOS for greater privacy

4 min read
Want to stay private and simplify your digital life? Use LineageOS on your phone instead of Android or iOS. Here’s how to download apps on LineageOS.
9 times Facebook violated your privacy

9 times Facebook violated your privacy

4 min read
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What is UPnP, and why is it unsafe?

2 min read

How ExpressVPN ensures no one can slip malware into your apps

3 min read
It takes many people, working across many systems, to produce and maintain an ExpressVPN app. To do it safely, we have to make sure...
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Why you can’t judge a VPN by its server count

6 min read
When it comes to choosing a VPN company, there are many things you'll want to take into account, such as do they provide good...
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ExpressVPN leak testing tools

5 min read
The ExpressVPN Leak Testing Tools are an extensible suite of Python tools designed for both manual and automated leak testing of VPN applications. Developed by...
What is a DNS leak?

What are DNS leaks?

2 min read
Bright yellow lightning rod

Lightning Network: A better way to pay with Bitcoin

7 min read
Improvements to the Lightning Network have made it easy to pay by Bitcoin with a low fee.
amazon is watching you too

5 ways Amazon spies on you (even if you’re not a customer)

5 min read
When it comes to invasive algorithms, Amazon is rarely mentioned in the same breath as Facebook or Google. Perhaps that’s a mistake.
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Parents’ guide to the 8 best streaming services for kids

9 min read
Stuck at home? We review the best streaming services for kids, including content libraries, parental controls, free trials, and pricing.
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Ditch Android (and Google) and install LineageOS

6 min read
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Voters chose their digital rights on Election Day

3 min read

New partnership brings ExpressVPN protection to LastPass users

2 min read
Starting today, all new and existing LastPass Premium and Families subscribers will be offered a 30-day free trial of ExpressVPN. Also: Win a LastPass subscription!

ExpressVPN beta launches Lightway, a VPN protocol for the modern internet

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Most VPN services rely on a standard set of protocols—methods by which your device connects to a VPN server—each with its own strengths and...

ExpressVPN adds help guides to its iOS and Android apps

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At ExpressVPN, we take pride in our customer support, offered by real people working around the clock.  Recently, we’ve made it even easier for customers...