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India and net neutrality

3 things the U.S. could learn from India’s new net neutrality rules

On November 28th, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released its own set of recommendations declaring the internet as a basic human right....
How to protect people's privacy online.

That’s so blasé: A quick guide on how NOT to expose other people’s privacy...

Whether it’s your old high school friend sharing your Facebook details to level up on Candy Crush or someone willingly forking over their email...
How Facebook targets you with ads.

Turning data into cash: The creepy side of Facebook’s ad engine

With all the information people are swapping online these days, companies have become much better at pinpointing who to market to and when to...
ExpressVPN: Perfect Forward Secrecy

Perfect Forward Secrecy makes encryption safer

Encryption protocols keep you safe and your communications private. A secure chat app will encrypt conversations, and HTTPS secures websites (indicated by a green lock in...
Encrypt Facebook with a PGP key

Unhackable notifications: It’s easy to encrypt Facebook with a PGP key

Your Facebook account is valuable. It contains private chats, a list of your personal connections, and, if you use the Messenger app to send...
Facebook quizzes invade your privacy

Can Facebook quizzes really tell you the name of your future spouse?

Of course they can't, that’s absurd. But preposterous quiz titles such as these litter our Facebook walls, almost constantly. Respite is usually only in the...
technology-and-agency

Technology and agency: 5 ways you might be manipulated online

It’s no secret the Internet is a powerful source of information and convenience for everyone. We go to it for news about the world,...

The absolute best places to use a VPN

Some people like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. That's nice, but ExpressVPN likes Internet privacy, Internet security, and digital freedom. So here are...
girl-usingvr

Is virtual reality just another advertisement in disguise?

Last Updated: On March 28, Oculus Rift became the *first virtual reality device to hit the market. At a retail price of $599, it...

4 people totally busted for epic social media fails

Admit it: you have done something stupid on your social media. Everyone has done something stupid on their social media. Most of the time...

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