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Five students protecting Dutch digital privacy.

Meet the five students fighting for the future of Dutch digital privacy

On January 1, 2018, the Netherlands will enforce a new data-mining law that will grant unprecedented power to Dutch intelligence agencies—unless five students can...
How much would is cost to make Bitcoin worthless?

How banks or governments could wipe Bitcoin off the face of the planet

Its proponents advertise Bitcoin as a decentralized network that cannot be controlled by anybody. Indeed, the cryptocurrency experiment now valued at more than US$70...
Are VPNs banned in Russia?

Did Russia really ban VPNs?

You may have seen the dramatic headlines in recent days claiming that “Russia is banning VPNs too” and drawing parallels to Apple’s recent removal...
Apple remove VPNs from App Store.

Apple removes VPN Apps from China App Store

BREAKING NEWS We received notification from Apple today, July 29, 2017, at roughly 04:00 GMT, that the ExpressVPN iOS app was removed from the China...
ExpressVPN and OpenMedia save the link tax.

OpenMedia launch new Message-your-MEP tool to fight link tax

The central European Parliament committee responsible for examining the EU Commission’s new copyright legislation will be discussing proposed amendments to the law early next...
How much of 1984 came true?

Are we living in an Orwellian nightmare? Did 1984 predict real world surveillance?

George Orwell's 1984 is a fictionalized version of a then future-world where a totalitarian state scrutinizes all human actions through the ever-watching Big Brother....
Trump signs new privacy law.

Trump signs new U.S. internet privacy legislation: Comcast reacts, but can you trust them?

Last week, ExpressVPN wrote about controversial U.S. Congress plans to allow ISPs to sell your private data for profit. To the dismay of privacy advocates...
protect home vpn router

How a VPN router protects your whole family from internet tracking

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives followed the Senate in voting to roll back FCC regulations that previously barred internet service providers (ISPs)...
S.J.Res 34 strips FCC's power

U.S. Congress votes to let ISPs sell your browsing data

On March 23rd, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted to remove internet privacy protections enacted by the FCC. Two days later, The House of Representatives followed...
NSA v CIA

The NSA versus the CIA: How to protect yourself from both

In 2013, Edward Snowden showed the National Security Agency (NSA) has a global surveillance apparatus covering all our digital communications. Then, in 2017, Wikileaks released...

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