Tag: Politics

Supreme Court building overflowing with data

Two Supreme Court cases that will redefine your digital privacy in 2018

Within the next six months, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two cases that will determine whether the U.S. government’s already extensive reach...
What is net neutrality?

Net neutrality: what the repeal means and how a VPN can help

Despite millions of pro-net neutrality comments flooding the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) website and despite the near-unanimous outcry from public officials and tech experts,...
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....
What is the USA Liberty Act?

USA Liberty Act passes House Judiciary Committee despite privacy concerns

A terrifying new law that could change the scope of mass surveillance just passed another hurdle. On November 8th, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee...
The ExpressVPN scholarship winner

Announcing the 2017 ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship Winner

In its second year, the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship was a huge success. Nearly 2,000 students in the U.S. and UK submitted essays...
the evolution of encryption

The evolution of encryption: How it’s changed and why the government hates it

Long before governments started fighting to outlaw encryption, politicians from around the world were turning to secret codes to communicate with one another. From...
Five students protecting Dutch digital privacy.

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

UPDATE: Wednesday October 11, 2017 Meet the five students who fought for the future of Dutch digital privacy... And won! They did it! The students behind...
What is net neutrality?

Net neutrality is important, and we need to fight for it

Net neutrality (before 2003, described as common carrier concept) is an important principle of internet regulation. Despite being regarded as a cornerstone of successful...
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...
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...

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