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How Facebook targets you with ads.

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

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

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ExpressVPN launches Tor onion service: Expressobutiolem.onion

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ExpressVPN is proud to announce added security and privacy with the launch of a hidden service in the Tor network. Hosting an onion service in...
What is the Dutch Dragnet law?

Which countries do the Dutch join with their new mass surveillance law?

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It’s official—the Dutch government doesn’t care about its citizens’ right to privacy. With its new mass surveillance law, the Netherlands will join the US, UK,...
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Top 10 must-know tips for internet privacy in 2018

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Do you consider yourself an Internet privacy guru? How far do you go to ensure you remain anonymous online? ExpressVPN has gathered a list...
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Five myths that the NSA wants you to believe about FISA 702

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One of the U.S. government’s most invasive pieces of privacy legislation is due for reauthorization before it expires on December 31, 2017. What is FISA...
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Zero-knowledge proofs explained Part 2: Non-interactive zero-knowledge proofs

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In part 1 of our zero-knowledge proof series, we explained how a zero-knowledge proof could work when the verifier and the prover interact with...
North Korea and Bitcoin

Meet Federico Tenga: The guy who teaches North Koreans about Bitcoin

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Despite being the most hermetic country on Earth, North Korea is certainly no stranger to cyberspace—in both its uses and abuses. Despite a tiny...
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ExpressVPN’s 2017 Cyber Monday and Black Friday VPN Discount!

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***ExpressVPN's 2017 Cyber Monday deal is over, but you can still get 35% off a one year subscription!*** Black Friday is back, which means it’s...
Preventing DNS Leaks When Switching Network Interfaces

Technical Overview: Preventing DNS Leaks When Switching Network Interfaces

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To effectively offer a user privacy and security, a VPN application must ensure that a user’s DNS requests remain private for the entire duration...
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What is DNS?

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The Domain Name System (DNS) acts as the phone directory of the Internet. Instead of phone numbers, computers communicate using numeric addresses called IP...
How ExpressVPN utilizes Ansible

How to use Ansible Variables and Vaults

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How we use Ansible at ExpressVPN Ansible documentation What CAN you use Ansible Vault files for? Best practice: How to use Ansible Vault...
What is the Dutch Dragnet law?

Which countries do the Dutch join with their new mass surveillance law?

3 min read
It’s official—the Dutch government doesn’t care about its citizens’ right to privacy. With its new mass surveillance law, the Netherlands will join the US, UK,...
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3 things the U.S. could learn from India’s new net neutrality rules

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On November 28th, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released its own set of recommendations declaring the internet as a basic human right....
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The Three Greatest Scams in History

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Long before the internet, people cheated each other in more and less creative ways. Three particularly imaginative scammers managed to sell the Eiffel Tower...
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Download ExpressVPN 6.5.5 for Android today!

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It’s fair to say the Android app just keeps getting better and better! ExpressVPN 6.5.5 for Android now allows a location change while you’re...
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Download ExpressVPN 6.6.7 for iOS today

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Good news, everyone! The latest ExpressVPN iOS release is here! ExpressVPN for iOS 6.6.7 now allows a location change while you’re connected! We think...
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What is the WPA2 Wi-Fi Encryption Vulnerability and how does it affect you?

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WPA2 is a popular standard used to set up Wi-Fi networks and is most commonly used to authenticate users with a password but can...