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ExpressVPN tops Comparitech’s speed test

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ExpressVPN has topped Comparitech’s 2019 review of the fastest VPNs on the market. During the tests, ExpressVPN averaged a...
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Staying private online could save you big bucks

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By far the biggest offenders when it comes to mining your data are not governments or police, but rather...
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7 privacy and security takeaways in Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report

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The biggest slide deck about the internet is back! Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report has highlighted important online observations since 1995, and this year’s...
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Why do I need a VPN?

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A VPN is a clever bit of software that masks the IP address of any device you install it on. In simple terms: When you...
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The fight for your face: The battles deciding the fate of facial recognition

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Last week, San Francisco became the first city in the U.S. to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology. With the increasingly pervasive presence...
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How to set up your own home server

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This guide requires you to use the command line interface, or CLI, and an SSH client. SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular tool to...
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ExpressVPN is turning 10!

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Ten years is a lifetime in the tech world. We’ve been around since the days when it was still considered dodgy to find a...
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This congressman wants to turn Taiwan into a blockchain island. We asked him how.

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It’s been over ten years since the birth of Bitcoin, and while many cryptocurrencies have come and gone, the technology under it all, blockchain,...
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UK’s Online Harms White Paper casts a cloud on free speech

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The UK government has introduced a new regulatory framework that seeks to push companies with online platforms to regulate “harmful” material posted on their...
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Get ‘Smarter Every Day’ with ExpressVPN: How to win the online war for your...

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Smarter Every Day is one of the most popular science channels on YouTube. You may have already seen its creator, Destin Sandlin, milking poisonous...
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UK users unable to disconnect from EU server location

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ExpressVPN users in the UK are currently unable to disconnect from the EU server location. An unfortunate glitch means that when a UK user tries...
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EU approves controversial new copyright directive

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Bad news: The European Parliament has voted in a highly controversial update to the Copyright Directive, which includes new copyright rules that will effectively...

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