Internet privacy

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ExpressVPN survey reveals Americans do care about privacy after all

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A representative survey, commissioned by ExpressVPN and undertaken by Propeller Insights, produced many surprising results while confirming some of...
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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...
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Google is using Gmail to track your purchases. No one knows why.

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For almost six years, Google has extracted and stored all purchases, bookings, and subscriptions from your Gmail account. It’s not clear why Google wants...
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Worried your devices will get confiscated at the border? Here’s what you can do

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There is growing evidence to suggest that border security agents are taking greater steps to intrude into our daily lives. Just last year, customs...
What does incognito mode actually protect against?

What doesn’t incognito mode protect against?

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Among many other techniques, websites can use cookies to track your browsing history, which may also reveal your online habits. Beyond the use of cookies,...
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Profits rise, but Facebook’s poor privacy could still cost Zuckerberg

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Countless privacy breaches don’t seem to have taken their toll on Mark Zuckerberg’s wallet. Though Facebook was largely expected to announce its first drop in...
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Introducing TrustedServer: Why ExpressVPN is making VPN-server hard drives obsolete

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At ExpressVPN, we know users count on us to protect their privacy and security, and we take that responsibility seriously. That’s why we never...
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Best ever ExpressVPN app available on all major devices

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We’ve given the ExpressVPN app a complete overhaul! The latest version has a brand new interface and comes bundled with a host of killer...
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The most secure messaging apps in 2019

6 min read
From WhatsApp to Snapchat, messaging apps provide a free and easy service to communicate with friends, family, and co-workers. Without encryption, however, private messages could...
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EFF wants Facebook and 8 other giants to #FixItAlready. We asked what that means.

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Perhaps the worst aspect of the privacy and security issues plaguing the tech we use every day is that they seem completely preventable. Why hasn’t Twitter...
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ExpressVPN WireGuard Update

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WireGuard® is a free and open-source VPN protocol originally written by Jason A. Donenfeld (you can support WireGuard in its efforts here) and currently...
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8 ways the NSA is spying on you right now

3 min read
In 2013, Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collects personal data on every American, as well as many more people...

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