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As internet freedom declines, what can you do?

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As internet freedom declines, what can you do?

By Heather Parry

This week, pro-democracy think tank Freedom House released a report...

What a Trump presidency means for your online security and privacy

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What a Trump presidency means for your online security and...

By Heather Parry

This week, Donald Trump swept to victory in the US...

How to use a VPN to get around social media blocks

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How to use a VPN to get around social media...

By Heather Parry

We use social media for many different reasons. Most of...

How SurfEasy VPN helps you unblock websites and apps

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How SurfEasy VPN helps you unblock websites and apps

By Heather Parry

In the last year or so, we’ve seen a number...

How the censorship of social media affects you, and why we're fighting against it.

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How the censorship of social media affects you, and why...

By Heather Parry

When you talk about censorship, what are you usually thinking...

Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

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Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we love Android. We love the slick...

Why different regions matter when choosing a VPN

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Why different regions matter when choosing a VPN

By Heather Parry

When it comes to choosing a VPN, there are a...

The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human rights

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The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a United Nations report finally said what many...

US surveillance powers expire as the Senate fails to reach a deal on the Patriot Act

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US surveillance powers expire as the Senate fails to reach...

By Heather Parry

This weekend, three controversial parts of the Patriot Act expired...

Why the NSA-proof messenger app is no more

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Why the NSA-proof messenger app is no more

By Heather Parry

Privacy advocates who’ve been waiting patiently for news of Hemlis,...

Why Twitter has moved its non-US accounts away from the US and the NSA

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Why Twitter has moved its non-US accounts away from the...

By Heather Parry

Last week, Twitter updated its privacy policy.

How Brazil is taking the internet into its own hands

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How Brazil is taking the internet into its own hands...

By Heather Parry

There’s a huge new communications project taking place right now...

Florida attempts to outlaw anonymous websites

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Florida attempts to outlaw anonymous websites

By Heather Parry

This week, Florida state legislature is considering one of the...

Humans 3.0 and the Future of Privacy

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Humans 3.0 and the Future of Privacy

By Heather Parry

This week at SurfEasy HQ, we’ve been pouring over Humans 3.0:...

A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?

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A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?...

By Heather Parry

On Christmas Eve, the Electronic Frontier Foundation released their report...

3 reasons to invest in your privacy in 2015

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3 reasons to invest in your privacy in 2015

By Heather Parry

As this eventful year winds to a close, no doubt...

3.7 million comments flooded the FCC – but will Net Neutrality survive?

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3.7 million comments flooded the FCC – but will Net...

By Heather Parry

When the FCC opened the floor to comments from the...

How to Save Net Neutrality

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How to Save Net Neutrality

By Heather Parry

If you’re a regular reader of the SurfEasy blog, or...

How will the internet change if Net Neutrality is abolished?

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How will the internet change if Net Neutrality is abolished?...

By Heather Parry

Last week, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) approved a plan...

The Top 5 Online Security Blunders

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The Top 5 Online Security Blunders

By Heather Parry

Web security is big business in 2014. Between the NSA...

Which countries spy on social media?

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Which countries spy on social media?

By Heather Parry

It’s very likely that anyone who feels like it could...

How to get around your work firewall

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How to get around your work firewall

By Heather Parry

The company firewall is one of those truly 21-Century annoyances;...

Can a VPN help you to stream video faster online?

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Can a VPN help you to stream video faster online?...

By Heather Parry

We live in a world where almost everything is accessible...

How Governments use Internet Surveillance to Control Populations

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How Governments use Internet Surveillance to Control Populations

By Heather Parry

As of the time of writing, there are currently two...

Mass surveillance of Social Media is legal under UK law

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Mass surveillance of Social Media is legal under UK law...

By dakoda

Last week, the British government officially confirmed the extent of...

How Giving Internet Access to Employees Enhances Productivity

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How Giving Internet Access to Employees Enhances Productivity

By Chris

The influx of social media in our lives has reached...