A US Resident Sues France for Stealing his Domain Name

French-born American citizen Jean-Noel Frydman says French authorities have illegally taken away his 24-year-old domain name. For a long time now, domain names, especially those that end with the ”.com” extension have been really valuable for many businesses and their lucky owners have often managed to sold their ”digital property” for millions of dollars…. Read more »

Amazon to Suspend Signal’s Censorship-Resistant Strategy

Amazon representatives don’t like how the secure messaging app Signal bypasses censorship by pretending to be one of Amazon’s sites. Signal is a popular encrypted and secure messaging app used mostly by privacy supporters and censored people around the world. It is free, open-source, and endorsed by the infamous whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden,… Read more »

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Russia Declares War on Online Privacy with Telegram Ban

Online users who seek privacy online often struggle to find websites or applications that can enable them to browse the web or chat with friends without worrying about third-party entities spying on them. Luckily — we have Telegram — one of the few private messaging apps out there that enables users from around the world to… Read more »

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Should You Trust Your ISP or Get a VPN?

In case you’re unfamiliar with the abbreviations, an ISP refers to an Internet Service Provider, and a VPN refers to a Virtual Private Network. Your Internet service provider (or an ISP) is typically the company that provides consumers and businesses with internet access through your home via a wireless router or via your mobile device… Read more »

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Is Zcash the Best Privacy-Centric Cryptocurrency?

There are plenty of privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies flooding the cryptocurrency markets today, but Zcash(ZEC) is considered by many specialists in the technology and cryptography as one of the best anonymous digital currencies out there. Why is that? Simply because Zcash is a cryptocurrency that many people depend on for handling and keeping their online transactions private and… Read more »

Don’t Want to Use Facebook Anymore? Try These Alternatives

Have you ever wanted to delete Facebook but you were just unsure that you would find other alternatives worth your time? I know the feeling. Facebook is by far the largest social networking site in the world with over 2 billion monthly active users on average, and with reported 5 new profiles created on the site… Read more »

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Email Marketing Platform MailChimp Bans Crypto Ads

Bad things come in threes. Popular email marketing platform MailChimp has decided to ban all marketing promotional emails related to cryptocurrency, block-chain, or initial coin offerings (ICOs) on its platform. If you don’t know MailChimp, it’s considered the world’s most popular email marketing provider in the world with 1 Billion emails sent through its platform… Read more »

Is This the End of The Cryptocurrency Market?

Is this the end? is Bitcoin dead? This is — without a single doubt — the number one thought on everyone’s mind right now, especially traders who are currently bored to tears. And even long-term investors and once strong believers of the cryptocurrency space are having increased levels of uncertainty regarding the current state of the market. By the… Read more »

How to Unblock Wikipedia With a VPN (2018)

Wikipedia blocked in your country? If you’re wondering why some countries have a tendency to block websites such as Wikipedia and censor their citizens from visiting the site, then it’s most likely because these countries don’t want some of their country’s political events written about on the free encyclopedia site. Therefore, these governments may enforce their restrictive… Read more »

Library Genesis — A Large Database of Free Knowledge

Did you know that the average student loan debt in the U.S. in 2016 was a whopping  $37,172!? This obviously puts huge amounts of pressure on students during their college years, having to pay massive amounts of, sometimes unjustified, student loan debt is causing many people to stay in debt for years after their graduation. Under… Read more »