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Safe Online Shopping on Cyber Monday

Be Cyber Safe On Cyber Monday

Each year we read about how to keep your personal information safe while shopping online for the holidays. However, in spite of attention-grabbing data breaches, shoppers continue to buy gifts online each holiday season.  The cyber criminals know this and are on lookout…

Email Privacy Act 2017

Seize a Rare Second Chance to Pass the Email Privacy Act

The Email Privacy Act we brought to your attention in past blog posts has been revived in the House-passed version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill will provide warrant protections, requiring all law enforcement agents who seek access to emails, chats or online traded messages from companies…

Homeland Security Asked; “No-Logs” IPVanish Delivered, then Sold to StackPath

IPVanish was busted earlier this week for providing logs and customer information to the United States Department of Homeland Security even though they advertised a “zero-log” VPN service. IPVanish’s response seems to largely blame IPVanish’s prior management for logging and they continue to…

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Apple iPhone “Unbreakable” Encryption Is Breakable, According to Latest Reports

News broke on Forbes today that a major government contractor in the United States found a way to crack the encryption on Apple’s ever-popular iPhone devices. Previously, Apple has been commended for their superior security, even fighting back against the United States’ prominent…

at&t internet bill of rights

AT&T’s Internet “Bill of Rights” Gets It Wrong

Last week broadband giant AT&T took out some very large (we’re talking full page) ads in the paper. AT&T advocated for net neutrality and called for an ‘Internet Bill of Rights’ to govern not only broadband Internet access, but the entire Internet. The…

2017 Top Stories

Golden Frog’s Top Articles of 2017

From the announcement of a full VPN ban in China, to the official release of our optimized gaming network, Outfox, to the revelation of a worldwide decline in Internet freedoms, 2017 was certainly an eventful year. Many of this year’s top stories are…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Congressional Solution to Net Neutrality Should Focus on Return to Open Access

Net neutrality has had it’s day at the FCC, and the results are anything but shocking. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has had his sights on eliminating consumer protections, and accountability for Telcos since he was first appointed to his post in 2012. While tech companies are continuing to unify…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Net Neutrality Officially Repealed, Fight for Open Internet Continues

Well, it’s official. As of December 14, 2017, previously-existing net neutrality guidelines implemented under Title ll, were repealed by the FCC. This deregulation allows Internet service and broadband providers to manipulate and discriminate against traffic, meaning they can choose to speed up or slow…

Net Neutrality's Turbulent FCC Path

Net Neutrality: The What, Why and How

What Is Net Neutrality? Net neutrality is a principle which prohibits Internet providers from treating traffic online differently. Specifically, it stops them from blocking access to certain content, throttling – or slowing down – Internet traffic and implementing paid prioritization (or “fast lanes”) for sites…

Russia announces plan to outlaw VPNs.

Russia’s VPN Law Goes Into Effect, Impacts Use Of VPN Services

Russia’s VPN Law Russia’s proposed VPN law takes effect today. We knew this law was coming – it was signed earlier this year in July – as the country planned to implement the law to combat the spread of extremist materials online. While the law…