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VPN provider wins a court fight: police can't get or use its database
VPN provider wins a court fight: police can't get or use its database
Freedome VPN wins Finnish law enforcement authorities in Court of Appeals over its user database. 21 Oct 2020
VPN usage surges amid coronavirus
VPN usage surges amid coronavirus
World has in many ways stopped and people have definitely isolated due to coronavirus spreading around the world. Conferences have been cancelled, ...... 18 Mar 2020
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being banned in country, Twitter estimates 10 million users in China
Despite being blocked in the country since 2009, Twitter estimates that over 10 million people actively use the service in China. 06 Jul 2016
Opera adds free built-in VPN to browser
Opera adds free built-in VPN to browser
Opera has added an incredible new perk to their web browser, a free and unlimited VPN. 22 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
Netflix sticks to promise, begins blocking VPN users in Australia
Netflix sticks to promise, begins blocking VPN users in Australia
Last week, Netflix announced it would begin blocking subscribers who were accessing their streaming catalogs using proxies or VPNs. 24 Jan 2016
Netflix wants universal content for all of its libraries
Netflix wants universal content for all of its libraries
Netflix is tired of trying to deal with VPN and proxy users and CEO Reed Hastings says the company's ultimate goal is universal content across the globe. 02 Apr 2015 - 4 comments
China has begun blocking VPN services
China has begun blocking VPN services
According to experts and major tech companies, China has begun blocking VPN services that allow users to browse more anonymously and to avoid censorship in the nation. 24 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Netflix beginning to crack down on proxy, VPN users
Netflix beginning to crack down on proxy, VPN users
Due to international laws that vary by country, not all Netflix subscriptions are created equal. 04 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Popcorn Time spin-off anonymizes users with VPN
Popcorn Time spin-off anonymizes users with VPN
One of the spin-offs of the popular Popcorn Time application is adding a free VPN service to anonymize users to avoid copyright infringement allegations. 07 Jun 2014 - 7 comments
Sorry, privacy fans: Hulu now blocking VPN users
Sorry, privacy fans: Hulu now blocking VPN users
The streaming video service Hulu has begun blocking users accessing the site through VPNs in an effort to block international users from seeing videos available only in the U.S. 26 Apr 2014 - 4 comments
PayPal shuts off VPN iPredator, freezes assets
PayPal shuts off VPN iPredator, freezes assets
PayPal has unceremoniously cut off the popular VPN provider iPredator. 25 Jul 2013 - 6 comments
Mastercard, Visa begin to block payments to VPN providers
Mastercard, Visa begin to block payments to VPN providers
Credit card processors Mastercard and Visa have begun banning VPN providers, taking a similar stance as they do with file-sharing services. 04 Jul 2013 - 7 comments
     

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