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Facebook to pull VPN app from App Store over data worry

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:29 AM

The app allows Facebook to gather information about how people use smartphones outside of their platform, potentially gleaning insights about rivals or internet trends

Onavo logo from Onavo App Store page

Pornhub launches VPNhub, its own virtual private network service

May 25, 2018 - 3:42 PM

A VPN encrypts the data sent and received by those connecting to it, allowing users to surf with further anonymity online

VPNHUB. Pornhub gets its own virtual private network service. Image from

What is a VPN and how can it keep me secure online?

Jan 05, 2018 - 4:18 PM

A virtual private network or a VPN adds an extra layer of protection against malicious parties online

Apple removes some VPN services from Chinese app store

Jul 31, 2017 - 1:05 AM

Two major providers ExpressVPN and Star VPN slam the tech giant s decision

China cracks down on bids to bypass online censorship

Jan 23, 2017 - 4:43 PM

The announcement comes days after President Xi Jinping extolled globalization and denounced protectionism in a keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos where he insisted that China was committed to opening up

Netflix not worried about int’l users leaving over proxy blocks

Jan 21, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Netflix CEO Hastings adds that it is reasonable for copyright holders to want tougher restrictions on proxy based access to content

NETFLIX AND PROXIES. Netflix isn't worried about its proxy crackdown. Image from Netflix.

Netflix to crack down on proxies that bypass country restrictions

Jan 15, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Netflix says the move is meant to respect and enforce existing content licensing agreements

NETFLIX. The NEtflix logo. Image from the Netflix website

Apple to pay VirnetX US$368.2-M in patent infringment trial

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:02 PM

A federal jury told Apple to pay for infringement of patents related to virtual private network VPN technology

PATENT INFRINGMENT. VirnetX wins patent infringement dispute against Apple.