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VPN Providers Mull Their Future in Canada

Yesterday we reported on a new law that came into effect in Canada where ISPs must log user data and send copyright infringement notices to people believed to be infringing on copyright. There has been some confusion over how this relates to VPN services with some providers feeling concerned over how it affects their no-logging Read More

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MPAA May Try to Stop Data ‘At the Border’

The MPAA is attempting to apply a new tactic in tackling piracy, the International Trade Commission (ICT), which would allow data to be stopped ‘at the border’. According to a leaked document and two public filings (1)(2), the movie industry is trying to have digital transmissions regulated much like imported goods and apply this law Read More

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Best South Africa VPN

The South African government respects digital media freedom. Political criticism is tolerated, and bloggers and journalists are not detained or prosecuted for expressing their opinion online. However, two piece of legislation proposed in 2011 threatened Internet freedom to a great extent. The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill proposes to legalize the monitoring of online communications. Read More

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Arrested in Thailand

Fresh off the heels of Gottfrid Svartholm’s sentencing in Copenhagen, his Pirate Bay co-founder Hans Fredrik Lennart Neij (aka TiAMO) was arrested by Interpol on the Laos/Thailand border. The arrest was made on Monday, according to The Guardian. Neij (36) had been on the run since 2009 after he and his cohorts were found guilty Read More

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