Almost one in three Europeans say they would like to be able to use their streaming and online services cross border, according to a new survey from the EU’s Digital Agenda for Europe.
Despite geo-blocks, a significant number of Internet users are aware of how to access restricted content through VPNs, according to new research from Global Web Index.
The European Commission is considering a formal competition inquiry into geo-blocking in Europe that would make services like Netflix accessible regardless of country. Margrethe Vestager, European Competition Commissioner, said that it was not acceptable that European customers cannot access the content they are already paying for when they visit other countries. This goes against the Read More
VPN use in Australia has been growing since the government and ISPs began taking new measures to counter piracy, according to new figures.
The vice president of the EU’s digital single market initiative believes that geo-blocking should be a thing of the past.
Invisible Browsing (ibVPN) and TorGuard have both announced expansions of their server networks in North America, South America, and Europe.
Google is under pressure to bring its search empire under the scope of the right to be forgotten ruling beyond Europe and to its Google.com domain. The right to be forgotten law allows people to request Google to stop showing links to unwanted or irrelevant content in their search results. However, currently this ruling only Read More
European Commission’s new digital chief Andrus Ansip is worried about proposals that would curb new neutrality laws in the EU before anything is finalized. Ansip stated in an interview with Reuters that the intervention by the US president Barack Obama into that nation’s net neutrality debate took a note from the strict net neutrality rules Read More
This week, federal prosecutors in New York announced the arrest of the man they believe to be responsible for the online drug marketplace, Silk Road 2.0. San Francisco tech geek and developer Blake Benthall has been accused of a plethora of conspiracy counts related to drug dealing, including computer hacking, money laundering and trafficking in Read More
Shubham Shah, a Sydney-based penetration tester, has urged European and US researchers to probe the security of their telcos’ voicemail systems after he discovered vulnerabilities in accounts held by Optus and Vodafone. These companies were vulnerable as flaws in design meant both of them did not limit the number of password guessing attempts in visual Read More