Twitter Lifts Ban on “Blasphemous” Tweets in Pakistan

Twitter is to restore access to a number of “blasphemous” and “unethical” tweets in Pakistan after the watchdogs in question failed to follow up on their requests. The ban was initially instituted on May 18th. Since 2012 Twitter has been able to block content country by country by using its Country Withheld Content tool. The Read More

Irish Government Caught Tracking Vodafone Customers

Looks like the US and the UK aren’t the only ones interested in violating the privacy of their citizens. In a trend that seems to be catching on like wildfire amongst the developed nations of the world, this week it was revealed that the Irish government has been covertly requesting information on thousands of customers Read More

Netflix Expanding to 6 New Countries

We’ve covered Netflix extensively here at VPN Creative, showing you ways to access your favorite shows from around the world but this week the streaming giant announced six new European countries that it plans to expand into – Germany, France, Austria, Luxembourg and Belgium. Netflix has been previously available in the UK and Ireland. This Read More

Microsoft Continues to Patch XP in Light of IE Zero Day

In a move that surprised many security experts, Microsoft announced they would be releasing a patch for Internet Explorer on Windows XP, an operating system that was essentially declared devoid of any further updates as of just a couple weeks ago. They used their official blog to reluctantly distribute links to the patch for the Read More

WikiLeaks Posts Draft Paper on Internet Governance

WikiLeaks has released a draft agreement of its paper Outcome Document ahead of the NETmundial meetings in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where 12 nations and various Internet stakeholders will gather to discuss Internet governance. It is a joint meeting of Argentina, Brazil, France, Ghana, Germany, India, Indonesia, South Africa, South Korea, Tunisia, Turkey and of course Read More

French Telecom Orange Implicated in Snowden Leaks

New documents released by Edward Snowden have revealed that the popular European telecom Orange has been sharing private user data and information with the French government, in an attempt to catch any terrorists who might have made a call or sent a text over their networks. In collaboration with the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Read More

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