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.
VPN provider HideMyAss had a successful 2014 and has announced a number of new updates to it services as we enter 2015 including new servers and a newly updated iOS client app.
The German intelligence service Bundesnachrichtdienst (which we’ll just refer to as the BND, for short) has admitted that their internal surveillance systems had “accidentally” spied on calls made to and from the country by then Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and current Secretary John Kerry. According to the agency and a corroborating report by the Read More
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
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
Today Der Spiegel released a report detailing a covert cyber attack that took place at Germany’s space research center in Cologne. According to the documents provided, last Sunday the German Aerospace Center (DLR) contacted the National Cyber Defense Center after discovering a litany of various malware programs and keyloggers installed on machines used by high-ranking Read More
The US government and the NSA is coming under fire today after they refused German Chancellor the request to view her NSA file or answer any more questions relating to surveillance of German officials. The news comes just three weeks ahead of Merkel’s visit to Washington, which will be her first visit since the Snowden Read More
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
Two days ago, Kim Dotcom announced his plans to an eagerly awaiting press to launch his very own political party, dubbed “The Internet Party”, to the New Zealand Parliament by the time the polls open in their country this September. In order to become a member of parliament, Dotcom either needs to secure 5 percent Read More
German broadcaster ARD has released an advance copy of their interview that took place with Edward Snowden on January 26th, previewing 40 minutes out of the six hours that will premiere later this week. Filmed at a hotel suite in Moscow (where Snowden has been granted asylum for one year, starting last month), the interview Read More