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Apple Encryption Debate Versus Government

We Agree with Apple – We Can’t Set the Precedent of an iPhone “Backdoor”

Last night, the United States government (a federal judge in California) ruled that Apple must provide access into the San Bernardino gunman’s phone. This ruling means they’ve ordered Apple to unlock and decrypt his encrypted iPhone 5C device. Apple responded with strong letter…

Privacy Checklist

Is Your Privacy Provider Trustworthy?

Our infographic will help you decide if your privacy provider can be trusted.

Netflix Blocks Proxies

If Netflix Cracks Down on Proxies, Access to Content Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Lose

I was surprised at Netflix’s announcement yesterday that: “Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory. To address this, we employ the same or similar measures other firms do. This technology continues to evolve and we are evolving…

You Are the Product

You Are the Product: The Price of Free in the Growing Privacy Industry

In an Internet world dominated by Facebook and Google, most people understand the phrase “If you aren’t paying for it, you are the product.” What people don’t understand is that this concept has also landed on the shores of the privacy industry. History…

Encryption for Business and Government

The Government Actually Wants Encryption…But Only for a Select Few

The backdoor encryption debate in the United States has been going on for quite some time now. An important element in this debate that is often overlooked, however, is that this strong encryption which is under attack is actually encouraged and required for…

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What Social Media Sites are Blocked Around the World?

Access to social media sites is blocked in various countries as part of restrictive censorship imposed by governments. Here’s a look at what social sites are restricted around the world. These sites have been reported as having been blocked in the past 2…

Internet Censorship: A Challenge to Freedom

Are Net Neutrality and Open Internet the Same Thing?

Although these terms are often used interchangeably, they are not the same. At Golden Frog, we prefer the term Open Internet. Read our Vision Paper to learn why.

Internet Censorship: A Challenge to Freedom

Humanity is an Ocean

We recently updated our Vision Paper, and wanted to share some of the content on our blog. This week, we’re sharing an excerpt from the “Humanity is an Ocean” section, explaining how the Internet, like the ocean, connects us. You can read more…

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Secure your Connection and Stop the Snoops – Stream with a VPN

As you browse online, your ISP monitors your activity and builds a profile of your Internet use. Third parties often snoop on you as well, collecting a variety of data and personal information. These practices also occur when you stream content, representing a…

Internet Censorship: A Challenge to Freedom

Internet Censorship: A Challenge to Freedom

We recently updated our Vision Paper, and wanted to share some of the content on our blog. The Internet is censored and restricted around the world. As a result, many people do not have access to the free and open Internet we believe…