People are now more aware of their online security than ever and all big tech corporations know this. This is why they take all measures to make sure users can stay in the illusion of privacy. One such privacy tool is private or incognito browsing. While it’s not exactly useless, it looks more secure than how it actually is.
In April, the United Kingdom will begin rolling out its latest cyber security measures as part of their promised actions for the Digital Economy Act 2017. What is being dubbed the ‘UK Porn Ban’ is set to take the form of age verification system like AgeID, blocking access to pornographic websites such as PornHub and YouPorn to underage internet users.
A recently published report shows unexpected information concerning virtual private network (VPN service providers). According to this report, a large number of providers are owned by the same few companies. Namely, five companies own 19 companies including some of the bigger names in the industry.
Updated March 12, 2019
If you want to access and your VPN, you’ll usually have to set-up your VPN and use it through its dedicated client. Each VPN’s client is somewhat different and they come in a wide variety styles, but you can also choose to not use the dedicated client at all.
The top court in the United Kingdom has mandated leading ISPs in the country to block popular torrent sites including The Pirate Bay, Torrentz and Kickass Torrents. ISPs are also to identify users that are suspected of using torrents to download copyright materials.