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Livestream 2017 People’s Choice Awards: Here’s how

The People’s Choice Awards is an annual awards show that celebrates popular culture by recognizing the best when it comes to American television, music, and film. This year marks the awards show’s 43rd iteration, which will take place on January 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Actor and comedian Joel McHale, who […]

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5 Cyber Security Resolutions To Consider For The New Year

It’s typical for people to prepare themselves for a new year by compiling a list of things they need to improve, based on their experiences in the last year. Cyber security works the same way. By building on the previous experiences of the past year, cyber security becomes increasingly sophisticated in the face of new […]

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Privacy And Security Predictions for 2017

2016 was a landmark year for cyber security and privacy issues – and not all of them good. While certain advancements in technology made it possible for us to secure and encrypt our data and details about our lives in a more accessible and easier way, there will always be criminals who will be one […]

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Traveling overseas? Here’s why you need a VPN

Are you planning going on a trip overseas? If so, then you should definitely get a virtual private network (VPN). VPNs have a lot of nifty features that can help make your travels easier and more fulfilling. Best of all, these features can be enjoyed for free, so there’s no reason for you not to […]

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Protect yourself from the Locky ransomware via a VPN

If you’re the type of Internet user to quickly open image files on social media channels such as Facebook Messenger, you may need to think twice the next time you do so. This is because Locky, an infamous ransomware strain, is currently being circulated around social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn via an […]

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Here’s How to Unblock LGBTQ Sites in Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia has recently enforced a ban that will prevent individuals residing in the country from accessing popular pro-LGBTQ websites Grindr, Blued and BoyAhoy. The decision is part of a government-initiated crackdown on LGBTQ organizations on the part of the authoritarian regime. While the ban for the said websites are already in effect, […]

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Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong: How This Affects Internet Freedom

Hong Kong, a special territory of Communist China, is in turmoil now as 2017 elections approach and pro-democratic citizens use the Internet to make their political opinions known. Pro-democratic Hong Kong citizens have spread their ideals through social media, but at a price — their government is watching them very closely. China insists that its […]

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Russian Internet Censorship: How it Helps Keep Putin in Power

When Vladimir Putin first became the Prime Minister of Russia in 1999, approximately 2 million members of his public had access to the Internet. Fast-forward 15 years: Putin is now the country’s president, and nearly half of Russia’s 144 million people have access to the web. At first glance, that statistic seems impressive. Russia’s Internet […]

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The Rise of Online Education [Infographic]

As more institutions, experts, as well as average citizens are publishing or broadcasting their content online, the Internet is becoming the ultimate place to learn new skills and acquire knowledge on a wide variety of subjects. There are various platforms and sites that offer training and information on every possible subjects, often for free or […]

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