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Why Would You Want to Hide Your IP Address?

Your IP address is a string of numbers that identifies your digital device as you use the Internet. Each address is composed of four numbers separated by periods. Each number is from 0 to 255. The numbers indicate your domain, subnetwork, network, and host computer. This provides a lot of information that you may not […]

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Never Lose Access to Your Favorite Apps again!

With government censorship happening randomly and often, we never have guaranteed access to our favorite apps and websites. Pakistani and German users have lost proper access to Youtube, UAE users lost access to VoIP apps like Skype and most recently, Brazilian users lost access to Whatsapp. While we understand that the government has its reasons for placing […]

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The Easy & Free Way to Unblock Snapchat, Instagram and Other Social Media Apps

Social media at school or in the workplace is the source of controversy. Employees can be reprimanded or fired for what they post on social sites, and educators generally see it as a form of distraction. Despite social media’s cultural prominence skyrocketing, or perhaps because of it, some businesses and schools choose to block social […]

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AnchorFree Provides Users in Turkey Free, Unlimited Access to Hotspot Shield to Blocked Social Media Sites Twitter and YouTube

Yesterday, Turkish citizens turned to Hotspot Shield to circumvent blocks by Turkey on Twitter and YouTube. Within the first two hours, over 100,000 users in Turkey downloaded Hotspot Shield to securely access YouTube and Twitter. We have already seen daily installations of Hotspot Shield in Turkey increase by 889.19 percent on iOS; and by 1019.17 […]

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Turkish Citizens Easily Circumvented Twitter Ban with Hotspot Shield

Last Thursday, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan imposed a ban on Twitter. Thanks to technologies such as Hotspot Shield VPN, many local users were able to circumvent the restrictions and continued broadcasting their tweets. Calling social media a “menace to society”, Erdogan promised to “wipe out Twitter.” He had previously threatened to ban Facebook and YouTube […]

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Why All Governments Need to Unblock YouTube

While the Internet continues to explode with information and content, it is astounding that there are a number of governments that block certain websites to prevent their citizens’ access. The most notable target is YouTube. How Can Governments Block Web Access? YouTube is one of the most profound websites for gaining information available today, as […]

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