July 2, 2022

Internet Safety Guide for Kids

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FROM PRIVACY HUB As a resource, the internet is a wonderful place for children to learn, explore ideas, and express themselves creatively. The internet is also key in a child’s social development, helping to strengthen communication skills, for example when playing games or chatting with friends. However, parents should be aware that all these activities […]

New iPhones

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Daily Crunch: Apple unveils new iPhones By Anthony Ha From TechCrunch The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here’s everything Apple announced today at the iPhone 11 event The biggest […]

How does Netflix block VPNs in 2018?

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In January 2016, Netflix issued an announcement that shook up the streaming world: They were cracking down on users accessing the site with VPNs. Prior to the announcement, virtual private networks had been a common way users in countries without access to the streaming site viewed content. However, following Netflix’s global expansion in the beginning […]

Chinese police are using smart glasses to identify potential suspects

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By Jon Russell From TechCrunch China already operates the world’s largest surveillance state with some 170 million CCTV cameras at work, but its line of sight is about to get a new angle thanks to new smart eyewear that is being piloted by police officers. The smart specs look a lot like Google Glass, but […]

China orders telecoms to block personal VPNs by February

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By Jon Fingas From engadget It’s getting harder to climb over the Great Firewall. China declared that virtual private networks were illegal back at the start of the year, and now it’s giving telecoms no choice but to fall in line.Bloomberg sources understand that the government has told carriers to block individual access to VPNs […]