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Biden’s approach towards Big Tech will secure consumers’ online privacy

  • Digital activists urge the new administration to focus on privacy and take action against the big tech.
  • The advocacy groups have pledged Biden to avoid officials from tech firms to make them part of his cabinet.
  • Because of social and political compression, the approval of comprehensive federal privacy law seems inevitable.
Last Updated: January 23, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

The world’s most heavily surveilled cities (fresh report with latest statistics)

The number of surveillance cameras has increased tremendously since the first closed-circuit television (CCTV) system was developed in 1927. Currently, it is estimated that there are over one billion CCTV cameras around the world. Without a doubt, these surveillance cameras come with some benefits. For example, they help to mitigate…
Last Updated: January 24, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Japanese advertisers see cookies consent and data privacy as prime concerns for 2021

Cookie deprecation, data privacy legislation, and contextual targeting have become the leading concerns for Japanese marketers in digital advertising for 2021. With different new privacy rules across other platforms, most Japanese marketers are continually coming to terms with these changes. Yet, 61 percent of marketers consider third party cookie depreciations…
Last Updated: January 21, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

UK Watchdog, CMA to investigate Google Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox rollout plan

The privacy updates in the internet world are happening across different platforms. A lot is happening in online advertising; Google is making changes across its Chrome cookies network. Chrome cookies are small files that store users’ information while they visit a webpage. Google has plans to change how it provides…
Last Updated: January 21, 2021 by Douglas Mabiria

Apple eradicates feature that allowed apps to bypass firewalls and VPNs on Big Sur

Best known for its features—especially privacy—Apple has once again proved that it does not compromise on security. Back in Oct. 2020, news broke out that revealed that Apple’s Big Sur had a defect that allowed attackers to bypass content filters and VPNs. A Big Sur user…
Last Updated: January 19, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

What about users’ data privacy as Google completes Fitbit acquisition

Alphabet’s Google has finally completed the acquisition of Fitbit following the approval from the EU late last year. The tech giant confirmed that it had purchased Fitbit for $2.1 billion as it plans to enter a new market. Google was under investigation by the U.S. government,…
Last Updated: January 16, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

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VPN guides and comparison

Best VPNs to unblock Facebook in 2021 (access the social platform anywhere)

Last Updated: January 19, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

10 best US VPNs to use in 2021 (all tested to be fast and secure)

Last Updated: January 16, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

ExpressVPN vs NordVPN in 2021: Know which is best via this abreast comparison

Last Updated: January 3, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Can a VPN improve ping? 7 best gaming VPNs to avoid lags

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3 best free Firestick VPNs (plus 3 premium choices) – Reliable and trustworthy

Last Updated: December 22, 2020 by Tiziana Piatos

How to install a VPN on Firestick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube in no time

Last Updated: December 24, 2020 by Abeerah Hashim

Privacy and security guides

Protecting your online privacy and enjoying the internet at full does not have to be complicated

How to unblock NBC outside the US – the ultimate 2021 guide

Last Updated: January 16, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

15 best secure and encrypted messaging apps to use in 2021

Last Updated: January 16, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

How to watch Discovery Go outside the US in 2021 with a VPN

Last Updated: January 17, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

How to watch CNNgo outside the US (2021 guide)

Last Updated: January 17, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

How to watch DirecTV outside the US (the 2021 guide)

Last Updated: January 2, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

Antivirus

Antivirus guides and comparisons

9 best antivirus software with parental controls for 2021

Last Updated: December 31, 2020 by Nwachukwu Glory

10 best antivirus software for 2021 (Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS)

Last Updated: December 31, 2020 by Abeerah Hashim

What is malvertising, and how to protect against it?

Last Updated: December 24, 2020 by Nwachukwu Glory

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