Posts about Privacy

Should Gibraltar be classified as a member of the 'five eyes' alliance?
IVPN News

Should Gibraltar be classified as a member of the 'five eyes' alliance?

There is a widely circulated misconception that Gibraltar is a part of the United Kingdom (UK). This misconception is reflected in the apparent classification of Gibraltarian VPN service providers as UK service providers. Such a classification misleads the users of Gibraltarian VPN services (such as IVPN) by giving them the false impression that Gibraltarian VPN services are governed by the UK laws and hence are subject to the signals intelligence sharing of the five eyes or ‘fourteen eyes’ alliances.

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Multi-hop v2 network now available
Releases

Multi-hop v2 network now available

We’re extremely excited to launch the much anticipated multi-hop v2 network today. This new network has been built from scratch to offer the highest levels of performance and privacy based on our experience running a VPN network over the last 6 years.

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Port forwarding reservations now available
Releases

Port forwarding reservations now available

Today we are excited to release the first of many upgrades to our network, reservation based port forwarding. Port forwarding is an advanced feature for customers who need to run servers whilst connected to IVPN (for more info see what is port forwarding?

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America's worst 'anti-online-privacy' politicians
Privacy & Security

America's worst 'anti-online-privacy' politicians

Every year or so we take a look at which US politicians are making a concerted effort to destroy what little privacy we have left on the web. From CISPA-supporters, to Snowden-haters, these are the people who have firmly planted their flag in the anti-online privacy camp, preferring to support entities who are pushing for surveillance and the curtailing of online freedoms.

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Internet Censorship Around the World
Privacy & Security

Internet Censorship Around the World

In 2013, Freedom House released a ‘Freedom on the Net’ report, detailing internet censorship and restrictions around the world. In the report, each country was awarded a ‘Freedom on the Net’ score out of 100. This was based on three different metrics - limits placed on online content, obstacles to internet access, and violations of user rights.

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