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What is metadata and what does it mean?

5 min read
Although metadata is everywhere, it’s easy to ignore. But anyone who cares about their privacy should pay attention to the many ways metadata can be used to mine personal information.
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The top 9 .onion websites from the depths of the dark web

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Tl;dr: The best dark web links and onion websites in 2020 ProPublica The first major online news organization to create an onion site. Facebook Not usually known for...
Question mark in html tags displayed by browser tab.

What is metadata and what does it mean?

5 min read
Although metadata is everywhere, it’s easy to ignore. But anyone who cares about their privacy should pay attention to the many ways metadata can be used to mine personal information.
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Quick biography: Edward Snowden

3 min read
Since becoming a household name in 2013, Edward Snowden has remained in the global spotlight for his privacy advocacy and personal legal drama.
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Why UK police love Uber: The company shares its data with them

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The ride-sharing company uses passenger and driver data to help law enforcement.
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7 countries are calling for access to your private messages

4 min read
Citing public safety, governments are pushing for backdoors into apps that have end-to-end encryption.
Edward Snowden's glasses.

Quick biography: Edward Snowden

3 min read
Since becoming a household name in 2013, Edward Snowden has remained in the global spotlight for his privacy advocacy and personal legal drama.
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A huge drug bust raises questions about dark web anonymity

3 min read
Working under Operation DisrupTor, law enforcement in nine countries arrested 179 people in connection with the sales of illegal goods.

How ExpressVPN ensures no one can slip malware into your apps

3 min read
It takes many people, working across many systems, to produce and maintain an ExpressVPN app. To do it safely, we have to make sure...
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Why you can’t judge a VPN by its server count

6 min read
When it comes to choosing a VPN company, there are many things you'll want to take into account, such as do they provide good...
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ExpressVPN leak testing tools

6 min read
The ExpressVPN Leak Testing Tools are an extensible suite of Python tools designed for both manual and automated leak testing of VPN applications. Developed by...
What is a DNS leak?

What are DNS leaks?

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just surveilling the police won't prevent violence

We need more than surveillance to prevent police violence

5 min read
Citizens subconsciously modify their behavior in the presence of surveillance devices. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to have the same effect on law enforcement.
Chelsea Manning.

Quick biography: Chelsea Manning

5 min read
Her disclosure of hundreds of thousands of confidential military and U.S. state documents resulted in a 35-year prison sentence.
Julian Assange.

Quick biography: Julian Assange

3 min read
The divisive figure founded WikiLeaks, which gained worldwide fame in 2010 for publishing secret Afghan and Iraq war files.

New partnership brings ExpressVPN protection to LastPass users

2 min read
Starting today, all new and existing LastPass Premium and Families subscribers will be offered a 30-day free trial of ExpressVPN. Also: Win a LastPass subscription!

ExpressVPN beta launches Lightway, a VPN protocol for the modern internet

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Most VPN services rely on a standard set of protocols—methods by which your device connects to a VPN server—each with its own strengths and...

ExpressVPN adds help guides to its iOS and Android apps

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At ExpressVPN, we take pride in our customer support, offered by real people working around the clock.  Recently, we’ve made it even easier for customers...