Why Don’t VPN Providers Get Caught Out By User’s Activities?

While there is a lot of legitimate reasons to use a VPN, they also have illegal uses – like piracy and hacking. VPNs help to hide your identity online. They hide your IP address so that people on the other end don’t know where you’re really connection from and also encrypt your data, so that … Continue reading “Why Don’t VPN Providers Get Caught Out By User’s Activities?”

Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection

The 31 year old Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) could soon be updated, an event well overdue given the extent to which the electronic communications have changed over its lifetime. Under the ECPA, as it currently stands, there are there two possible outcomes when determining whether law enforcement agencies require a warrant to search data (such as … Continue reading “Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection”

Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes

Here’s an example of how not to handle privacy policy changes. On December 14 Evernote announced that it would be updating its Privacy Policy with details around new machine learning tools that were to be implemented. As part of said update and in order for the machine learning to function properly, we also learned that … Continue reading “Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes”