The book, ‘Complete Guide to Internet Privacy, Anonymity & Privacy’ (or COGIPAS for short) was published over a year ago and while the vast majority of its contents continue to remain valid to this day, I would like to update readers on my recommended VPN.
At pp. 136-138, 158 and 255 of the printed [...]
The wrestling match between online file-sharing websites and anti-piracy advocates has taken a cinematic turn, leading to some exciting real-life scenes. Police raids, overseas extraditions and worldwide governmental disputes sound like the ingredients for a summer espionage thriller, but they’re actually recent events surrounding the file-sharing debate. Strap in for this wild thrill ride unfolding [...]
According to one of the researchers, “Our goal is to provide all users with the download speed which today can only be found in private BitTorrent communities, combined with the privacy that is currently only offered by paid VPN services“.
Definitely something to keep an eye out for, and much needed. Let’s hope that the [...]
Anonymous, Decentralized and Uncensored File-Sharing is Booming (via TorrentFreak)
If you use a proxy or VPN service, you may wish to monitor your active ‘ports’ to ensure that your Internet traffic is actually being routed through the proxy or VPN.
For doing so, my book recommends the free port monitoring utility, CurrPorts (short for current ports) – http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/cports.html.
Port monitoring utilities such as this [...]