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Report: Guccifer a Russian Spy Who Forgot to Use His VPN

Daily Beast has the scoop on supposed 'lone' hacker who might be Russian intelligence

(Newser) - It's hard to beat a Russian spy at his or her own game, but sometimes all it takes is forgetting to use one's anonymity shroud online. That's per Mashable , which offers a condensed breakdown of the Daily Beast 's deeper dive into a startling claim about... More »

The Tool That Could Keep ISPs From Spying on You

There are different schools of thought on virtual private networks, or VPNs

(Newser) - The country now waits for President Trump to put his signature on a bill blocking enforcement of FCC rules meant to keep internet service providers from selling and sharing user data. What people aren't waiting to do, however: freak out about the official loss of much of their privacy... More »

Sports Fans Slip Past NBC's Iron Grip

Savvy Internet surfers turn to overseas servers

(Newser) - Olympics fans are mad and they're not going to put up with NBC's iron control any longer. The answer? The Internet, of course. Techies are linking to European servers to get their sports from across the pond, reports Reuters . Take Californian Jason Legate, who has been watching the... More »

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