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Signal vows to fight blockage in Iran amid newfound popularity
Tehran has a long history of controlling access to chat apps and social media. Signal doesn't want to take it.
Networking firm Sandvine cancels Belarus contract, citing ‘custom code’ that aided censorship
The episode highlights the role that software and cybersecurity firms can quietly play in the violation of human rights.
China wants individual access to VPNs cut off by February 2018
The policy falls in line with the country's rules around its "Great Firewall.”
VPN usage booming as uncertainty looms over Trump presidency
No one is quite sure what is coming from a Trump administration. Because of that, VPNs and other privacy software are seeing user spikes in following the conclusion of the 2016 election.