With the recent legal change in the US, your ISP (internet service provider) is now allowed to sell your private data -- including medical information, bank information, Social Security numbers, any darn thing they can squeeze a nickel out of -- without your knowledge or consent. When Comcast, … [Read more...] about Do You Care About Your Online Privacy? Get This
I've written quite a bit about using VPNs when you're living or traveling abroad. (You can find previous articles here, here and here.) Now here's another reason -- with thanks to VyprVPN for the infographic. You can save a bundle on flights and car rentals when booking travel if you use … [Read more...] about Surprise Discovery! Use a VPN and Save Hundreds or Thousands of Dollars. . .
As an expat, you need a free and uncensored internet so you can see and share news, connect with loved ones, and enjoy the social media, entertainment and other amenities you're used to. Sadly, censorship is increasing all over the globe -- and you might be surprised at where it's occurring. … [Read more...] about The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom
From the archives. . . It's not a VPN (virtual private network), but it lets you watch US TV shows on your computer, TV, tablet, phone or game device. It's perfect for expats and travelers who want to keep up with favorite shows, sports and other entertainment from "home." It's called … [Read more...] about How to Watch Your Favorite US TV Shows from Anywhere in the World
When you're traveling or living abroad, it's nice -- and sometimes necessary -- to access familiar websites from home. Unfortunately, it's not always possible. Unless you're using a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN creates a private internet "tunnel" that lets you do two important … [Read more...] about EarthVPN: Another Virtual Private Network that Protects Your Privacy
If you believe recent allegations, the NSA has been spying on your internet activity for years. They say they don't target US citizens. They do target communications between the US and other countries. So, if you're a US expat living abroad, or if you're an expat in the US, you're a … [Read more...] about The NSA (aka Big Brother) is Watching You