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  • Circle with Disney raises $10 million for its parental control device for families

    Circle with Disney raises $10 million for its parental control device for families

    Circle Media, the company behind Circle with Disney – a device that helps parents enforce their home’s internet rules and restrictions – has raised $10 million in Series A funding, the company announced this morning. The round was led by early stage venture fund Relay Ventures. There was another private equity investment in the round, but the parties didn’t want to… Read More

  • Turkey maintains Tor block, flicks social networks offline for 12 hours

    Turkey maintains Tor block, flicks social networks offline for 12 hours

    In light of the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, Turkey further tightened its already restrictive limits on certain forms of internet use. The most recent censorship thrust followed the revelation that the state now blocks Tor within its borders. Turkey appears to have clamped down on social app use for a roughly 12-hour period following the international incident. According… Read More

  • Opera’s desktop browser with a built-in VPN is now available to all

    Opera’s desktop browser with a built-in VPN is now available to all

    Opera has become the first browser maker to ship a desktop internet browser that includes an unlimited VPN service baked-in. Read More

  • Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

    Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

    Earlier this year, Opera launched its free and unlimited VPN service for iOS; today it is bringing the same functionality to Android. Like the iOS version, the Android app is based on Opera’s acquisition of SurfEasy in 2015 and allows you to surf safely when you are on a public network. While Opera’s marketing mostly focuses on safety, Opera VPN also allows you to appear as if you… Read More

  • How the VPN industry is creating its stake in online gaming Crunch Network

    How the VPN industry is creating its stake in online gaming

    From single-player, 16-bit 2D arcade games to free-to-play online multi-player games, the gaming industry has come a long way in the last decade. We can only watch with awe as newer games surprise us with their stunning graphics and engaging game play. However, more and more game developers have jumped into the fray and started catering to the online multi-player games genre. Read More

  • Finally, a service that tests and ranks the best VPNs for China

    Finally, a service that tests and ranks the best VPNs for China

    Circumvention Central is a resource that tests the speed and reliability of VPNs on actual websites not just servers, and on an ongoing basis. The result is that, rather than a static list of VPNs that you could plump for, Great Fire wants to provide a living, breathing ranking of those that work best. Read More

  • Opera brings its free VPN service to iOS with a new app, Opera VPN

    Opera brings its free VPN service to iOS with a new app, Opera VPN

    Following the launch of a built-in VPN service in its web browser last month, Opera this morning debuted a free and unlimited mobile VPN app for iOS devices. Called Opera VPN, the app is designed to protect users’ privacy – it removes ad blockers, for example – but it’s also marketed towards those who want a way to work around restricted internet access, such as on… Read More