Shaking off Those Internet Shackles


Blocked and filtered, monitored and restricted – this is the reality of the internet today.  Ever clicked on a particularly funny looking video to be greeted by the message – ’we’re sorry that video is not available in your area’.  When did the internet change like this, it was once open to all, it didn’t…

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No Email Privacy by Default


The digital world has changed the way we communicate, that much is obvious.  The internet, mobile phones and digital communication mean that location means very little now and there’s little chance of being incommunicado unless you really want to.  This rise in different aspects of communication is bringing other issues into play though, one of…

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Apple Patches OS X Security Issue


Apple has been in the security news recently, battling flaws in it’s operating system which have made people browsing online unsafe. Over the years, OS X users have always enjoyed relative safety online compared to PC users but with increasing popularity more and more threats are being uncovered. In fact there have always been issues,…

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Maximizing Online Profit Through Region Locks


Many years ago, during one of the first hyped digital launches Amazon started discounting of the that years biggest sellers.  It was called a Wii-Fit and it was incredibly popular combining computer games and fitness in a single product.  Many of us dreamed of the pounds falling away as we simply played a few video…

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Travelling, VPNs and Region Locking


Imagine the scene, you’ve just survived a day which included a Tran-Atlantic flight, a two hour delay plus one of the most boring presentations you’ve ever had to sit through but now you’re back in the hotel.  You’re a hardy traveller and are well aware of how limited the options are on hotel entertainment centers…

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Project Manager Skills


A project manager must possess particular skills to make it to the organizational targets and be efficient and successful at precisely the same moment. In achieving this, the project manager should apply the complete array of classic management skills in addition to getting a detailed technical understanding of the project itself. It also permits the…

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The Digital Media Wars and VPNs


For years now people have been using proxies and VPN (Virtual private network) services to hide their real location.  Some do it for security reasons, particularly VPNs which encrypt your traffic whereas many people use it because they feel locked out of their favourite sites. Take for example a British citizen who usually watches the…

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A Secure VPN and the Need for Speed


Many years ago it was entirely possible to hide your location by using a free proxy server to bypass blocks and filters. However times have changed massively over the last few years and for several reasons, using a free proxy from some random website is impractical and risky. There are a variety of reasons but…

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Switching Your Virtual Location – VPNs


Most of the biggest web sites on the internet lookup your location whenever you visit them. They do this for a variety of reasons but mostly to control what you can do or see on their sites. For example it used to be very easy to buy from a different country version of Amazon than…

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Nyt Tag – Buying online or local


If you are getting a nyt tag or any other larger construction projects, you might have been wondering if you should buy it locally or same some money and buy it online. Just 10 years ago, most of us bought most of our items in local stores, but this trend have changed a lot since…

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