Douglas Crawford

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I am a freelance writer, technology enthusiast, and lover of life who enjoys spinning words and sharing knowledge for a living. Find me on Google+
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EC Proposes Tough New Online Privacy Rules
EC Proposes Tough New Online Privacy Rules
Under the EU’s 2009 ePrivacy Directive, traditional telecoms companies are prevented from listening to or otherwise tapping into customers’ communications,…
The Intel Management Engine – a  Privacy Nightmare
The Intel Management Engine – a Privacy Nightmare
Every modern processor made by Intel contains a backdoor known as the Intel Management Engine (IME). This is an isolated…
I Know What You Downloaded
I Know What You Downloaded
As I hope most readers already know, the problem with “torrenting” is that it is anything but anonymous. Indeed, the…
Decentraleyes Review – a Firefox privacy add-on
Decentraleyes Review – a Firefox privacy add-on
Decentraleyes is a new open source Firefox add-on that aims to improve your privacy while browsing. It does this by…
NIST asks for Help against Quantum Computers
NIST asks for Help against Quantum Computers
Make no mistake about it, the future of computing is quantum. And this is a problem that deeply concerns the…
Privacy Search Engines 2017 Group Review
Privacy Search Engines 2017 Group Review
Privacy search engines such as DuckDuckGo and Startpage are becoming increasingly popular. They usually leverage the big search engines in…
5 Best VPNs for Blackberry 2017
5 Best VPNs for Blackberry 2017
The first thing to note is that this article on 5 Best VPNs for Blackberry is specifically concerned with BlackBerry…
5 Best VPNs for China in 2017
5 Best VPNs for China in 2017
In this look at the best VPN for China 2017, I will also discuss the Great Firewall, and how VPNs…
5 Best VPNs for Facebook in 2017
5 Best VPNs for Facebook in 2017
In this article, I look at the best VPNs for Facebook in 2017. When it comes to privacy, Facebook is…
The Ethics of Buying Stolen Data
The Ethics of Buying Stolen Data
Another day, another data hack in the news. Yet in a world in which no online account seems safe from…
5 Best Popcorn Time VPNs 2017
5 Best Popcorn Time VPNs 2017
In this article, we will look at the best VPNs for Popcorn Time in 2017. Popcorn Time (PT) is an…
5 Best Android VPNs 2017
5 Best Android VPNs 2017
Android phones and tablets are powerful computers. It is therefore every bit as vital to protect yourself with a VPN when…
Why UK Porn Censorship Is a Terrible Idea
Why UK Porn Censorship Is a Terrible Idea
Hot on the heels of introducing the Investigatory Powers Bill, “one of the most extreme surveillance laws ever passed in…
5 Best VPN Services for 2017
5 Best VPN Services for 2017
Using a VPN service is arguably the single most effective measure you can take to improve your online privacy and…
Your Last Chance to Stop the UK Government Snooping on Your Online Life
Your Last Chance to Stop the UK Government Snooping on Your Online Life
The Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB, aka the Snooper’s Charter) is “one of the most extreme surveillance laws ever passed in…