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Download Android apps anonymously via the Aurora Store

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Don’t want Big Tech knowing what apps you download? The Aurora Store is one private alternative to the Google Play Store.
Biometric data collection around the world

Biometric data collection around the world

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Must-see sites on the dark web

The top 9 .onion websites from the depths of the dark web

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Looking to explore the depths of the dark web? There’s so much to see, where do you start? ExpressVPN lists the must-see .onion sites for 2020.
Biometric data collection around the world

Biometric data collection around the world

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What biometric records does your country have on you? We look at how 10 countries, including U.S., Australia, and China, collect and use biometric data.

With a new bill, Canada could get very tough on data privacy

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If passed, the GDPR-style regulations would include some of the heaviest fines in the world for privacy violations.
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Canada’s version of the NSA is just as bad

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So you thought the NSA was shady. Turns out Canada’s surveillance agency exercises egregious online monitoring, too.
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What is SOCKS5? How do SOCKS proxies work?

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The Aurora Store Logo inside a shopping bag

Download Android apps anonymously via the Aurora Store

2 min read
Don’t want Big Tech knowing what apps you download? The Aurora Store is one private alternative to the Google Play Store.
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Lightning Network: A better way to pay with Bitcoin

7 min read
Improvements to the Lightning Network have made it easy to pay by Bitcoin with a low fee.
Socks with a shield pattern hanging on a line.

What is SOCKS5? How do SOCKS proxies work?

2 min read
Learn about the benefits of using the SOCKS5 proxy to keep your identity private and whether you should use it with a VPN.
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Installing apps on LineageOS for greater privacy

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9 times Facebook violated your privacy

9 times Facebook violated your privacy

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How ExpressVPN ensures no one can slip malware into your apps

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It takes many people, working across many systems, to produce and maintain an ExpressVPN app. To do it safely, we have to make sure...
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Why you can’t judge a VPN by its server count

6 min read
When it comes to choosing a VPN company, there are many things you'll want to take into account, such as do they provide good...
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ExpressVPN leak testing tools

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The ExpressVPN Leak Testing Tools are an extensible suite of Python tools designed for both manual and automated leak testing of VPN applications. Developed by...
What is a DNS leak?

What are DNS leaks?

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The Aurora Store Logo inside a shopping bag

Download Android apps anonymously via the Aurora Store

2 min read
Don’t want Big Tech knowing what apps you download? The Aurora Store is one private alternative to the Google Play Store.
Bright yellow lightning rod

Lightning Network: A better way to pay with Bitcoin

7 min read
Improvements to the Lightning Network have made it easy to pay by Bitcoin with a low fee.
amazon is watching you too

5 ways Amazon spies on you (even if you’re not a customer)

5 min read
When it comes to invasive algorithms, Amazon is rarely mentioned in the same breath as Facebook or Google. Perhaps that’s a mistake.

New partnership brings ExpressVPN protection to LastPass users

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Starting today, all new and existing LastPass Premium and Families subscribers will be offered a 30-day free trial of ExpressVPN. Also: Win a LastPass subscription!

ExpressVPN beta launches Lightway, a VPN protocol for the modern internet

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Most VPN services rely on a standard set of protocols—methods by which your device connects to a VPN server—each with its own strengths and...

ExpressVPN adds help guides to its iOS and Android apps

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At ExpressVPN, we take pride in our customer support, offered by real people working around the clock.  Recently, we’ve made it even easier for customers...