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After a year of debate in the House of Lords and House of Commons, the Investigatory Powers Bill has finally passed. The largest overhaul of the surveillance powers for government use, colloquially called the Snoopers Charter Bill, the law itself will be implemented in sections over the coming few years thanks to the timetable that is part of the regulations. Read more

At midnight, September 30th, 2016 a major transfer of power was initiated by the United States to the United Nations. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) went from the control of the US Department of Commerce over to a non-profit organization. This means that ICANN is now essentially an independent body that is now accountable to stakeholders from around the world. This includes government advisory boards, industry and technical committees as well as those in telecommunications and the internet. Read more

Online security, or lack thereof; is one of the factors why Virtual Private Networks, ad blockers and many other similar products are in such high demand these days. Up until this point, there was no browser that would compliment a VPN connection and your privacy but Brave roared up to the challenge! Read more

September 30, 2016

It's a wrap. As of 12:01 AM Washington DC time, the internet will no longer be under US control as injunction refused by judge. Read more

September 1, 2016

We are accustomed with the idea that the web is free and many times we just take that for granted. Soon, our internet freedoms may be a thing of the past. Since Obamas administration term is due to end, he wants to set his mark by doing one last major thing. On October 1st, the US will surrender the oversight of the internet - Ending the free speech which was protected by the US constitution. Read more