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How to Use a BBC Iplayer Proxy Abroad

You may have noticed that many of the big websites have decided that they are not too keen on this big, free, sharing model of the internet.  Not so long ago you could log in to a machine anywhere in the world and surf around with impunity – but not any longer. The businesses involved have decided they...

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Russians Caught Out by IP Address

It’s astonishing to think that a Russian state media channel would go around changing Wiki pages in order to pass blame in a different direction. But possibly even more amazing that they were stupid enough to do it from a PC connected with an IP address registered to their company, no proxy or VPN like this! So what’s...

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Latest Stupid Erdogan Move – Turkey Blocks Twitter

Somewhere within the Turkish Government surely there must be someone who is able to tell PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  that his latest tactic of blocking social networking sites is incredibly stupid.  Unfortunately it would seem not,  as  that is exactly what has happened within the last twelve hours. Here’s an example of what happens if you now try to visit...

What Information is Hidden on My PC? 0

What Information is Hidden on My PC?

The majority of people who just use the internet every day for browsing, shopping and entertainment probably imagine that they have quite a decent level of privacy by default.    They probably expect that there browsing is private, passwords are secure and emails confidential at least to a certain extent.  Unfortunately the reality is a completely different story....

How to use an American Proxy for Netflix – Access in UK or Outside USA? 11

How to use an American Proxy for Netflix – Access in UK or Outside USA?

I’ve just cancelled my Sky cable service, I realised that my wife and I rarely watched any of the channels. In effect we were paying the £65 monthly subscription (that’s $98!)  for my youngest to watch reruns of Scooby Doo on one of the kids channels. This we decided was not great value for money so I went...