Virtual private network (VPN) News

A virtual private network, most commonly known as a VPN, is a service that allows users to create a private network connection when using a public network. It ensures that a user’s online activity is protected and allows them to use a public network safely. 

There are several advantages of using a VPN. First, a private network provides access to numerous network-related services and resources for a closed group of approved users. Traffic coming in to and out of the network only goes through those nodes that are a part of the private network. Therefore, one can access the internet privately, as users’ network activity is not linked to their IP address.

Furthermore, there is traffic segregation, which means that neither the traffic specific to the private network nor the extraneous traffic affects each other. In addition, a VPN offers extra security against hackers and other parties interested in a user’s personal data, such as third parties like a government or internet service provider. Through a virtual private network, it is possible to avoid censorship by bypassing geographical boundaries. It’s a more accessible, secure way to access corporate networks and browse the internet safely in public locations.

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The NYM Innovation Fund will support research on mixnets and privacy-enhancing technologies.
Nym Technologies raises $300M to advance internet privacy, sending token price up
Ornella Hernández
2022-05-03T19:30:00+01:00
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Sponsored
As some countries block sites and jam communications, this project is vowing to offer a "truly decentralized and anonymous alternative to the regular internet."
How a blockchain network plans to tackle the internet's major shortcomings
Edith M.
2021-12-10T10:00:00+00:00
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Opinion
Decentralized private networks offer the benefits of VPNs, but with additional advantages that exclude a central point of control.
DPN vs. VPN: The dawn of decentralized web privacy
Evan Luthra
2021-03-20T07:23:00+00:00
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News
Picking Chainlink over its competitors was an easy decision for Waterhouse.
Orchid adds a new 'secret shopper' oracle for greater transparency
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-21T16:59:00+01:00
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News
The app is among the top 5 most popular DApps in the world and it is available for both Android, iOS, and macOS users.
Tachyon VPN Reaches 1 Million Users in Just Six Months
Husayn Hashim
2020-08-23T20:00:00+01:00
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Brave Browser takes the security and privacy of iPhones and iPads to the next level by partnering with Guardian, provider of VPN and Firewall services.
Brave Browser Brings New Level of Security to iOS users
Michael Kapilkov
2020-07-27T21:53:00+01:00
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News
U.S.-based company launched a VPN app for iOS users after witnessing a surge in VPN services demand across the world.
Orchid Labs CEO Says New VPN Seeks to Enhance Privacy Rights
Felipe Erazo
2020-07-09T19:40:00+01:00
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Tachyon, a blockchain-based ecosystem built with the help of proof-of-stake creator, Sunny King, already has 100,000 entities using its VPN.
Decentralized VPN Gaining Steam at 100,000 Users Worldwide
Benjamin Pirus
2020-05-01T22:29:26+01:00
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