Jamie

Jamie writes about current issues concerning digital privacy and security and is known to interview leading figures in tech. He also keeps an eye on changes in government censorship and surveillance.

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2 mins

Tinder will soon offer background checks on your matches

Tinder parent company Match is teaming up with Garbo to bring background checks to its datings apps. Will it work?
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1 min

Don’t post your vaccine cards on social media

Posting pictures of your vaccination card opens you up to identity fraud and scams. Here’s what you can do instead.
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4 mins

1 year on: As Covid-19 raged, our privacy slid

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, we take a look at how it has changed our lives both online and off, for better or worse.
Eye in a cloud.
5 mins

What your internet service provider knows from your online traffic

If you don't encrypt your online traffic, your ISP can potentially see everything. Let’s fix that.
Wifi router with checkmark in the wifi signal.
2 mins

A VPN on your router protects all your home devices

If you’re already using a VPN, you’ll know it comes with many benefits, from keeping your online activity private...
A newspaper with the map outline of Australia split in half.
3 mins

Link tax: How countries are forcing Big Tech to pay for...

Australia has become the first place where Google and Facebook pay for news on their platforms. Other countries want the same.
Internet icon on/off toggle.
3 mins

How to survive an internet shutdown

With internet freedoms on the decline and internet shutdowns on the rise, read this guide on how to survive political internet blackouts.
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3 mins

Splinternet: From one internet to multiple webs

The internet was meant to be universal, but countries are changing that by subjecting it to their own laws.
A mortarboard. The 2021 ExpressVPN Scholarship is now open for entries.
1 min

The 2021 ExpressVPN Scholarship is now accepting entries

The sixth ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship is now open for applications.
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4 mins

Protect your messaging apps with a password now

Give Signal, Telegram, Viber, and WhatsApp an extra layer of physical security with a passcode or a screen lock.

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