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How to Set Up Shadowsocks With Outline

Shadowsocks is a powerful tool that can help you escape censorship, in particular the Great Firewall of China. As much as we like it, though, setting it up can be a bit tricky, which is why we’ve put together this guide on ho…

Shadowsocks vs. VPNs: Which Should You Use?

If you want to escape internet censorship, you may have wondered whether a VPN or Shadowsocks is the better choice for you. Both are powerful tools that will help you evade any blocks, but each comes with its own strengths an…

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Advertisers?

What with all the stories about data harvesting by large companies, you may have wondered what’s actually in it for them. Let’s take a look at what your data’s worth—and why so many companies are doing whatever it takes to …

How to Unblock YouTube

YouTube may be blocked for multiple reasons. Individual videos are sometimes region-blocked in some countries, while the entire YouTube website is blocked in some countries—or on some workplace networks. We’ll go over how t…

What Is Shadowsocks, and How Does It Work?

If you’re looking to escape internet censorship, one interesting option is something called Shadowsocks. Not only is its name intriguing, it also promises to get you past any blocks safely. Let’s see what this protocol can an…

What Do VPNs Share with Law Enforcement?

VPNs promise to protect your privacy, but law enforcement and courts the world over have the legal right to ask for your records—provided they can make a case against you. How do VPNs handle these requests, and how much do …

How to Escape Internet Censorship

As you probably know, the internet isn’t free everywhere: in some countries, people are met with blocks when accessing sites the government doesn’t approve of. Thankfully, there are ways around these blocks, and you don’t eve…

What Is a VPN Tunnel, and How Does It Work?

If you’re shopping for a VPN—or even just curious about what these services can do for you—you’ve probably come across the term “VPN tunnel” or “secure tunnel.” What are these tunnels exactly, and why are they important?…

The 5 Best Free Cloud Storage Services

There’s no shortage of great options if you’re looking for free cloud storage. Plenty of companies will let you store several gigabytes in the cloud, and all you need to do is create an account. We’ve put together our five fa…

5 Things You Should Use a VPN For

VPN providers make a lot of promises. They have a tendency to describe their product as a silver bullet for all your privacy needs. To cut through the noise, we’ve put together the five most important things you should use a…

How to Make an NFT

You can’t escape the NFT craze right now: everybody is talking about these digital assets, or even going so far as putting out their own. As a result, you may find yourself curious about how to get in on the action. Here’s ho…

CPU vs. GPU: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever built your own computer—or even just read about it—you’ll have figured out that a CPU and a GPU are two very different things. But what’s the difference exactly, and how does this work in practice?…

What Is Web3? 

A new buzzword has taken over the internet: Web3, also known as Web 3.0 or web3. People say it’s the future—but what does that really mean? Let’s take a look at what Web3 is and what it may have in store for us….
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