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Are VPNs Legal?

As virtual private networks are often used for things that aren’t completely legal, like torrenting copyrighted material or circumventing Chinese censorship, it might seem plausible to think that VPNs are illegal. The good ne…

Slow VPN? Here’s How to Make It Faster

Virtual private networks are great tools, but they all have one problem: They slow down your connection. However, they shouldn’t bring it down to a crawl. If you’re suffering from agonizingly slow speeds while connected to yo…

5 Signs a VPN Isn’t Trustworthy 

VPNs are a big business worth billions of dollars a year. With so much money up for grabs, it’s no surprise that many VPN providers just aren’t trustworthy. So how do you choose a good, trustworthy VPN? Here are some telltale…

How to Delete Telegram Messages and Chat Histories

If you’ve recently ditched WhatsApp for Telegram in a bid to protect your chat privacy, you’ll probably want to know how to delete conversations from both your device and Telegram’s servers. This isn’t quite as straightforwar…

How to Use the Internet from China

If you’re visiting China and want to use the internet, you’re in for a nasty surprise: Many sites you take for granted, like Google and Facebook, can’t be accessed from the People’s Republic. This block, often called the Grea…

How to Set up PGP Encryption in ProtonMail

Pretty Good Privacy, or PGP for short, lets you lock your email messages so that only the intended recipient with the key can view them. ProtonMail is one of the few email services that supports this feature without any extra…
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