Play UK lottery from abroad

Up until recently, playing the UK lottery from abroad was a relatively simple affair, just connect from any location you have access to the internet, login and buy your ticket. Easy, right? Well, not so fast, even though you could login and buy tickets outside the UK,...

China snoops on iCloud and Microsoft

China has one of the most repressive internet regimes in the world, restrictions are heavily placed on websites that allow the free flow of information and speech. Sites that criticise the government are often blocked and usage of Chinese citizens is widely monitored. In a new twist...

How to watch Demand 5 outside UK

In the past few years Channel 5 in the UK has improved greatly since it launched. There are many holiday makers and expats who want to know how to watch demand 5 abroad or outside the UK so we’ve put together this little guide to show you...

Citizenfour Review

Citizenfour is the latest documentary from award winning and emmy nominated film maker, Laura Poitras. Poitras was one of a group of journalists along with Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill who travelled to Hong Kong to meet Edward Snowden in the first instance and learn about the material...

Russian blog register not all that great

Earlier in the year Russian parliament agreed a new law requiring private bloggers who received a certain amount of visitors to be required to register their blog on a government register. The law was aimed at restricting the free flow of opinion online in answer to anti-government...

BBC website blocked by Chinese censorship

Internet restrictions are becoming big news around the world, the world is forever being inundated with new restriction stories. Blocks and restrictions aren’t only confined to countries that have repressive regimes, in fact the United Kingdom is quickly becoming a leader in sites blocked. This is related...

Citizenfour the Edward Snowden documentary

In 2013 the world woke up to a name that has almost become so well known that literally everyone has heard of him, Edward Snowden. Edward Snowden is best known as an American citizen who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) about the various...

How to download Android apps out of country

Android apps, like everything these days have region restrictions that come in to force wherever we go. From regional restrictions on things like DVDs at the turn of the millennium to online streaming content being restricted to a particular geographical region, it seems like in a world that is...

Europol says no to Anonymity

Cyber crime is on the increase and in the European Union the fight against this falls on Europol (European Police Office). In a recent interview with the BBC, the head of Europol, Troels Oerting has stated that they believe that in total there are only around 100 good...