David Spencer Archive

How VPN use is hitting piracy sites ad revenue

The merits of using a VPN are increasingly well known. They offer you online security, privacy, and the ability to unlock blocked content around the world. But new reports suggest they could also be playing a role in the battle against online privacy too. Yes, that’s right,

Austria planning to ban internet anonymity

There are a number of countries which have tried to ban online anonymity. Most of them are brutal authoritarian regimes like Communist China, Iran, and Russia. But now there is a new name to add to the list and this one is a picturesque and democratic Alpine

UK porn age verification scheme to go live on 15th July

The UK Government has confirmed that their controversial and ill-thought through porn age verification scheme will go live on 15th July this year. The announcement comes as even the body tasked with overseeing the new arrangements admits that it will not stop young people from accessing explicit content

UK internet regulation proposals face huge backlash

The backlash against the UK Governments plan to censor the internet has continued to spiral with a growing number of MPs from all parties lining up to attack the sweeping new powers introduced last week by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. As we reported last week, the British