ORGCon14 Report – Data retention takedown

At 12pm a talk chaired by Elizabeth Knight the Legal Director of the Open Rights Group took place in one of the smaller side rooms of ORGCon14. The presentation focused on the Data retention takedown by Digital Rights Ireland. Simon McGarr was the main speaker of the event,...

ORGCon14 Report Part 2

ORGCon14 that took place on the 15th – 16th November 2014 saw many presentations being given, some at concurrent times, making it a difficult choice for visitors to select which intriguing talk to be part of. As part of our ORGCon14 round up we had the opportunity to...

Local VPN servers when travelling

As part of my travelling in Malta series in which I have somewhat been cataloguing my thoughts and findings from the small island of Malta, I have been testing various VPN providers to see which is the best VPN for travelling. Malta, a tiny island nation just...

VPN Provider Black Friday Deals Guide 2014

It’s that time of year again, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For those of you who are unaware of the tradition, it is an American tradition when retailers generally reduce prices by huge amounts for a day or over the weekend and the Monday. With the advent...

ORGCon14 Report Part 1

The Open Rights Group, a UK based digital rights organisation held its annual event, ORGCon14 over the weekend of November 15th and 16th 2014. ORGCon is billed as the biggest digital rights event in the UK and brings together well known writers, speakers and internet activists to...

Using a VPN on location in Malta

The United Kingdom is getting a little cold now its November, temperatures have been dropping to around 8 degrees celsius (46.4 fahrenheit) and the rain and cold are starting to grate a little. So with that in mind and being in the fortunate position of working “online”...