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VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans
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VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans

As countries around the world ban or threaten to restrict TikTok, interest in virtual private networks has spiked. The use of VPNs can let users access an online service from an encrypted tunnel and thus bypass app blocks. “We are seeing an increasing number of governments around the world attempting to control the information their…

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4 Countries That Really Don’t Like Facebook’s Crypto Libra – CCN.com
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4 Countries That Really Don’t Like Facebook’s Crypto Libra – CCN.com

Governments around the world went on high alert after American social media giant Facebook announced a permissioned blockchain digital currency, named Libra. Unsurprisingly, the prospect of a privately-backed alternative digital currency didn’t exactly excite financial regulators in North America, Europe, and Asia. Here are the four countries that really don’t like Facebook’s Libra. France Is…

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