Asia

by Muhammad Hamza Shahid December 02, 2019

UAE is one of the absolute worst areas for internet censorship worldwide. It is illegal to access a lot of content. It has very strict geo-restrictions and censorship policies. It does not have a comprehensive data protection law at a federal level. You need a VPN to access censored content and even make free-calls via […]

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by Muhammad Hamza Shahid November 27, 2019

In 2014 Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he wanted to turn Singapore into a “Smart Nation.” In this so-called “Smart Nation,” citizens are obliged to have their data placed on large insecure technological platforms for convenience and efficiency. Some data included on these platforms are medical histories, license plate registrations, and web-browsing history. […]

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by Muhammad Hamza Shahid November 22, 2019

The passage of the Philippine’s Data Privacy Act of 2012 has made it easier than ever for Filipino authorities to collect and share personal information from Internet users. As surveillance efforts ramp up in this Southeast Asian country, it’s more important than ever to protect your data. Using a VPN service is one of the […]

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by Muhammad Hamza Shahid November 21, 2019

For nearly two decades, the Republic of China (Taiwan) has partnered with the US National Security Agency (NSA) to share data and intelligence gathered online. Once in the hands of US authorities, collected information is then spread through the international Five Eyes alliance. If you’re a resident of Taiwan who cares about privacy and anonymity […]

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by Muhammad Hamza Shahid November 20, 2019

Hong Kong is well-regarded for its comprehensive digital privacy laws, which initially came into force with the passage of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in 1996. The laws were later updated in 2012 to reflect technological changes. However, Hong Kong is far from the security haven that many assume it to be. With Mainland China […]

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by Muhammad Hamza Shahid November 18, 2019

Installing a VPN is one of the best precautionary measures you can take toward protecting your online anonymity and curbing digital surveillance. In Japan, it’s especially important that Internet users protect themselves with a trusted VPN to keep watchful eyes at bay. American and western intelligence agencies such as the NSA work closely with Japan […]

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