The Wikimedia Foundation, the charity the operates the Wikipedia website, announced last month (June 2015) that it would be changing its website address. The site, which has historically been found at the following URL - http://www.wikipedia.org - is now at https://www.wikipedia.org.What’s the difference?If you look carefully you’ll see that the new address has an ‘s’ before the colon. This...
If you’ve been accessing American Netflix from outside the UK, you will most likely have been using a virtual private network (VPN) in order to make the Netflix servers mistakenly believe you are accessing from inside the country. It’s not the biggest crime anyone committed online, but it’s technically a “tiny bit dodgy.”Hola is one such VPN service and...
On May 31st this year the United States Senate had a rare Sunday sitting in which the members voted on the controversial Patriot Act, a piece of legislation that would have extended US spy agencies’ snooping powers. The Act didn’t pass.A separate act, entitled the US Freedom Act was voted through on the same day. This legislation, seen by...