The Private Internet Access Android app is being open sourced

The Private Internet Access Android app is being open sourced

Private Internet Access (PIA) is open sourcing its Android VPN app and dependencies code to the public as part of its commitment to open sourcing all clients in the name of transparency and privacy.

Tim Berners-Lee unveils global plan to save the web

Tim Berners-Lee unveils global plan to save the web

The Contract for the Web requires endorsing governments, companies and individuals to make concrete commitments to protect the web from abuse and ensure it benefits humanity.

Private Internet Access users can now resolve internet names with the Handshake Naming System (HNS)

Private Internet Access users can now resolve internet names with the Handshake Naming System (HNS)

Starting since version 1.30 , the Mac, Linux, and Windows Private Internet Access (PIA) desktop clients have come with the ability to change the selected Name Server from PIA’s Domain Name System (DNS) servers to using one of PIA’s Handshake Name System (HNS) servers.

Teenagers' social media photos used to train eBay's AI without their knowledge

Teenagers' social media photos used to train eBay's AI without their knowledge

eBay is training its artificial intelligence using photos harvested from a social network popular among teenage girls for sharing photographs of their outfits without their knowledge or consent. The online marketplace uses pictures uploaded by unsuspecting users of Chictopia, a popular “style” sharing website headquartered in San Francisco.

#WinWithPIA: Private Internet Access is giving away a custom gaming computer at winwithpia.com

#WinWithPIA: Private Internet Access is giving away a custom gaming computer at winwithpia.com

In keeping with our long standing tradition at Private Internet Access of giving back to our community, PIA will be holding this giveaway contest at www.winwithpia.com. Hopeful entrants need to provide a special x digit code to successfully enter the contest.

How the NSA Spies on Us All – Part 3: The 80’s & 90’s

How the NSA Spies on Us All – Part 3: The 80’s & 90’s

This revelation was later corroborated by the Snowden leaks which indicated Room 641A as a probable operation Project FAIRVIEW collection site where AT&T had secretly agreed to provide access to their internet backbone connections for the NSA to facilitate domestic mass surveillance.