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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The US government keeps subpoenaing this VPN for customer information


AnchorFree, a major VPN provider, just released its 2017 transparency report. This lists government demands for user data by country, and the legal mechanism used. Perhaps the most eye-catching figure is that of the 81 formal legal requests received by the company, an astonishing 63 came from the US For context, the country that sent the second-most legal requests was France, which sent seven. Although AnchorFree — which owns Hotspot Shield — is a US-based company, the vast majority of its 600 million users are based elsewhere. The most common type of legal request the company received is a subpoena.…

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