"This new law could allow everything you see, watch and buy online to be used by marketers to sell you products, and even for the government to see what sites you're surfing," said Francis Dinha, CEO and Co-Founder of OpenVPN. Dinha's virtual private network (VPN) was just quoted as having the strongest safety protocol, as reported by BuzzFeed tech guru Nicole Nguyen in her article, "How to Keep Your Browsing History Actually Private."
"Private Tunnel, which can be used by anyone for a small cost per year, creates a safety shield for your computer. It has been widely recognized for its effectiveness and cost efficiency, not to mention preventing more than 1-(m)illion cyber threats each day," Dinha said.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to repeal internet privacy rules. The existing rule required consent before broadband companies could sell your browsing history, app usage, purchasing history and more. It's awaiting President Donald Trump's signature to be become law.
Gary McCloud, former police officer and now head of Business Development for OpenVPN says it's important for people to take their own online security as seriously as their personal security.
"The average person, they lock their doors and windows at home. They go to a shopping center and they lock their car doors, but when it comes to cyber security, for some reason, it's taken a long time for people to catch on," he said. McCloud has helped negotiate OpenVPN licensing deals with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies.
"Digital security is very serious. People don't realize it but if someone hacks your account, gets personal, private information, then this could lead to problems with your physical security as well," McCloud added.
OPENVPN TECHNOLOGIES INC. is a privately held company based in Pleasanton, California. OpenVPN, our award-winning open source VPN product, has established itself as a de-facto standard in the open source networking space, now boasting more than 25 million downloads, worldwide.
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