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Something about commercial VPN Services : My concerns

Something about commercial VPN Services : My concerns

In the previous article, I’ve exposed here the concept of a VPN, what’s happening when you using one, and what do the commercial services are offering. Now, I’ll explain why I don’t trust them, and why I won’t use them. And by extension, why I will never write any “sponsored content” for them. Once again, that’s just my personal opinion, do whatever you want ! Common misconceptions and misinformation Some benefits exposed by the providers are not true or incomplete.

- 14 minutes read time

Something about commercial VPN services : What is a VPN ?

Something about commercial VPN services : What is a VPN ?

Last years, I’ve wrote a vulgarization article about the differences between a VPN and a Proxy (article in French). You may have noticed that the commercial VPN services are a common sponsor for the so-called social medias influencers. I have myself received various offers from various affiliation managers (I’m an influencer, yeay ! \o/) and I never answered them. Mostly because they simply didn’t read my contact page where I say it’s unnecessary to reach me for these kind of proposition.

- 10 minutes read time

The complex case of online age verification against privacy protection laws

The complex case of online age verification against privacy protection laws

La CNIL, or Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, is the French Administrative Authority competent for the personal data protection under the GDPR and national law perimeter. On July 26th, they published a study (link in French) about the online age verification regarding the adult restricted content on the Web, the existing solutions, their opinion, and their recommendation. As the CNIL article is quite long and in French, I’ll propose you a summary with some opinion about it.

- 14 minutes read time

Setup your own DNS over HTTPS server

Setup your own DNS over HTTPS server

DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a protocol for Domain Name System resolution using HTTPS to secure the communication between the client and the name server. It was proposed by the IEFT and is still a work in progress. However, DoH has been quickly implemented by the Big Tech corporations like Google, CloudFlare and also Mozilla Foundation which enabled the protocol by default in the United States of America in Firefox.

- 16 minutes read time