Paul Bischoff is a tech writer covering IT-related subjects since 2012. A digital nomad who depends on the internet to make a living, he's always seeking out the best value and highest quality products and services on the web. He previously worked as the China editor at Tech in Asia and is a regular contributor at Mashable, as well as several blogs for internet startups around the world. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.
Most internet users expect the freedom to be able to toggle between Twitter and Instagram with both programs loading at the same speed. However, what many don’t realize is that governmental policies are controlling our access to the internet, including social media. In 2015, under the Obama administration, rules were enacted that prohibited internet providers […]
Social media has put a proverbial microphone in front of every person, with its speakers aimed toward the world. Faced with this golden but loaded opportunity, we can choose to whisper into it, shout at it, or turn it off entirely. Many people choose to embrace the microphone: Facebook generates four petabytes (that’s 4 […]
Three out of five politicians’ websites lack basic HTTPS encryption, according to a new study by Comparitech. Comparitech assessed the personal websites of more than 7,500 politicians in 37 countries across the globe. Of those websites, 60.75 percent did not use valid SSL certificates, meaning visitors’ connections to those sites are not private nor secure. […]