Paul Bischoff is the editor of Comparitech and a consumer privacy expert. He's been writing about the tech industry since 2012 for publications like Tech in Asia, Mashable, and various startup blogs. He's also been cited as an expert by the New York Times, BBC, The Guardian, Engadget, Wired, Gizmodo, Forbes, and many more. At Comparitech, he covers topics like cybersecurity, digital privacy, VPNs, encryption, net neutrality, censorship, and identity theft. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.
Almost 54 percent of the world’s population (4.1 billion people) uses the internet. It’s our source of instant information, entertainment, news, and social interactions. But where in the world can citizens enjoy equal and open internet access – if anywhere? In this exploratory study, our researchers have conducted a country-by-country comparison to see which countries […]
5.1 billion people worldwide have mobile phones, accounting for almost 70 percent of the entire global population, according to the GSM Association. The majority of national governments (around 150) require mandatory SIM-card registration, which means you need your real name and personal details to sign up for phone service. Just how private is mobile […]
Taiwan enjoys a high degree of internet freedom. Unlike mainland China, the internet in Taiwan is not subject to censorship by authorities. Residents and travelers can freely access all manner of sites, apps, and services on the web without interference. That being said, there are still several reasons why you should use a VPN for Taiwan.