Why Would You Need a New Address?

Although the internet is of course responsible for breaking down all sorts of barriers across the world, there is still a certain amount of prejudice and imbalance that exists online. Unfortunately as the internet becomes more politicized and commercial these inequalities are also starting to increase too. Take for example the commercial side, firms quickly … Read more

What’s a Proxy Server?

When I first started working in IT a few decades ago, a proxy server was known as an application gateway. ¬†That definition still is fairly accurate in some contexts, but in the world of the internet it sounds a little dated. ¬† In technical terms a proxy server is an application that sits between and … Read more

What is a VPN Server

Throughout the world of networking technologies, there is a lot of confusion about different terms and a VPN is one of those definitions. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which is actually quite a wide definition. The main reason for the confusion though is that the technology has developed over the years, so that today’s … Read more