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11 July 2023
ChatGPT is designed to understand and generate human-like text based on the given prompts. It has demonstrated impressive capabilities in a wide range of applications, including natural language understanding, content generation, and interactive conversation.
Access to ChatGPT is prohibited in several countries, although the exact reasons behind these restrictions are not always transparent. Speculation suggests that in countries with heavy internet censorship such as China and Iran, blocking ChatGPT may be an attempt to control the flow of information and restrict freedom of expression. read more...
20 February 2023
No matter where you are living, facing online restrictions is inevitable. Online censorship and geo-restrictions make you miss out on a lot of content like Netflix catalogs, online video game libraries, free media streaming platforms and more.
The fact that not all websites are accessible to everyone is downright annoying. Sometimes, it's the government that is blocking websites, and at times it’s website owners who have imposed geo-blocks on their services. But whatever the case may be, it limits access to online content for users. read more...
15 September 2022
Azerbaijan government has recently restricted access to the social networks - TikTok and Facebook due to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The latest reports confirm that internet users in Azerbaijan are faced with issues while loading popular social media platforms TikTok Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and other. Users are facing difficulties to load chat platforms – WhatApp, Zoom, Skype, Viber and Facebook Messenger. Access to some news website is also restricted
As a result, the use of VPN technology has increased dramatically in Azerbaijan. Google Trends report confirms it.
Trust.Zone VPN usage in Azerbaijan has skyrocketed. Our team added a few servers to provide customers from Azerbaijan with the fast and reliable VPN service during blockade. read more...
2 June 2022
VPN blocks are imposed by both private companies and governments. There are many reasons for this. This, however, is not a problem if you know how to effectively bypass VPN blocks to access even the most properly secured websites.
According to statistics, approximately 51% of users worldwide have used VPN services. People want more privacy when it comes to third-party data storage, excessive government control and spying, and hackers looking for valuable information.
Users' personal information is more secure when they use a VPN. This, however, presents a significant challenge for state authorities seeking to track, monitor, and control Internet activity. They introduce various software to block VPN users. Is it possible to avoid such a blockage?
How do I stop VPN blocking? read more...
27 May 2022
International human right organizations have been expressing concern about how Russian authorities have been repressing free press for years. Instead of improving, the situation has gotten worse and worse until censorship involved the Internet as well.
With the Ukraine invasion, furthermore, censorship in Russia has reached levels never seen before: Russian citizens can’t access thousands of websites and new ones are being obscured every month.
According to the latest report, VPN usage in Russia increased by 900%
When it comes to online restrictions, however, there is a way of getting around them, and in this article, we’re exploring how. read more...
10 January 2022
If you are a fan of famous American shows like The 100, The Walking Dead, Criminal Minds, and many more, you will be well aware of the fact that watching American TV outside the US is not easy.
While the internet has made everything accessible - when it comes to US TV, it is not so easy to watch from abroad. That is due to viewing restrictions.
All popular American streaming services and TV channels are geo restricted and can only be watched from inside the US. These websites use IP-detection techniques to determine the IP address of all users before allowing access.
We have good news. You can now watch American TV from abroad using Trust.Zone VPN from anywhere in the world. read more...
15 November 2021
Canada has a lot of amazing streaming platforms for binge-watchers. However, nothing can beat American streaming services and US TV. We are not undermining the quality of Canadian TV, but viewers in Canada don’t have access to over 20+ popular US TV channels and streaming sites like HBO Max, Hulu, Crackle, Vudu, and many more.
Most of these channels are restricted in Canada due to licensing rights and content distribution rights. So, if you try to access a US streaming service from Canada and don’t meet the geo-requirement, you will get a location error.
Solution - Use a VPN read more...
29 August 2021
Virtual private networks are an excellent modern technology. Using a VPN allows you not only to remain anonymous on the Internet but also to have free access to the Internet from anywhere in the world, despite various prohibitions and restrictions.
Those people for whom the use of a VPN has not become a norm of life when leaving their native country may find that the usual social networks? YouTube, Instagram, or Netflix become inaccessible. Bad news for any traveler, isn't it? read more...
12 July 2021
If you have ever tried accessing STV, TV4, or Viaplay (all Swedish online content platforms) outside Sweden, you would have noticed an error message in response to your efforts. This often comes as a bit of a shocker to some folks. This is especially the case for those traveling out of Sweden for the first time. If that is your case, sorry, you cannot take Swedish TV with you when you leave the shores of Sweden. Shows like Quicksand and Caliphate are outside your reach when you leave the country.
This ban results from a phenomenon known as geo-restriction. However, it is not insurmountable. With a VPN like Trust.Zone, you can unblock Swedish TV outside Sweden. Before we dive into that, let’s know exactly how geo-restrictions work. read more...
4 June 2021
If you are a fan of Norwegian TV shows, you know it is hard to stay away from them. You probably also know that it is equally hard to access these TV shows when you're abroad.
Streaming platforms such as NRK and Viafree are locked by region, so you cannot access the content from anywhere else in the world. Or so you think.
It is possible to bypass content restrictions and watch as many Norwegian TV shows as you would like. Restricted access to Norwegian TV can be a thing of the past if you understand how to go around it. read more...