About: rasengan

Profile May 26th, 2016
Andrew is a long-time advocate of privacy and the conservation of the personal realm. He served as the brand manager for an internationally recognized best-selling product prior to co-founding Private Internet Access.
Website https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/

Posts by rasengan:

  • May 26, 2016
  • Privacy, Security,

Privacy, an In-Alienable Human Right

Wikipedia begins its analysis on the history of privacy by recognizing Aristotle as the beginning of our collective understanding of privacy in humanity. This is wrong. Humans have been around for…

  • Apr 19, 2016
  • News,

Netflix Blocks Chrome Incognito Users

TL;dr: Netflix appears to be blocking Chrome Incognito users from using Netflix. It works fine with PIA and normal browsing, but with or without PIA, in Incognito, Netflix does not…

  • Mar 27, 2016
  • Bitcoin, Privacy,

Surveillance is Power: The Information Advantage


The following statements are opinions of my own. "Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight.  Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom…

  • Apr 10, 2014
  • News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Heartbleed: Post Mortem

At Private Internet Access, we consider our customers’ privacy and security to be our highest priority. That is our business. That is our expertise. We wanted to take a brief…

  • Dec 12, 2013
  • News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Gmail Privacy Proxy: Right Idea, Wrong Execution

Today, Google Mail announced that they will be proxying images received through GMail through their safer, faster proxy servers. At first glance, this appears to be an amazing step in…

  • Nov 27, 2013
  • Bitcoin, News, Privacy, Security,

The Gift of Privacy

At Private Internet Access, we’ve always been very interested in forward-thinking payment methods. We were one of the first VPN providers to officially accept Bitcoin (BTC/XBT), and additionally, we were…

  • Nov 18, 2013
  • Bitcoin, Programming, Security,

An Eventful Morning

TL;DR: Our Vanilla Forum installation was hacked, but our VPN system was completely unaffected.  Forum users should change their passwords if they are used on other sites. Today, on November 18, 2013, on or about 5AM, we discovered a message posted…

  • Jun 14, 2013
  • Bitcoin, News, Privacy,

PRISM

We understand that there have been a number of questions discussed regarding the recent disclosure of the NSA's PRISM program. A number of our customers have expressed concern about whether…