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“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

Facebook’s Onavo VPN is Banned from Apple’s App Store

A couple of weeks ago, I published a brief article entitled, You Should Delete Facebook’s VPN App. It provided a link to a number of articles describing Facebook’s violation of Apple’s data-gathering rules. The Facebook so-called VPN, called Onavo, did exactly the opposite of what VPNs are supposed to do: it monitored everything users were sending and receiving across the VPN and collected personal information about each VPN user, information that probably was to be re-sold to companies that want your private information. After all, that’s Facebook’s business model.

Now Apple has banned the Facebook VPN from its App Store. See https://tinyurl.com/yabm7wxp.

I suggest you also should exactly what Apple did: ban Facebook’s so-called VPN, called Onavo, from your mobile devices. Delete now.

Categories: Online Privacy & Security, VPN (Virtual Private Networking)

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