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Nobody trusts Facebook anymore. Here’s one way it could change that Recode, October 15, 2018

Why our VPN can ensure fair internet for all TechRadar, October 11, 2018

The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations TechCrunch, October 11, 2018

Hotspot Shield' privacy app is the top grossing app of the summer CNBC, September 10, 2018

AnchorFree, maker of Hotspot Shield, raises $295 million in new funding TechCrunch, September 5, 2018

AnchorFree, Maker of a Top Online Privacy App, Raises $295 Million The New York Times, September 5, 2018

AnchorFree closes $295M investment led by WndrCo AnchorFree, September 5, 2018

AnchorFree CEO: 'Freedom and Privacy on the Web Is Our Mission' Fortune, August 15, 2018

The Security App That Actually Makes Browsing Easier The Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2018

Our privacy concerns have brought this VPN provider tons of new users Fast Company, August 8, 2018

Why a VPN could be your best friend online TechRadar, July 25, 2018

This software startup had its best year ever and the CEO says the end ... Business Insider, February 24, 2018

Anchorfree’s David Gorodyansky Explains “Freedom as a Service” Huffington Post, December 7, 2017

The FCC Just Made Your Online World Less Private Forbes, March 18, 2017

The best free VPN 2017 TechRadar, March 17, 2017

Snapchat’s IPO May Be a Huge Vote for Privacy Newsweek, February 13, 2017

AnchorFree’s Hotspot Shield App Hits 500M Installs Bloomberg, January 12, 2017

10 Free (or Cheap) Travel Apps Worth Downloading The New York Times, June 28, 2016

Netflix VPN Crackdown: Hotspot Shield Can Still Get You Through Valuewalk.com, May 4, 2016

The Future of Public Wi-Fi: What to Do Before Using Free, Fast Hot Spots WSJ.com, January 19, 2016

Hotspot Shield co-founder explains why he doesn't want your datav ZDNet, January 12, 2016

Why Every Washington Politico Should Think Like an Entrepreneur Fortune, December 17, 2015

How to easily secure your web browsing with Hotspot Shield's free, unlimited proxy PC World, December 11, 2015

Hotspot Shield Creator Is on a Mission to Outflank the Censors NYTimes, October 14, 2015

Quickly create a VPN with the Hotspot Shield browser extension CNET, September 23, 2015

Hotspot Shield Launches VPN Plugins For Chrome And Firefox To Help People Liberate Their Internet Browsing TechCrunch, September 18, 2015

Kaboom Gives You Self-Destructing Messages You Can Share Anywhere LifeHackerh, August 10, 2015

AnchorFree Founder Wants Silicon Valley to Spend Less Time on Apps to Help Improve World NBC Bay Area, April 8, 2015

Hotspot Shield update brings three new VPN protection modes Android Authority, January 28, 2015

Privacy and Security in the Internet Age Wired, January 20, 2015

Download of the Day: Hotspot Shield TechRadar, December 23, 2014

Silicon Valley 40 Under 40: David Gorodyansky Silicon Valley Business Journal, December 12, 2014

AnchorFree's David Gorodyansky is helping oppressed people get access to information. Why are you working on a dry-cleaning app? NBC, November 14, 2014

This Entrepreneur Has One Simple Goal: Improve a Billion People's Lives Inc., May 8, 2014

Turkey - Twitter ban boosted business for the technology start-up Hotspot Shield The Washington Post, April 3, 2014

Turkey Twitter Ban: How 1.1 Million People Are Getting Around It NBC, March 22, 2014

This Tech Company Made Its Product Free In Venezuela To Fight Government Censorship BusinessInsider, March 22, 2014

The Most-Downloaded App in Turkey Lets Users Beat the Twitter Ban Motherboard, March 21, 2014

Turkey - Twitter Ban Boosts Downloads of a VPN The Wall Street Journal, March 21, 2014

Diplomacy & Tech: Turkey Bans Twitter CNN, March 21, 2014

Ban, What Ban? Users Keep Tweeting in Turkey NBC, March 21, 2014

Turkey's Twitter ban backfires: Tweets up 138%, VPN usage up, topic trends VentureBeat, March 21, 2014

America's Most Promising Companies Forbes, January 22, 2014

AnchorFree: Locking Down Privacy on the Web FOX Business, December 19, 2013

AnchorFree partners with Sourcenext to provide VPN services in Japan ZDNet Japan, December 5, 2013

This Company Found A Unique Way To Protect The Disabled From Amputee Fetishists Business Insider, November 2, 2013

Anchorfree: Data theft has doubled since 2009 Yahoo! News, October 4, 2013

Hotspot Shield Crosses 10M Installations On Android And iOS, Showing Strong Appetite For Mobile VPN TechCrunch, May 21, 2013

Hotpot Shield VPN: browse the web anonymously with app USA Today, May 7, 2013

AnchorFree encourages students to use protection MobileEntertainment, April 3, 2013

Students to Free Subscriptions to Popular VPN Client Hotspot Shield Mashable, April 1, 2013

Hotspot Shield Offers VPN Servers in Multiple Countries, Perfect for Watching Blocked Content Overseas LifeHackerh, March 7, 2013

Forbes Names AnchorFree as America's Sixth Most Promising Company MarketWire, February 20, 2013

America's Most Promising Companies: The Top 25 Forbes, February 6, 2013

America's Most Promising CEOs Under 35 Forbes, February 6, 2013

Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring Entrepreneur, January 9, 2013

Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring Entrepreneur, January 9, 2013

AnchorFree Brings Their Hotspot Shield Mobile Security App To Android TechCrunch, May 31, 2012

Hotspot Shield lets your Android surf safely over public Wi-Fi GIGAOM, May 31, 2012

Hotspot Shield Comes To Android, Keeps Your Mobile Browsing Secure PCWorld, May 31, 2012

With Its Hotspot Shield Hitting 60M Downloads, AnchorFree Lands A Whopping $52M From Goldman Sachs TechCrunch, May 21, 2012

Hotspot Shield maker AnchorFree lands $52M to protect you from the horrors of web browsing VentureBeat, May 21, 2012

With Its Hotspot Shield Hitting 60M Downloads, AnchorFree Lands A Whopping $52M From Goldman Sachs TechCrunch, May 21, 2012

The Daily Start-Up: AnchorFree Gathers $52M Led By Goldman WSJ, May 21, 2012

Hotspot Shield strengthens VPN with anti-malware wall CNET, January 19, 2012

Inc. Magazine Award - 30 Under 30 Inc., June 27, 2011

David Gorodyansky: Young Entrepreneur Enabling Free Speech in the Middle East Under 30 CEO, April 5, 2011

AnchorFree helps 1.5 million skirt China firewall SFGate, February 18, 2011

AnchorFree thrives when nations censor sites SFGate, September 5, 2010

How AnchorFree Scales China's Great Firewall BusinessWeek, September 2, 2010

Hotspot Shield lets users get around web censorship VentureBeat, October 20, 2009

Private, safe and anonymous browsing with Hotspot Shield Tech Superb, October 9, 2009

New York Times: Anchofree's Innovative Hotspot Ad Network New York Times, November 27, 2007

How to Protect Yourself on the Internet You don’t have to hide in a bunker or under your desk to stay safe from the Internet. ABC News


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