I LIKE YOU!

No big secret: At short intervals CyberGhost is asked to give out a promotion code. In personal mails, Twitter posts and on Facebook CyberGhost fans and friends question for a personal or general promotion, ‘to test the service before buying’. Well, for that reason we do have the ‘Free Service’ and actually no ‘promo, please’ could ever beat this offer – the Free Service is always and to everybody available and works with the same anonymization power as our regular servers do.

But CyberGhost also sees the need for ‘checking the service in all its aspects’ from time to time. That’s why the Facebook ‘LIKE’ campaign had been brought to life. It’s a fair deal: You will get one month CyberGhost VPN Premium Plus for one Facebook ‘Like’ and your email address. Just enter your address (or the one you want to use) and click on ‘Get serial code’. After that you will immediately get an email from us including your serial, which will grant you access to all servers for one month, 20 GB online safe, and one GB highspeed traffic (after that the data rate will be limited to 512 kBit/s).

Now, that’s what we call a good deal. How about you? Do you LIKE that?

UPDATE: This promotion is on hold for now

Blocked content? Try this!

You’re an American abroad and want to watch your favorite TV show or the newest episode on Hulu? No problem – at least not, if you use CyberGhost. With 75 servers in more than 15 countries you can access your country’s audio and video platforms even if these services are blocked in the country you live in at the moment. The same goes for content on YouTube, that might be available or not, depending on the region, you’re logged in.

And, just in case you forgot the addresses of your country’s platforms, have a look here. We provide you with the most important ones for Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, USA, Romania, Canada and France.

 

UK*

4 on Demand (http://www.channel4.com/programmes/4od) – Live program

BBC iPlayer (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/tv) – TV shows, movies & more

BBC Sports Streaming (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/tv_and_radio/default.stm) – sport events

Demand 5 (http://www.channel5.com/demand5) – TV shows  & more

Eurosport (http://www.eurosportplayer.de/) – sport events

ITV (http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/) – TV shows  & more

Sky Player (http://skyplayer.sky.com/vod/page/online-tv.html) – Live TV

Stv (http://player.stv.tv/)  – Program on Demand

 

Deutschland/Schweiz (für den Zugriff aus dem Ausland)*

3sat.online (http://www.3sat.de/index.html) – TV

ARD Mediathek (http://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/servlet/) – TV

Arte (http://www.arte.tv/de) – TV

Pro 7 (http://www.prosieben.de/) – TV

Sat 1 (http://www.sat1.de/) – TV

wilmaa (http://www.wilmaa.com/) – TV

ZDF Mediathek (http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek/hauptnavigation/startseite) – TV

Zattoo (http://zattoo.com/view) – TV

 

Romania*

Vplay  (http://vplay.ro )- TV shows, Manga, music, documentary

 

USA*

ABC (http://abc.go.com/watch) – TV shows  & more

AmcTv (http://www.amctv.com) – TV shows  & more

ABC Family (http://abcfamily.go.com/watch) – TV shows  & more

Amazon Video on Demand (http://www.amazon.com/gp/video/ontv/start/ref=sv_atv_1)

CBS (http://www.cbs.com/video/) – TV shows, movies

Comedy Central (http://www.comedycentral.com/) – TV shows  & more

Fox on Demand (http://www.fox.com/full-episodes/) – TV shows  & more

Fox Soccer (http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsoccer) – sport events

FX Network (http://www.fxnetworks.com/) – TV shows  & movies

iLike/MySpace Music (http://www.ilike.com/) – music

Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/) – TV shows  & movies

Lala Free Music (http://www.lala.com/) – music

Live Cricket (http://www.willow.tv/EventMgmt/Default.asp) – cricket

MTV (http://www.mtv.com/) – music, TV shows

NBC (http://www.nbc.com/video/) – TV shows , shows, Webisodes

Netflix (http://www.netflix.com/) TV shows  & movies

Pandora (http://www.pandora.com) – Internet radio

Southpark Studios (http://southparkstudios.com) – episodes

supersport.com (http://www.supersport.com/) – sport events

SyFy Rewind (http://www.syfy.com/rewind/) – Science Fiction & Fantasy

The CW (http://www.cwtv.com) – episodes

The WB (http://www.thewb.com) – TV shows, trailer

TV Land (http://www.tvland.com) – TV shows

tv.com (http://www.tv.com/) – TV shows  & movies

USA Network (http://www.usanetwork.com) – TV shows

Vevo (http://www.vevo.com) – music

VH1 (http://www.vh1.com) – music

 

Kanada*

Bravo! Canada (http://www.bravo.ca/television/) TV shows  & movies

City TV (http://www.citytv.com/) – TV shows  & local news

CTV (http://www.ctv.ca/) – TV shows  & movies

Global TV (http://www.globaltv.com/) – TV shows  & movies

MTV Canada (http://www.mtv.ca/) – music videos & more

Much Music (http://www.muchmusic.com/) – music videos & more

Spacecast (http://www.spacecast.com/) – Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Comedy Network (http://watch.thecomedynetwork.ca) – comedy

TSN (http://www.tsn.ca/) – sport events (ice hockey)

 

Frankreich*

Canal+ (http://www.canalplus.fr/) – TV

Direct 8 (http://www.direct8.fr/) – TV shows, movies  & movies

France 2 (http://www.france2.fr/) – TV

France 3 (http://www.france3.fr/) – TV

France 4 (http://www.france4.fr/) – TV

France 5 (http://www.france5.fr/) – TV

M6 (http://www.m6.fr/) – TV

TF1 (http://www.tf1.fr/) – TV

W9 (http://www.w9.fr/) – TV

* Not all platforms are to be accessed for free

 

Mission accomplished! CyberGhost went 1.000.000!

When starting as a closing time project a few years ago, none of the two programmers, who initiated the CyberGhost adventure, ever even thought about working on something HUGE, which would accomplish one day something like, say, one million users. Now it happened – made possible by you and done by us. We succeeded a lot of financial and bureaucratic adverseness and opposed our own government (Germany at that time) as well as we resisted the European data retention and all other attempts to establish a well monitored Internet – just to create a service, that would be SAFE TO USE. Safe in the meaning of granting you anonymity while using the Internet. You noticed, of course you did, and you accepted our service and made it bigger year by year.

You probably noticed as well, that we celebrated this important milestone in our company’s history with a raffle for all users and a special price, that goes along with the 1.000.000th CyberGhost account. The winners of the lottery will be informed in a few days via their respective email addresses they left at the raffle page, the winner of the two year CyberGhost Premium subscription and the trip to CyberGhost headquarter in Bucharest will get a note directly in her (or his) account. (That’s the only way to do, because it’s not possible to assign an account to a person or even an email address. Please, if you are the big winner, mail US by using the address we provide you with in that message.) More information about the ending celebration is to be found on our Aftermath Party Page (www.cyberghostvpn.com). There you will be provided with a field as well, where you can fill in the email address you used for the lottery – in case you don’t want to wait until we email you, just to find out if you won nor not.

CyberGhost thanks all participants and shouts out a BIG FAT THANK YOU to all old and new CyberGhosts! Like said: You brought our service that far!

(And the two programmers, who started all this? They are still with us, keep us all together and the service up and running – and are proud like hell. As we all at CyberGhost are!)

W3C – web standards that will protect your privacy

The World Wide Web Consortium, also known as W3C, just released two draft standards, that will “prevent surprises, to foster trust on the web”.

One standard defines a do-not-track preference (something that Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari already do), and the second standard defines mechanisms for users to express their preferences for cross-site tracking.

Interest into the standards showed US and European Union regulators. These standards seek to allow better tracking options for Internet users because some users “perceive targeting as intrusive, incorrect or amounting to junk mail,” W3C said.

Big players in the IT industry participated in the W3C tracking standards discussions, among them Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo.

New Servers from CyberGhost

We have some great news for you. Just opened up new servers in:

  • USA
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Netherlands
  • Poland.

So go ahead make some traffic and let us know what you think.

A list with all the servers you can find here: http://cyberghostvpn.com/en/product/server_status.html

 

EA Games accused of violating privacy rights

EA Games is accused of violating privacy regulation in Germany by its online distribution system called ‘Origin’. As the German magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ reported,  EA Games just translated the US terms and condition to German, and those terms and condition are in direct violation with the German privacy law.

More than 8000 gamers signed a petition demanding EA Games to modify its terms. Due to this facts EA Games said, that it “regrets any confusion”  and that they will modify the condition of use to comply with German laws.