Virtual private networks, or VPNs, have been around for a while but they still aren’t much of a mainstream service. The only ones who know about VPNs are those who are sufficiently tech-literate, and of the ones who do know, only a fraction actually use them. That’s a shame because VPNs are a fantastic bit of technology that deserve more attention.
There are many reasons to use a free VPN. Users can redirect their Internet traffic through VPNs, which provides an added layer of privacy and anonymity. It’s similar to the concept of proxy networks, but VPNs offer many more features than simple web proxies do. VPNs can be used to access region-blocked web content.
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