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Reasons to Use a VPN for Private Web Browsing

A virtual private network connection achieves two technical results: 1) a VPN cloaks and encrypts your signal, making your online activity completely illegible to any eavesdroppers, and 2) a VPN manipulates your IP address, making you appear to come from a different machine/location/country. While your VPN will slow down your connection speed by 25-50 percent, there are many good reasons to cloak your activities and change your IP address.   Access Full Netflix and Streaming Content from Outside the USA Because of copyright agreements, Netflix and Hulu and Pandora and other streaming media providers cannot broadcast all content outside of the USA. This means: many movies and shows are blocked to users in the UK, Canada, South America, Australia, Asia, and Europe. This geographical enforcement is managed by reading your user login IP address and tracing it to its country of origin. By using a VPN service, you can manipulate…

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  What is Tor? Tor or “The Onion Router” is a service created to allow people to anonymously browse the Internet. It is a decentralized system that allows users to connect through a network of relays rather than making a direct connection. The benefit of this method is that your IP address is hidden from the sites you visit by bouncing your connection from server to server at random, in essence, losing the trail. Drawbacks: While your data is encrypted along each of the relay nodes, the final connection point at the last relay in the chain can be compromised if the requested site does not use SSL. Tor has a known drawback of substantially slowing down your browsing because of the numerous hops your data is relayed through. For those concerned with the prying eyes of the government, Tor was created in conjunction with the U.S. Navy and is…

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Why Use L2TP VPN?! World is a scary place these days and many people consider themselves vulnerable and exposed to the threats of the real world. They take different precautions to prevent any mishaps; like they install security cameras, alarm system etc. giving themselves the sense of security. What about the digital space though? I am talking about the internet, which has made everything available on a single click. Most of everyday business dealings, including transactions, transference of data, banking and shopping is carried out online. Thatís is why users tend to become vulnerable to online threats. To address the security and privacy issues, a user needs security. Hackers, predators and data burglars are all lurking on the back of this digital sofa to attack when you are most vulnerable. So you must take measures to prevent yourself from these predators. The best thing you can do is get the…

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