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FAQs 2017-03-16T02:45:30+00:00

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is essentially a “tunnel” between your computer or mobile device and the Internet. It makes you anonymous by masking your IP address by securely connecting to a private server from a different city, state or country. Most VPN providers have hundreds of servers around the globe for you to connect to. When you connect to a VPN, it’s practically impossible for anyone to know which sites you visit, or even where you are. For more information on what a VPN is, click here.

A VPN creates a data tunnel between your device and the internet, bypassing your ISP and directing all data through that encrypted tunnel.

Everyone’s reason for getting a VPN is different, but one of the most popular reasons is to bypass regional restrictions allowing access to any website or app from any location. Additionally, a VPN is a great way to bolster your security, privacy and anonymity when using the Internet.

Yes, there are several different VPN options, or protocols. The main ones are PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN, SSTP and IKEv2. Click here to learn more.

Most paid VPNs are safe to use as they do not keep user data logs. However, there are some VPNs out there (mostly free VPNs) that keep your logs and sell your information to third parties. That is why we do not recommend using free VPNs.

A VPN allows you to torrent without getting in trouble with the law, however, some VPNs do not allow torrenting, so you need to be 100% sure the VPN you choose to use supports P2P filesharing. Click here for a list of the best VPNs for torrenting.

Yes, this is one of the main reasons people get a VPN. If a website is blocked in your country it is likely that it is using geolocation to determine the website you are trying to visit is not permitted. A VPN can resolve this by connecting you to a region to access restricted content.

VPNs are legal is most countries as most individuals have a legal right to privacy, but places like China, Iran, Kuwait and Malaysia, VPNs are illegal.

Yes, but it is very minor. Encrypting and decrypting data requires processing power, meaning the stronger the encryption used, the slower your Internet will be.

Most VPNs will recommend the fastest server, however, if you are wanting to access a website that is blocked in your country you will need to connect to a server that is in a country that doesn’t block the content you are trying to access. If you are connecting for anonymity, connect to the location closest to you.

Most VPNs will not allow you to access all of Netflix’s content, however there are a few that still work with Netflix and will unlock all 7,000 titles to watch. Our recommended VPN for Netflix is ExpressVPN.

There are many things to consider when choosing a VPN such as price, speed and features offered. Most of the VPN services cover the major bases, but there is no such thing as a perfect VPN service. Click here to check out our recommended VPNs.

Most VPN services allow multiple devices ranging from 2-6 simultaneous connections. However, you can set up most routers with a VPN service allowing you to have unlimited connections.

It can be tempting to use a free VPN, but it is worth remembering that the majority of free VPNs out there are selling your data to third parties, which is actually a huge security risk and kind of defeats the purpose of getting a VPN in the first place. We truly believe if you are looking into a VPN, you should consider investing in a premium VPN that has a money back guarantee policy, because there is no substitute for a paid service, and if privacy is really what you are seeking, then it is definitely a worthy investment.

Nearly every VPN service will work on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, Android and iOS platforms.

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