Should you use a free VPN?
A virtual private network (VPN) is essentially an encrypted tunnel that shuttles your data from your PC, phone, or console to the open internet. Along the way, anyone attempting to sniff out personal information is going to have a hard time, effectively making your time on the internet more private. Not only that, VPNs can provide workarounds for geographic restrictions, can provide a cover for those attempting to get around censorship, and they can get you around ISP bandwidth throttling.
Premier VPN services pretty much all rely on a subscription-based service. It costs money to host thousands of servers, and honest employees need to make a living. There are plenty of free VPN services out there, but the majority should be avoided due to security concerns. Let's take a closer look at free VPNs and see which ones, if you absolutely need to use one, are the best.
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