All the time, people tell me that they don’t want to pay for their VPN service. When I warn them of the pitfalls of free VPNs, they typically respond with the question, “Why are free VPNs bad?”
Why are free VPNs bad?
Free VPNs make merchandise out of you, the user. They sell your information to marketers, competitors, and data firms.
Free VPNs aren’t anonymous. Also, they’re not secure in that they don’t adequately encrypt your data.
They may also recklessly manage and store your data after harvesting it.
Finally, some free VPN operators will steal your identity or
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Quick Tip: Choose a reputable paid VPN service to give state-of-the-art encryption. Although no service is 100% foolproof, a paid provider actually has a contractual obligation to provide a certain service level.
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