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What’s a VPN for? A Simple Explanation

What is a VPN and why do I need it.

A VPN offers anonymity to online users. VPN or virtual private network creates an encryption tunnel for your internet traffic to travel through it. Anyone watching is unable to see which website you’re visiting. Your online activity becomes invisible.

A VPN has servers that renders your IP appear from a different region or a country. So if you’re located in the US, with a VPN connected you’ll appear elsewhere in the world to the ISP. Say, France.

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