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Old 06-03-2013, 12:13 PM
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Quote from Snoopy2gos View Post :
Hi, This isn't an internet service, this is access to a VPN [wikipedia.org]

Some people use it for torrenting illegal files, others use them to bypass location restrictions on certain web applications (NetFlix, Hulu, MLB.Tv) and some people in countries who have web restrictions will use VPNs to read websites that have been blocked by ISP's.
It's also helpful for public wifi spots- if you want to say sign on to your bank account and its unsecure- you need a VPN to prevent malicious users from intercepting your unsecured traffic (which can contain your password). So it has legitimate uses in preventing identity theft- and anyone who has been a victim of that- knows its no joke. The only catch is that -you have to trust the VPN as they route all your traffic.

Last edited by firebirdx01; 06-03-2013 at 12:18 PM..