It’s a no-brainer that the vast majority of people who make regular use of a VPN, do so mainly out of a concern for their privacy. However, recent discoveries related to Facebook’s data collection and ad targeting practices have shown that your sensitive info isn’t necessarily out of anyone’s reach — and the issue can...
If you are outside Libya, you could have problems watching Libya Alhurra TV or streaming episodes of The Path on OSN. You might also run into restrictions on your use of bank accounts in Libya. Some Libyan websites check your IP address to see where you are. If they see a foreign IP, they deny you access....
If you are not in Colombia, it can be difficult to stream the latest Categoría Primera A (Liga Águila) football matches. Also, since most Colombian online banking portals are relatively new, it can be hard to access your bank accounts from another country. Many websites, including search engines and streaming platforms, check your IP address...
National banking sites, Netflix Egypt, and other Egyptian websites block your access if you don’t have an Egyptian IP address. All your internet traffic is automatically marked with your IP address, which tells websites where you are. It’s frustrating when your foreign IP means you can’t stream Egyptian news channels, watch live events in Cairo, connect...
Despite Switzerland being ranked fifth in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index, it will still serve you well to use a VPN while in the country. Although you may enjoy a great degree of internet freedom in Switzerland, this does not make you immune to cyber attacks or to the Swiss government’s gradual moves to...
Online fraud is a growing concern in Europe, making a VPN a must – regardless of whether you’re a visitor using public Wi-Fi or a lifelong resident of one of one of the many European countries looking to torrent safely and access geo-blocked content. A VPN allows you to secure your connection and reduce the...
A VPN that logs your data simply isn’t safe to use. When your VPN records what you do online, your data is susceptible to leaks and attacks. If your VPN is from a 5/9/14-Eyes country, it could even reveal your browsing activity to government surveillance agencies. A reliable, no-log VPN will keep you safe, even...
Most of us use a VPN to switch our IP address to that of a different country. Streaming geoblocks and filters like those on Netflix and HBO are built to notice your country location, not your city.  You can access Netflix USA with an IP address from any state or city in the USA, but...
If you like streaming movies online for free, then there’s a good chance you’ve heard of 123movies. The streaming movie service is well-known for its extensive library of films and videos used by millions of people across the globe. Although 123movies is popular, the service has faced legal challenges on copyright grounds. In some countries,...
If you’re outside Pakistan, you could have difficulty accessing regional news sites like Dunya or GEO News. You may even be frozen out of your online financial accounts. This happens because certain websites only allow people in Pakistan to view their content. It’s a frustrating system known as geoblocking, but it’s quite easy to get...