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Finding a working torrent site is not only tricky but can be dangerous. Even the most reputable ones sometimes get taken down for copyright infringement. Searching for a P2P site on Google can be risky and usually gets you nowhere. Results are often packed with fake sites containing dodgy links and

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Finding a VPN that can consistently bypass Netflix’s tough geoblocks is easier said than done. Many VPNs that claim to work are easily detected by Netflix and fail to unblock region-locked titles. This can result in constant proxy errors or, in some cases, access to only Netflix's Original

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I always like to be able to test out a product before committing to a long-term subscription, so I know it’s worth the price tag. What’s frustrating is that most VPNs are really pricey if you sign up for a short-term plan — it’s hard to find a fair balance of price and value. Over the past

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If you visit or move to China, you might think any VPN can help you access your WhatsApp, Facebook, and Google accounts. But the country’s strict censorship system, the Great Firewall (GFW), makes most VPNs useless — and even dangerous. China is constantly updating its GFW to strengthen its VPN

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Although most VPNs claim they collect no information about their users, that is rarely the case. The truth is that a VPN must keep at least some of your data in order to maintain its service and allow you to make a subscription. That’s why I focused on VPN services that collect no information

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It’s important to use the right VPN when watching Canale 5 in Italy. You need reliable servers in the country and HD-friendly speeds for streaming. But mostly, you need a VPN that’s been tested to work consistently with Canale 5 and the Mediaset Infinity streaming service. My team and I tested

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