According to Matt Davies Stockton, even if you aren’t into tech, you have probably heard about VPNs due to their massive ad campaigns on social media platforms and wide use in countries with high levels of censorship. However, getting around censors isn’t the sole purpose of VPNs. Let’s check out the benefits of using a VPN.
1. Protection from privacy breaches by corporations – In the age of data mining and government surveillance, privacy has become a myth. VPNs allow you to get back in control of your data privacy and prevent third parties from watching your every move. At the first layer, your data is being monitored by your ISP (Internet Service Provider), be it Verizon, Comcast, Google, or Spectrum. They can see, when, where, and how you browse, collect that data and sell it to advertisers. Browsing on the ‘incognito’ or ‘private’ window doesn’t …