VPNs … teach me about them, please

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    ReadyMom
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    I have read mention about VPNs. I noticed that aunt B’s footnote also mentions using one. Is anyone else doing this? How do you get one? Do you pay for them or can you get them for free?

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    TRex2
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    A VPN does two things. It hides your traffic from your local provider (everything going into and out of your system is encrypted, including addresses). And it hides your location from most of the web sites you go to.

    I leased access to Nord VPN for about $3 a month.

    There are “re-webbers” (limited form of VPN) that operate for free, and there is the TOR Browser. It is free, but I haven’t tried it and have heard it is very slow.

    Here is a list of some of the best:
    https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-vpn,review-4292.html
    There are many other good ones.

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    Trinity
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    Read the review on hotspot VPN app here:
    http://appotatos.com/hotspot-shield-basic-free-vpn-proxy-privacy
    It’s free and the connection while using it is rather good.

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