Popular Myths about VPNs

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In this sponsored episode from our friends at ClearVPN, Artem Risukhin Content Marketing Manager at ClearVPN, joins co-host Tom Eston to discuss the most popular myths about VPNs. Be sure to watch the YouTube edition for a demo of ClearVPN and don’t forget to use discount code “SHAREDSECURITY” to take 40% off your purchase of a ClearVPN subscription! Myths that we discuss in this episode include:

  • A VPN is illegal to use
  • People who use VPNs have something to hide
  • VPNs are only for security or privacy nerds
  • Free VPNs are just like paid ones
  • All VPNs are basically the same

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