Choosing Between Free and Paid VPNs

Are you looking for free VPNs? One can hardly blame you. The reality is that the Internet can be a scary place and having some extra protection can provide a huge peace of mind for your everyday browsing. And going free can make sense for some people. However, there are a lot of things to consider first because there are differences between the paid services and those that are not. Don’t worry, we’ll share everything you need to know.

Price Still Matters

Of course, the biggest perk of a free VPN is that it is, in fact, free. While you might wonder how secure these options are, some of them are provided by reputable companies that have your best interests at heart. Many of them are also capable of giving you entire anonymity, which may be exactly what you are after. You may not have to give a lot of your personal information or even sign up for an actual account. However, that isn’t always the case so be sure to do your research.

Security is Where Things Change

When you pay for a VPN, what you are likely paying for is a high level of security. It’s going to be mainly paid services that offers multiple encryption options. Free services typically use only point-to-point tunneling protocol. This is supported by many computers, but it isn’t considered the most secure option. Those who want a better level of security will probably find it worth ponying up a small monthly fee. That also means looking for companies with multiple encryption options, so you can choose the one most secure.

Think About the Level of Service

Another place where paid is on top of the heap is in terms of service. With free services, there isn’t as much cash coming in which can lead to certain requirements. For instance, many free VPNs are going to sell your activity in some manner in order to keep afloat. That company may not know who you are or where to find you, but they will have other data that will be used to serve you ads. This is how free services keep going without needing customers to pay a monthly fee. That may or may not be an issue for you, but it is something you should be aware of.

Your Own User Privacy

If you aren’t looking to share what you do online, including where you browse and when you are located, you want to choose a company that does not log your activity. This is also going to most likely be a paid service. You should also look into the legality of the company you choose and where it is located. In the end, it’s your choice whether to use a free or paid VPN. There are benefits and drawbacks either way. What’s most important is that you understand what you give up either way and can live with that whenever you log onto the Internet.

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