VPNs are often considered an essential part of your toolkit if you want to live a modern, privacy-conscious lifestyle… but most computer security experts will tell you that they’re not tools for privacy at all!?
When you use a consumer VPN, the VPN company is able to see everything you’re doing. Many log and even sell all of your data. And even if they promise not to, it’s difficult to verify.
But that doesn’t mean we need to avoid commercial VPNs altogether — there can be good reasons to use one.
VPNs do have their place in your privacy toolkit – just make sure you are using them correct
- 00:00 – Intro
- 01:04 – How VPNs Work
- 01:14 – Why use a VPN?
- 03:10 – Criteria for a VPN
- 08:04 – Recommended VPNs