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What are the benefits of using a VPN on dell laptops?

I have seen many VPN ads now i have a query that, what benefits they will provide me if i use one?

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1. Your provider can't see what sites you visit.
2. You can't be geoblocked.

1, The owner of the VPN can see what sites you visit.
2. It's slower.

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VPN can be good or bad.

There are now bad VPNs that hijack information from you. So only go with the names.

I find that folk often don't know what a VPN does or a VPN reseller LIES about what a VPN does.

So in short a VPN:
1. Hides information from your ISP and in many countries that's where the government taps are for surveillance.
2. Best used on public hotspots (WiFi) so to shield leaking data and maybe more on the public connections.
3. GEO-RELOCATION. This may or may not be allowed such as Netflix and others but folk do use it for this.

This is a summary since we have much longer dissertations on the Internet.
Also, to avoid this being a spamfest, this shall be a link free discussion.

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One extra layer?

In addition to using a VPN you may wish to investigate a browser called "TAILS".

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Thanks for the suggestion


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