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Bypass Streaming Service Blocks, Censorship and Internet Restrictions by Using a VPN.

Don’t you just hate being denied access to Internet content you really want to see, especially if you feel you’re entitled to see it?

Does any of the following ring true for you?

  • You have a Netflix account, but sometimes when you’re traveling, Netflix will deny you access
  • Your sports package subscription blocks out your home team’s games
  • Your local school library or your employer restricts access to websites they don’t approve of
  • You live in a country that controls what you read and see on the Internet

Here’s the good news: You don’t have to live with restrictions.

In fact, you can bypass restrictions and trick the Internet into letting you see exactly what you want.

What’s the secret? Using a Virtual Private Network, better known as a VPN.

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Imagine no internet restrictions. It’s within reach with a VPN.

If you’re new to the concept of Virtual Private Networks, don’t be intimidated by the terms or technology. VPNs are one of the simplest services to get and use—and perhaps one of the most valuable! For starters, you don’t need to be technically savvy to download, set up and start using a VPN.

And when it comes to getting around internet restrictions, it’s by far your fastest, simplest and best solutions.

Here’s why.

We said earlier that websites and services often block you based on the your IP address: That’s only partially true. The real reason they may deny you access to content is because of where you’re located. Your IP address tells them what part of the world you’re connected from.

Netflix knows where you are.

Take Netflix, for example. When you’re streaming movies from home, everything might work perfectly. But if you are visiting or vacationing in another country and try to streamline Netflix content, you might be denied. Why? It’s not because Netflix wants to ruin your vacation; rather, they may not have rights to content in the country you’re in. And again, they know where you are based on your IP address.

Censorship: the embodiment of internet restrictions.

Some countries deny citizens access to content on the internet based on their IP addresses. And they deny outsiders content in the same way. (They don’t want outsiders reading websites based in the censor-driven country.)

A VPN gets around restrictions by masking your actual IP address!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) lets you get around the walls that websites, networks and countries put up to deny you access to content you want to see. Once you connect to your VPN, a website can no longer see or “know” your actual IP address: They see an IP address that’s not on a “block” list, because it’s one provided by your VPN.

Are you ready to start tearing down those walls?

Click to learn how a VPN lets you view the content you want.

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