VPN (Virtual Private Network) has been the go-to solution for people looking to access geo-restricted content when they are outside the designated locations. Although they also enhance your online anonymity, most VPN users were mainly driven to access content not available in their location.
However recently, there has been a widespread campaign by content providers to block VPN users. Take, for instance, sites like Netflix and BBC iPlayer, where they simply collect a list of IP addresses the VPN users are using to get through and block all the traffic from there.
It is not that a complicated thing to do, although once in a while some few IP addresses will slip through the cracks. Then the whole thing turns into something like the whack-a-mole game; sometimes you get them, sometimes you don’t.
With the clampdown of VPNs, users are now switching to DNS
VPNs allow you to connect to a secured private network remotely. All your traffic is first channeled to that secured private network before being sent to your device. As it works out, most sites and apps will assume the IP address of the secured private …read more
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