The Tor network aims to provide users with truly anonymous internet access. In some ways, then, it serves a similar purpose to using a VPN. There are core differences between the technologies, however, that in practical terms make them useful in quite different ways. Read my Tor Network Review to find out more!
- Extremely private
- Provides Anonymity
- Access the deep web
- Too slow for streaming
- Quite technical.
Hotspot Shield Elite is a premium VPN service that exists alongside Hotspot Shield’s free VPN. The premium VPN is a fast service that is great for unblocking censored content or geo-restricted websites. It even unblocks US Netflix! Sadly the VPN is still not the best for privacy, but for streaming, it is truly superb.
- Seven-day free trial
- Additional browser extension for Chrome and Firefox
- Easy-to-use app
- Fast connection speeds
- Free version available
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