Author Topic: Avast ad has inaccurate description of what a VPN does?  (Read 830 times)

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Offline Lspoava

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Avast ad has inaccurate description of what a VPN does?
« on: January 25, 2019, 06:46:47 PM »
A recent promo I got for Avast's VPN said:

With a VPN, anything you send or receive online will be invisible to others.

That's not really accurate, is it? A VPN does a number of things - it makes it harder for someone to know where you are, or capture your info as it passes thru their fake hotspot - but, after your content passes thru the VPN node, it's no different than anything else you do on the web, right? Now, if you have a business VPN, that connects you securely to a VPN node inside that business's network, then that statement is probably true. But I don't think that's what Avast was selling...

Dan

PS - youc captcha's of obscured letters are REALLY hard to read!

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Re: Avast ad has inaccurate description of what a VPN does?
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2019, 06:03:20 AM »
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