VPN Traffic, Use Spikes in Wake of Death of User Privacy Rules
VPN adoption, and overall traffic, has soared in the wake of Congress' decision to sell you out on privacy in exhange for large ISP campaign contributions. Several VPN providers tell state they've seen a more than 50% spike in downloads since the repeal of the Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules. Hong Kong-based VPN provider PureVPN says it has seen a 50% spike in overall traffic and a 21% spike in downloads since the vote. VPN provider Nord VPN also says the company has seen an 86% spike in inquiries.