The Legality of VPN’s – Can you Get in Trouble for Using a VPN?
In the early years of VPN’s, these virtual networks were considered illegal, as there was a widespread opinion among internet users that only hackers and criminals use VPN. Of course, this opinion is long outdated now. But, there are still a lot of misconceptions attached to Virtual Private Networks. In this week’s Zlog, we’re diving into the legality of VPN’s in order to bring you the most accurate information about this very useful online tool.
Are VPN’s Illegal?
The short answer would be no. But, since we need to go in-depth in order to accurately discuss this topic, the answer to the initial question may vary. This is because the legality of VPN’s largely depends on how you use the VPN service. If you’re using the VPN for illegal purposes, it doesn’t matter if the service is legal in your country, you can still be prosecuted.