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What are VPN used for

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Michaeladams, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. Michaeladams

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    Hey, i see alot of thread on VPN in the proxy section and im wondering what are they used for, and how is this beneficial for SEO?
     
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    normal proxy just changes your location but VPN completely encrypts the internet connection changing ISP,ip making it look like original isp and ip.
     
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    thats funny, no i already did that but the problem is not my lack of initiative rather im looking for a dead simple breakdown of what it is. When you do a google search it tell you what it is, which is pleasant. What i really want to know is why is it useful for SEO. Its seems for useful to ask you guys since it seems that everyone one the web just comes here to get the information and then creates a site as if its new, news.
     
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    DUDE! Why don't you actually RESPOND instead of sending him to Google? Jesus.. These types of responses lately are getting ridiculous.

    When you connect to a VPN service, it's almost as if you're sitting at the computer you're actually connected to. You become a part of their network and therefore, their IP address becomes yours, thus practically eliminating your IP address from the situation. If you use them for torrents, etc., be wary as some VPN companies do keep logs of websites you visit and the services you use. There are some VPN companies out there that actually keep ZERO logs (PM me and I can give you the link to the company I use) and thus, you can use them with a pretty high level of anonymity.

    VPN services are most of the time a way to hide your IP address from websites. Say you get banned from Google and can't do any more searching for the next few hours. Just load up your VPN connection and your external IP address is now different, therefore, you can now begin using their services again. If a VPN is located in France, it's going to look like you are living in France and using a computer in France. Etc, etc, etc.
     
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