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Hotspot Shield is a service that allows users to bypass Internet restrictions through a virtual private network (VPN).  This service was started in 2005, and is ran by the California based company, AnchorFree.<ref name="About AnchorFree"> A Hotspot Shield VPN Company Provides Online Security, Privacy & Freedom, http://www.anchorfree.com/about.php. </ref> It is available through multiple digital platforms such as Mac, PC, Android, and iOS.<ref name=" About AnchorFree "/> Hotspot Shield serves over 1.6 billion Internet users globally.(1) This service is free when using their advertising supported service and can be upgraded to their paid Elite service ,which has added security, faster speeds, and no advertisements.<ref name=" About AnchorFree "/> Its mission, “is to provide freedom to access all of the world’s information for every person on the planet,” company CEO David Gorodyansky said.<ref name="Business Insider"> Love, Dylan. "This Tech Company Made Its Product Free In Venezuela To Fight Government Censorship." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 22 Mar. 2014, http://www.businessinsider.com/hotspot-shield-in-venezuela-2014-3.  </ref>  
 
Hotspot Shield is a service that allows users to bypass Internet restrictions through a virtual private network (VPN).  This service was started in 2005, and is ran by the California based company, AnchorFree.<ref name="About AnchorFree"> A Hotspot Shield VPN Company Provides Online Security, Privacy & Freedom, http://www.anchorfree.com/about.php. </ref> It is available through multiple digital platforms such as Mac, PC, Android, and iOS.<ref name=" About AnchorFree "/> Hotspot Shield serves over 1.6 billion Internet users globally.(1) This service is free when using their advertising supported service and can be upgraded to their paid Elite service ,which has added security, faster speeds, and no advertisements.<ref name=" About AnchorFree "/> Its mission, “is to provide freedom to access all of the world’s information for every person on the planet,” company CEO David Gorodyansky said.<ref name="Business Insider"> Love, Dylan. "This Tech Company Made Its Product Free In Venezuela To Fight Government Censorship." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 22 Mar. 2014, http://www.businessinsider.com/hotspot-shield-in-venezuela-2014-3.  </ref>  
  
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Introduction

Hotspot Shield is a service that allows users to bypass Internet restrictions through a virtual private network (VPN). This service was started in 2005, and is ran by the California based company, AnchorFree.[1] It is available through multiple digital platforms such as Mac, PC, Android, and iOS.[1] Hotspot Shield serves over 1.6 billion Internet users globally.(1) This service is free when using their advertising supported service and can be upgraded to their paid Elite service ,which has added security, faster speeds, and no advertisements.[1] Its mission, “is to provide freedom to access all of the world’s information for every person on the planet,” company CEO David Gorodyansky said.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Hotspot Shield VPN Company Provides Online Security, Privacy & Freedom, http://www.anchorfree.com/about.php.
  2. Love, Dylan. "This Tech Company Made Its Product Free In Venezuela To Fight Government Censorship." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 22 Mar. 2014, http://www.businessinsider.com/hotspot-shield-in-venezuela-2014-3.