Free VPN vs. paid VPN: the hidden costs of paying nothing
The biggest difference between free VPNs vs. paid VPNs? Free VPNs may not cost anything upfront, but that’s mostly a trick. Free VPN providers need to make money as well, which they do via adware or selling your browsing data. Paid VPNs are already getting subscription fees, so they have fewer reasons to rip you off – and they have the funds for research and development. But don’t just take this paragraph for it – I’ll expand on all of those points in this article.