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If you’re a regular YouTube video and Twitch stream viewer or podcast listener, you’ve probably heard the term “VPN” a few times – ExpressVPN is a popular sponsor. But what exactly is a VPN and what are they for?
In the video above, Jean-Luc Seipke explains the pros and cons of a VPN, as well as the reasons you might want to pay for one. A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and is used to secure and encrypt a connection between two networks. This opens up personal advantages for users, especially when streaming video.
When it comes to gaming, the usefulness of a VPN varies from case to case. It won’t improve your internet connection beyond what you are currently paying for. However, a VPN can be especially helpful when playing online video games that are based on a peer-to-peer connection. With a VPN you can protect yourself from DDoS attacks that you can really only find in …