Consumer interest VPN The services have seen a huge surge over the past year as users have become increasingly concerned about apps like TikTok being banned and their data being backed up while doing so to work from home during the lockdown.
While people use VPNs to bypass government restrictions, secure their home networks, and hide their online activities from ISPs, new research from Security.org has found that major news events of 2020 are directly related to interest in VPN Services were.
The consumer interest data used in the report is from NordVPN while the US consumer usage data results from a study from Security.org. To measure increased consumer demand for VPNs, the company examined web traffic for a given day and compared that data to the average for a week prior to that date.
Increased interest in VPNs
An example of a message that led to a surge in searches for VPNs was the announcement that the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo would be postponed. At this time,…