A computer network or Internet service that lets users send and receive files and information over the Internet without fear of being monitored or logged. The service allows people to use an untraceable address in the "darknet," where they cannot be personally identified.
A Swedish high-tech company has launched such a service because "the right to exchange information in private is fundamental to the democratic society. Without a safe and convenient way of accessing the Internet anonymously, this right is rendered null and void." The service offers a neutral IP address on top of your existing ISP service through a strongly encrypted VPN connection.
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology
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