Bitcoin and VPNs

August 3, 2015

You probably think what the connection between the bitcoin and VPN networks is. One is an electronic mean of payment and the other is a private Internet network service. Well, there is a connection between these two, and it regards beneficiating the services offered by VPNs, by paying for them in a very private manner. As you may know, or even be in such a situation, some countries have Internet censorship, and the use of VPNs is not much appreciated either. Thus, if you wish to enjoy privacy and undisturbed access online, with the help of VPNs, and make the service payment in a way no one can track your transaction, here is what you need to know.

Why buy a VPN with bitcoin?

First of all, you need to buy bitcoins if you wish to pay with them. And there is a way to erase the track between the purchase of the bitcoins and yourself. You should use a Bitcoin mixer, also known as bitcoin laundry or tumbler. It will mix the coins in such a way that will make it hard for anyone to make the link between a bitcoin and you. Of course, it does not provide full accuracy, since powerful authorities, such as the ones protecting national security, may be able to make these connections. But don’t worry, it will still be difficult for them to achieve this task as well, after using a Bitcoin mixer.

Once you got the bitcoins, you will need to use them to pay for a VPN service. Check which service providers will accept Bitcoins, although most of them will. The greatest advantage of paying with Bitcoins is that you don’t have to provide any banking or personal information. Thus, you can fill in the sign-up form for the VPN service the way you like it, which will offer even more security regarding your data. When you are asked to provide the IP address, though, you should not try to forge it. Any VPN service is capable of finding out your IP address, so this is futile. And don’t worry, as the entire purpose of the service is to keep you IP safe and protected.

Next, you will have to select the payment method, which will be, of course, Bitcoin. You will have to enter your Bitcoin wallet address. To do that, you either copy the wallet address from its location or use your smartphone to scan the QR code, in case you are using the mobile phone application. Then, just release the payment and wait for your VPN account to be activated. It is that simple. Many people believe that working with bitcoins is a difficult thing. The truth is that it is a very hustle-free method, especially if you wish to pay for certain services, such as a VPN, in a private and secure manner. It is a process that takes very little of your time and works just fine. Just don’t forget to use a Bitcoin Mixer, in case you wish to enhance even more the privacy around you and your activity online.

Richard






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