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Keep Your Kids Safe Online: Hotspot Shield Free VPN Service

Hotspot Shield kidWith Kaila getting older, she likes to read and she likes to explore technology. We let her play games on the tablets and her iPod, but she has moved into playing games online and on the PC. With mom being into social media it is only natural for her to also be interested.

The internet is obviously much more important for just using social media and we have created a couple of online accounts for her to join and see family and friends online. Plus she likes to play online games with others kids.

It makes us very weary with issues of privacy and with these stories these days of how people can physically track another based off of an IP address its important to exercise safety. IP addresses can be obtained from many sources such as images, web searches, site visits and more and used to track down physical locations.

Hotspot Shield is a virtual private network (VPN) is an internet security solution which helps to protect my child’s privacy by securing our IP address for privacy online and private browsing. Having it installed on her computer also works to protect her internet activity.

Hotspot Shield creates a VPN between ones PC, Mac, laptop, tablet, iPhone and The Hotspot Internet gateway. This network prevents snoopers, hackers, ISP‘s, from viewing your web browsing activities, instant messages, downloads, credit card information and anything sent over the network. This is great for conferences or any Wi-Fi hotspots, hotels, airports and other places where it’s important to protect from snoopers gaining access to our devices while using an open Wi-Fi network especially while traveling.

Hotspot is also there for securing web sessions and data which is important for protecting personal information online by using HTTPS encryption. This is important for people online shopping and browsing giving a piece of mind for those who worry about identity theft and hackers online.

Hotspot Shield is available as a free VPN as well in the paid version Hotspot Shield Elite subscription. Both versions work on wireless and wired connections without limiting bandwidth. Hotspot works for older and the newest PCs and Macs. You can easily connect and disconnect and check your protection.

Check it out and make sure your protecting your network and browsing privacy. Hotspot Shield is the most trusted VPN with more than 150 million downloads.

You can download Hotspot Shield today to get started. 


I am a compensated brand ambassador for Hotspot Shield all opinions are my own. 


  1. Jasoom on September 6, 2013 at 4:29 pm


  2. Robin Wilson on August 28, 2013 at 3:33 am

    I know that kids have access to computers just about everywhere nowadays. But it is so important to do what we can to protect them. They start at such a young age. I have a 4 year old niece that is always amazing me at how good she is on the computer. Thank you for the post.

  3. mrsshukra on August 27, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    I’ve been paranoid about this so thank you for this great review and tips!

  4. Amanda A on August 27, 2013 at 11:55 am

    this is great! I will need to get this for our computer for the kids.