Along with so many laws and regulations passed by governments from different countries trying to suppress free internet, surveil and control online content, some of you might wonder if VPNs are legal.
Well, the answer is quite simple really: if they weren’t, you probably couldn’t have read this blog article. The activity and services offered by VPNs are completely legal; the only problem is some countries have banned their citizens’ right to use a VPN, such as China, Belarus, Oman and a few other countries.
Check this list explaining which countries accept the use of a VPN and which consider it illegal.
So, with a few exceptions like the ones mentioned above, VPNs are legal and can be used anywhere else in the world.
Don’t confuse a VPN with a protective mask for unlawful deeds
However, there is also the other side of the story: some people might misinterpret the whole purpose of using a VPN.