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How Can I Unblock YouTube Using A Free VPN?

What is a VPN?

A VPN is a network of computers and servers connected via the internet.  The word “virtual” comes from the fact that the network isn't physically connected the way normal networks are. As stated, the computers are connected virtually over the internet.  The word “private” refers to the fact that communications transmitted over the network are encrypted and thus are hidden from computers not on the network.

VPN's can help with accessing websites that are blocked or unable to be processed due to one reason or another. The websites are blocked by network administrators at our workplaces, schools, and even national governments in the case of a few websites. Hotspot Shield is a popular free VPN software that allows you to unblock YouTube at school or at your office.

Why use a VPN?

VPN is a great technological advance of recent times as it completely secures data being sent over the network through encryption.  Also, it assigns you a new IP address.  This is an easy w…