The recent implementation of the 6 strikes anti-piracy law in the USA has had an unsurprising effect on demand for VPN services.
Stats gathered from Google Trends show a clear spike in search traffic for “BitTorrent VPN” and “VPN Torrents” over the last month. Evidently, this demonstrates that the public is becoming more informed on the growing need to protect their online data from being monitored:
New to Six Strikes?
“Six Strikes” is a recently enforced law that allows major US ISP’s to send out written warnings to BitTorrent users, suspected of copyright infringement. In addition, ISP’s have now adjusted their policies to be able to slow down connection speeds, block popular websites and even fully disconnect repeating offenders.