Hotspot Shield

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Contains a lot of ads..."

    January 15, 2012  |   By Dansilent

    Pros

    HS is relatively good, taking in mind that it is a free service

    Cons

    The program does starts adds in the top of your browser. Slow down the speed and response

    Summary

    Hotspot Shield provides you a static IP address, which makes it good for watching US content outside of the US. HS does slow down the speed and response, but the connection seems stable.

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  • Reply by t_c_d on January 21, 2012

    This product is full of permanent ads which take away from the viewing area. I deleted the program with CleanMyMac and they still persisted. DOwnloader beware!

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