Virtual Private Network Services (VPN) may be at risk in India as the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs may ban it to prevent cyber threats and other illegal activities.
VPN Ban In India.
Virtual private network services (VPNs) may be at risk in India as the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs is looking to ban them on the grounds of threat to combat cyber threats and other illegal activities.
According to media reports, the Committee noted that VPN apps and tools are readily available online through which cyber criminals remain anonymous online. Which is not available in any country and the location also changes in VPN. Thus demand a ban on its use (VPN Ban in India).
VPN Is Going To Be Banned In India.
The report further states that the committee recommends permanently blocking VPN services in the country with the help of Internet service providers in India. The committee has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to identify and permanently block the VPNs. The Committee requested that the government, in collaboration with international agencies, prevent the use of VPNs in India with the help of a ‘coordination mechanism’. However, it is not yet revealed when it will be banned in India.
VPN creates an encrypted connection between VPN servers located remotely from your smartphone or computer. From this end you enter the public internet. Simply put, thanks to a VPN, you can access the free internet through a virtual tunnel. When you are surfing the web, it sees your visited website operators as if your computer is the VPN server.