VPN installs reached record heights one day after another during the last week of the month.
On February 25, VPN installs rose by 241% above the average. The next day, on February 26, VPN installs originating from Russia sky-rocketed by 1,076% over the norm. Still, this was not the end, as the following day, VPN installs went off the charts, soaring 1,906% higher than the mean.
The demand declined by a considerable margin but remained high on the last day of February.
We predict that the interest in VPNs will remain at these heights for the upcoming weeks. However, if major events continue, we could see numbers ascending even higher.
However, these regulations have been routinely abused to censor criticism of the government or local administrations.
In addition, they also restrict a range of social media and communication platforms.
The legality of VPNs
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