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Questions on VPN...

I figured out how to install Kodi on my Firestick some time ago and I have been using it with success most of the time, but I don't have a VPN. Sometimes it buffers a lot, but I have been assuming that if I'm watching an obscure TV show, that the connection to the server is poor.

Can you please elaborate on why I must use a VPN?

Is it for functionality? Will Kodi work "better" with a VPN?
Is it a privacy issue?
Is it a legal issue?

Or is it just that by using a VPN, your internet service provider (in my case Verizon Fios) can't tell that you're using Kodi and you won't get throttled or flagged or reported, or whatever? Are my "sometimes" buffering issues due to Verizon throttling my service because they know I'm using Kodi?

Lastly, is a VPN free?

(In response to this post by rd280z)

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 12:44PM


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Current Thread:
Need Firestick/Kodi/VPN advice -- pss10s 12/05/2017 8:27PM
  Re: Need Firestick/Kodi/VPN advice -- Wahoos1 12/06/2017 04:50AM
  This is true. Must have a VPN ** -- rd280z 12/06/2017 11:55AM
  Questions on VPN... -- MechEngrHoo 12/06/2017 12:44PM

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