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Free Downloadable Virtual Private Network (VPN) Allows for Unfettered Internet Access During the Olympic Games and Beyond

What: AnchorFree’s Hotspot Shield is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) that can be downloaded to make Internet connections 100% private and secure. The free service allows travelers to view information online in the same way they would outside of China.

Where: At the Beijing Olympics, the Chinese government has blocked foreign journalists’ access to certain Internet sites. The International Olympic Committee once said foreign press would not face any Internet curbs in Beijing – and now hoards of people will be searching for unlimited Internet access during the games.

When: The Olympic Games in Beijing will run from August 8th – August 24th. Hotspot Shield allows foreign travelers to securely access the Internet during the ceremonies and beyond. How: To download Hotspot Shield, go to the AnchorFree Hotspot Shield homepage: The program is free and will install automatically. Hotspot Shield currently runs on Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Mac OS X (10.5 Leopard) and Mac OS X (10.4 Tiger).

About AnchorFree

AnchorFree, the largest broadband media network, is also the first advertising network to offer consumers full control over their privacy and security through the company’s Hotspot Shield, a free advertising supported VPN client available for download at AnchorFree is a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, California.

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Melissa Biles or Tessa Greenwood


415-625-8555 or anchorfree(at)launchsquad(dot)com

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