It’s a strange litmus of the times when the download rates of VPN companies will tell you more about the sustained confidence in an economy than just about anything else.
Last week’s rush in Hong Kong to download NordVPN’s service showed that confidence guttering.
According to the company, NordVPN, which is dedicated for personal use, saw a 120x increase in downloads. NordVPN Teams, meanwhile, a solution created for businesses and remote teams, grew by 175%, compared to the previous period.
Another VPN company, AtlasVPN, said VPN search term interest in Hong Kong sureged 1,680% in just...