SOURCE: AnchorFree

August 05, 2008 17:56 ET

Media Alert: Access an Un-Censored Internet During the Olympics in China With AnchorFree's Hotspot Shield

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

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) -


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 through
        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: http://www.anchorfree.com/downloads/hotspot-shield. 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 www.anchorfree.com. AnchorFree is a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, California.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Melissa Biles or Tessa Greenwood
    LaunchSquad
    415-625-8555
    anchorfree(at)launchsquad(dot)com