Mark Gill

Mark Gill is a writer and editor. Specializing in digital privacy, he joined in October 2018 and has since written extensively on the subject of VPNs.

Mark regularly tests and reviews a wide range of VPN services and provides comprehensive information and advice related to both online privacy protection and how you can use a VPN to watch your favorite TV shows and sporting events from abroad.

Following his graduation from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) degree in English and Journalism, Mark moved from the UK to Spain. He then spent five years teaching English as a foreign language before becoming a writer and editor full time. Mark has also written extensively about cryptocurrency and its various privacy-related advantages.

When he’s not writing for Comparitech, Mark regularly uses VPNs to keep up with TV shows and football matches from home. He also enjoys mountain biking, screenwriting, and obsessing over every little detail of his fantasy football team!

Articles by Mark

If you’re looking for a new VPN but can’t quite reach a decision, the VPN protocol offered may be a deciding factor. Here we compare NordLynx and Lightway: the proprietary protocols of NordVPN and ExpressVPN.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 14, 2023
Want to know more about the popular WireGuard protocol? Find out how it stacks up against ExpressVPN’s proprietary protocol, Lightway. We’ll compare their speed, security, and more to aid you in your decision.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 13, 2023
Using a VPN or shopping for a new one? Chances are you’ve come across something called WireGuard. So what is WireGuard and why should you use it? We answer all the key questions.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 11, 2023
Want to remove Surfshark from your device? Although Surfshark’s one of our top-rated VPNs, you may want to switch VPNs or re-install the app to fix an issue. We explain how you can do this.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 10, 2023
Need to remove NordVPN from your desktop device? Whether you’re leaving NordVPN or simply doing a fresh install, we’ll take you through the process of how to remove it on PC and Mac.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 9, 2023
Going on vacation but want to continue watching Lifetime? Lifetime is only available in the US. We'll explain how you can stream it online from abroad with a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 7, 2023
Traveling overseas but still want to watch TruTV? Due to licensing agreements, TruTV is only available in the US. Fortunately, you can stream TruTV online from abroad by using a VPN.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 7, 2023
Need to find your network security key but don’t know where to start? We explain what a network security key is and how to locate it on operating systems including Windows and Mac.
By Mark Gill in Information Security on August 5, 2023
Had enough of PayPal? If you’re not sure how to delete your PayPal account, you’ve come to the right place. We take you through the process step by step to make things quick and easy.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 4, 2023
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