Mark Gill

Mark Gill

Mark Gill is an experienced writer and editor with a keen focus on digital privacy. After joining the Comparitech team in 2018, Mark established himself as an authority on VPNs. Through his comprehensive articles and reviews, he underscores the many benefits of VPNs, from ensuring online privacy to providing unrestricted access to favorite TV shows and sports events globally.

A graduate of the University of Lincoln, Mark earned a BA (Hons) degree in English and Journalism before relocating to sunny Spain, where he spent half a decade teaching English.This experience enriched Mark's communication skills, which he later channeled into his writing and editing career. Further testament to his dedication to online security, Mark recently completed the Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate.

When he’s not writing for Comparitech, Mark regularly uses VPNs to keep up with TV shows and sporting events from back home. He also likes to spend his free time mountain biking and following his American football team, the Detroit Lions—not to mention meticulously managing his fantasy football teams!

Articles by Mark

Just come across Netflix error code m7111-1331-5059? In this post, we explain how to fix it with a VPN and which VPNs still work (most won't). We also cover some related errors.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on January 29, 2023
CinemaNow is no more, we take a look at some of the best free and paid alternatives.
By Mark Gill in TV Streaming on October 31, 2022
A VPN can provide you with additional layers of security and help you access geo-restricted content while traveling. Here we suggest the best VPNs for Panama and talk you through how to use them. 
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on August 30, 2023
Mass surveillance is carried out by governments around the world and is often cited as necessary in order to fight crime, combat terrorism and protect national security. Yet surveillance has often been criticised for violating the rights and freedom of the very people it’s designed to protect.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on September 18, 2023
If you’re using Etisalat, you’ve likely found that a lot of online content is blocked. In this article, we'll review the best VPNs for Etisalat and the UAE so you can unblock your favorite content.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on July 11, 2024
Whether you live in Nigeria or are just visiting a VPN is a good tool to have. We list the best VPNs for Nigeria so that you can browse safely, access streaming services, and beat government censorship.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on May 3, 2024
If you want to watch Popcornflix abroad (outside the US) you will need a VPN. We'll show you how to stream Popcornflix from any country and list the best VPNs for Popcornflix.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on January 16, 2024
Need a Japanese IP address to access your home streaming sites and services from abroad? We show you how to use a VPN to gain an IP address for Japan, plus the best VPNs for the job. 
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on June 24, 2024
It's easy to get a Canadian IP address with a VPN. However if you are hoping to use a Canadian IP address to stream TV you will need to choose carefully. We'll show you the best VPNs for Canada.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on June 13, 2024
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