You’ve hear the saying, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”. That’s true online, too. (IM NewsWarch is still the exception.) Free services have bills to pay, just like everyone else. They will find a way to pay those bills; almost always from their users. One extreme example of this is the Hola service (, a proxy that anyone can use at no charge. Wonderful;right? Well, not necessarily. When you sign up for the service, you are agreeing to their terms and conditions and their privacy provisions. In the terms, they say that they can use your PC... [...]