Do you hear Rumour for Fine on VPN usage?
A viral message was spreadout and circulated claiming that Usage of VPN will cause you a Fine AED 5,000.
That is just a rumour and fake information. that bogus message does not have any truth. confirmed by TRA.
The TRA, Telecommunication Regulatory Authority published response on the above rumour. and instructed public not to circulate bogus message.
Virtual Private Network, VPN usually used for VoIP services by some private individuals, or to access blocked websites or applications which are usually banned or restricted in any specific reagion.
Users with an American or a European subscription could watch any of the streaming services in the UAE with a VPN.
#Attention from #TRA
TRA would like to draw your attention that the circulated message about using VPN, paying AED 5000 fine, and requesting attendance to the nearest police station, is fabricated. We ask the public not to circulate such malicious messages.
.#TRA_News #VPN pic.twitter.com/smB54g4oRS
— هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات (@TheUAETRA) January 23, 2018