Correct, it means that is not encrypted, but to the webserver, not to your computer.
When you use a VPN, your computer ( C) connects to the VPN server (V) which connects to the webservers (W) on your behalf.
What they warn you about is that the connection between V and W is not encrypted (unless you use HTTPS).
So the connection between C and V is always encrypted, but the connection between V and W is not always encrypted.
Edited by Didier Stevens, 27 January 2015 - 05:28 PM.
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