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Which VPN

Post by Howard_P » Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:39 pm

Hi, I'd like to use a VPN in this era of surveillance... Can folks suggest VPNs that work well (provide good privacy and are easy to install/maintain) with Tara? Thanks. -Howard

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Re: Which VPN

Post by valentino » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:42 am

ProtonVPN
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Re: Which VPN

Post by Gruppo Sportivo » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:15 am

valentino wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:42 am
ProtoVPN
Suspect that you meant ProtonVPN :wink:
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Re: Which VPN

Post by catweazel » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:22 am

Howard_P wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:39 pm
Hi, I'd like to use a VPN in this era of surveillance... Can folks suggest VPNs that work well (provide good privacy and are easy to install/maintain) with Tara? Thanks. -Howard
I use VyprVPN. Fast and not too expensive.
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Re: Which VPN

Post by valentino » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:33 am

Gruppo Sportivo wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:15 am
valentino wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:42 am
ProtoVPN
Suspect that you meant ProtonVPN :wink:
indeed! it was a typo.

good catch! ;)

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Re: Which VPN

Post by nakednorman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:28 am

Howard_P wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:39 pm
Hi, I'd like to use a VPN in this era of surveillance... Can folks suggest VPNs that work well (provide good privacy and are easy to install/maintain) with Tara? Thanks. -Howard
I'm not a 'heavy vpn user' but I have found PIA (Private Internet Access) to be very solid when needed.
For quick 'casual usage' I sometimes use the free vpn that comes with Opera browser.

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Re: Which VPN

Post by bertradio » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:13 am

I have used PIA on several machines in the US and all over Europe and Africa. Very dependable, fast and works well with Linux.

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Re: Which VPN

Post by jimallyn » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:58 am

I use PIA, and a couple of my friends have started using it, too. Now and then I do come across a website that I have to turn the VPN off to access, but other than that, quite happy with it. (Their interface has a spot to report blocked sites.) PIA does not keep any records of what you do, and that has been verified by them not having anything to turn over when they were subpoenaed. Also, PIA is a Mint sponsor.
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Re: Which VPN

Post by Faust » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:28 am

Howard_P wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:39 pm
Hi, I'd like to use a VPN in this era of surveillance... Can folks suggest VPNs that work well (provide good privacy and are easy to install/maintain) with Tara? Thanks. -Howard
3 key factors :-

1] geographic location ( and the relevant jurisdiction )
2] logging policy
3] leaks

In recent times , various previously " well-respected " VPN services have publicly soiled themselves ,
by turning over logs under legal pressure .
Logs that they claimed in their publicity to have never made or stored !

I'm reluctant to make recommendations , but PIA have not put a foot wrong , so far .
Pricing is very reasonable but I don't know if they have a free trial ( which is often useful for leak-testing ) .

There is always the option to " roll your own " VPN service of course ...... plenty of how-to info is out there on the Sprawl .
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Re: Which VPN

Post by stephanieswitzer » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:38 am

I have a paid subscription to ExpressVPN. I have it setup on my Synology router so that all my devices that connect via wired or wifi are able to connect via VPN. This includes my TV, printers, computers and iOS devices. Been using this setup for almost a year now and I'm very pleased.
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Re: Which VPN

Post by MichealHeitz » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:13 am

I use ExpressVPN and it is proving to be a great choice and the best service.

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Re: Which VPN

Post by dwayne22 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:17 am

I would recommend you to go with PureVPN. I have been using it on different os and devices from IOS to Linux, and it works great so far. Also, it does have 256-bit encryption, so it's more secure than other VPN Services. You can also test it by getting its 3 days VPN Trial, to make sure if its a good fit for you!

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Re: Which VPN

Post by sammartin8935 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:04 am

I don't know about you folks but I have been using Ivacy VPN for 3 years straight. Here is why I think it is the best UK VPN
77% Discount - The best Discount in VPN industry
400+ servers in 100+ locations
Complete anonymity i.e. strict no-logs policy, Internet Kill Switch, Port Forwarding, IPv6 and DNS leak protection.
Bitcoin Payment Option
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Unlimited Bandwidth

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