Looking For A 'Basic' VPN

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by TomAZ, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. TomAZ

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    Looking for a very basic VPN Service that's easy to setup, not too complicated, either free or fairly inexpensive, can be easily connected/disconnected and overall easy to use. I don't need anything super heavy-duty.

    Any suggestions? I've briefly looked at a few and very quickly checked out Security KISS. Any thoughts on that particular one?
     
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  2. Overkill

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    Are you against extensions? I like tunnello for chrome
     
  3. TomAZ

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    Not necessarily against extensions, but I'm using Firefox.
     
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  7. Overkill

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    I haven't used it in awhile. sorry
     
  8. rm22

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    i've used it in Firefox for a few years and never had an issue - always connects fast

    I use CyberGhost free for a full VPN, but the connection delay can be long so I usually just use Zenmate on the rare occasions i need it.

    Also, if you haven't already done so you'll need to disable Webrtc and Flash IP leaks - this is easily done in Firefox. you can test with whoer.net/extended
     
  9. Hadron

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    Very good.
    So, we have your seal of approval for it. Thanks.
    I wonder what all those idiots are saying in their reviews?
     
  10. rm22

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    looks like many do not want to have to register to use it & Zenmate is pushing Premium with occasional popups, but that's expected with free Apps
     
  11. Hadron

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    OK.
     
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  13. TerryWood

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    Hi All

    https://hoxx.com/ - The addon for Chrome leaks ISP's DNS addresses.

    Terry
     
  14. JConLine

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    I use Private Internet Access, www.privateinternetaccess.com, and, for me, it works really good. 4 PC's both Linux and Windows, 1 android phone, super easy setup, easy connect/disconnect, fast, never a problem, $39.00 yr.
     
  15. newbiebit

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    When I clicked on your link to thatoneprivacysite the website tried to get a fingerprint of my browser, and it was blocked by Firefox's Canvas Fingerprint Blocker add-on. I got this warning:

    Allow canvas fingerprint?

    Cancel OK


    I got the same warning when I tried to go to thatoneprivacysite's FAQ web page.

    And this is the (hypocritical?) statement on thatoneprivacysite's home page:

    "Welcome to That One Privacy Site! This site is meant to be a resource to those who value their privacy...."


    How can it be acceptable for this website to extract the online identities of its users?
     
  16. mirimir

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    Arguably it's not.

    Maybe ask the author, /u/ThatOnePrivacyGuy on reddit.
     
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