Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for $4.99 per month

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by mood, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. mood

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    Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for $4.99 per month
    December 3, 2019
    https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/03/mozilla-launches-firefox-private-network-vpn-for-4-99-per-month/
     
  2. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    No W7. Well ***** mozilla.
     
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  3. Reality

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    I'm sure Mozilla knows where they can put that idea - so no thanks.
     
  4. Trooper

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    Hmm. Well I already have Mullvad, so no thanks to be honest.
     
  5. SouthPark

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    How would this be any better (for an American-based user) than the free VPN from Windscribe or the built-in Opera VPN?
     
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    Two good points made by zapjb and Reality above, as there are a lot of folks (me included) who will continue to use Win 7, and certainly don't care to be bombarded by incessant ads in the FF browser. :thumbd:
     
  7. mirimir

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    That at least is great news.

    But I still hate browser "VPNs".
     
  8. Minimalist

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    Mullvad - good decision from Mozilla. :thumb: I hope that they will support Windows 8.1 also.
     
  9. imdb

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    define "better"? better for what? bypassing geo-restrictions? latency? trustworthiness? privacy? speed?
     
  10. Reality

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    I think it's not hard to work out the privacy aspect, being in a privacy forum.
     
  11. Reality

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    Exactly. Imagine how annoying that would be. At least if you hit on a site you don't like you can get away from it but, huh, a browser that's with you for the good part of your online time nagging you with flippin ads? :( Pass.
     
  12. imdb

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    o_O
     
  13. zapjb

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    I don't understand this comment.

    Does this mean UBlock Origin, HTTPS Everywhere, Privacy Badger & other similar programs will no longer work once FF starts selling their VPN?
     
  14. reasonablePrivacy

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    It will work.
    Some Mozilla VPN ads will probably be served inside built-in Firefox start page and maybe uBlock can't block these, but I am fine with it as long these ads will not track me or consume too much bandwidth.
     
  15. Trooper

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    So has anyone here tried this new VPN? I got an invite, but did not do anything with it yet.
     
  16. mood

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    Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for Android
    February 19, 2020
    https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/19/mozilla-launches-firefox-private-network-vpn-for-android/
     
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    Firefox Private Network VPN will exit beta, officially launching soon as Mozilla VPN
    June 19, 2020
    https://www.neowin.net/news/firefox...beta-officially-launching-soon-as-mozilla-vpn
     
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    Mozilla VPN Is Live: Five Things You Need to Know
    https://news.softpedia.com/news/mozilla-vpn-is-live-five-things-you-need-to-know-530546.shtml
     
  19. mood

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    We test Mozilla’s new Wireguard-based $5/mo VPN service
    Mozilla's VPN is available now for Windows, Android, and iOS
    July 23, 2020

    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/07/we-test-mozillas-new-wireguard-based-5-mo-vpn-service/
     
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