PIA - VPN

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by CloneRanger, Mar 31, 2014.

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  1. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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  2. ad18

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    I use them all the time. They have a great reputation for privacy. I cannot find any situations in which they have handed over logs of user traffic. Also, PIA is really fast. I have gotten 40 Mbps speeds with them. Apparently other users have gotten around 50 Mbps. Another advantage is their encryption. They offer encryption up to RSA-4096, SHA256, and AES-256. Great VPN service and easy to use.
     
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    Good service, reliable with a wide selection of nodes worldwide. I've used PIA for a couple of years now.

    The only small issue I've had is with their desktop client which starts a process in a different temporary folder in the user structure each time. Some security software doesn't like that - but it's easily overcome when you know what's happening!
     
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    Subscribed two months ago, after using AirVPN and Boleh. Works great!
     
  5. mirimir

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    As I've said before, I like them too :)
     
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    I have been a happy user for about 6 months. In addition to what was said:
    Their client has leak protection and kill switch options.
     
  7. Paranoid Eye

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    A VPN that runs out of US..... does this not sound ironic ?
     
  8. mirimir

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    I wouldn't use them as my initial VPN if I were in the US.

    But then, I wouldn't use Insorg as my initial VPN if I were in Russia ;)
     
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    Well, no.
    Also according to AirVPN US laws applicable to VPN providers are "better" than the EU's ones.
     
  10. Palancar

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    I am not concerned about Air or any other of the great VPN providers we salute here. What concerns me is the NSA's power and their setting up monitors on the USA based datacenters. All the VPN providers physically use them to conduct business. NSA may be outside of the tunnel but what they can learn by monitoring "from the outside" over time is enormous. Its not speculation.
     
  11. mattdocs12345

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    Yeah but U.S. laws are not followed by the U.S. government. They are there for the citizens to follow.
     
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