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    Default Cracking VPN Deal

    It was posted a while ago about the Winscribe 60GB free, it wasn't enough for me.

    This is a solid deal.

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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    Not a bad deal, but I couldn't get on with Windscribe. I had slow speeds and lots of disconnects.

    Depending on what you are doing as well this may be a deal breaker:

    "Windscribe is located in Toronto, Canada. Canada is a founding member of the 5-eyes jurisdiction that dates back to World War II. Not great by itself. But even worse when you consider that this alliance means both the U.S. and UK can get their grubby hands on your personal data."

    Also slows your internet connection a lot.

    But for most purposes and users this isn't a bad choice.


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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    Yeah I use a windscribe free account on a low use secondary device but as DJO says if you want actual privacy you might as well
    try walking into parliament wearing a bomb vest

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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    try reading the feedback from its members
    a lot are saying about disconnects and their PCs been harvested. Not for me ill stick with my 3 yr deal with Nord
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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    Another problem with Windscribe is that their VPN doesn't support Port Forwarding, so if you share your Plex, and use torrents you're screwed, which is the reason i binned them.

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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Overdose View Post
    Not a bad deal, but I couldn't get on with Windscribe. I had slow speeds and lots of disconnects.

    Depending on what you are doing as well this may be a deal breaker:

    "Windscribe is located in Toronto, Canada. Canada is a founding member of the 5-eyes jurisdiction that dates back to World War II. Not great by itself. But even worse when you consider that this alliance means both the U.S. and UK can get their grubby hands on your personal data."

    Also slows your internet connection a lot.

    But for most purposes and users this isn't a bad choice.


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    Except they can't because they don't keep any data

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    When You Use Our Service
    When you use Windscribe, we keep the following data associated with your account:

    Total amount of bytes transferred in a 30 day period. Bandwidth reset date is in your "My Account" section.
    Timestamp of your last activity on the Windscribe network.
    This data is used to enforce free tier limitations, prevent abuse and weed out inactive accounts.

    The following data is NOT stored:

    Historical record of VPN sessions
    Source IP
    Sites you visited
    We are firm believer that one's browsing history should be taken to one's grave.

    When You Are Actively Connected to a Server
    For the duration of your connection the following is stored in server's memory. This data is immediately discarded when you disconnect:

    OpenVPN/IKEv2 username
    Time of connection
    Amount of data transferred
    The following data is stored in a central location:

    Number of parallel connections at any given time to prevent rampant abuse and account sharing.
    A counter is incremented that stores total number of bytes downloaded/uploaded in a 30 day period.
    Anything that is not mentioned above is not stored.


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    As there is no data on your activities, Windscribe points out that there's nothing to share. This is backed up by a Transparency Report which covers the numbers of DMCA and Law Enforcement data requests over the year, and in both cases states that 'Exactly zero requests were complied with due to lack of relevant data.'

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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    First rule of VPN's.

    Never buy the bullshit about the data they claim not to keep.
    Investigate the jurisdiction of the country they are in at the very least, and investigate previous requests by law enforcement for data.
    Lets be honest. ALL VPN's claim to collect no recognizable data.

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    Default Re: Cracking VPN Deal

    how about Pure VPN, cheapest going:

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    or NORD VPN:

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    or IP Vanish (this one i signed up to last year and got a decent deal):

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    Mickey (24th November 2018) 


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