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Thread: VPN Providers?

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    Advice VPN Providers?

    Hi Guys,

    I notice a lot of df members are starting to discuss VPN providers. So I want to know who of you use a VPN? Why you use a VPN? What provider do you use?

    I'm looking to invest in a VPN.

    Thanks

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    Good post - nice to know we're a paranoid bunch

    Thanks to blacksheep

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    Default VPN Providers?

    I don't but do use SSL for newsgroups

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    Default Re: VPN Providers?

    Quote Originally Posted by blacksheep View Post
    Good post - nice to know we're a paranoid bunch


    Quote Originally Posted by Mobileman View Post
    I don't but do use SSL for newsgroups
    I use SSL as well but want another layer of protection that doesn't involve complete disconnection lol

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    Default Re: VPN Providers?

    I use one but its a necessity here.

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    If anyone wants a months free trial, let me know, I think I can give out up to 5 per month or something.
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    News hosting :-) only started using one as I've increased my use of torrents recently


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    I've been using private internet access for the last 12 months service always up many servers to choose from, does appear to max out at 20meg though, no problems with it looking for a new provider at the moment too got the current connection on offer so comparing services at the mo

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    I recently started with private Internet access after researching heavily, I just wanted to see what the hype was about and the app which manages the connections is very simple and you can select a server from most places in the world to view get restricted websites as an alternative to hola.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mobileman View Post
    I don't but do use SSL for newsgroups
    Yeah if I don't use ssl for some reason my 150mbit connection drops to about 1mbit. Wonder why that is.

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    They'll have QoS or packet inspection going on to throttle the traffic. Even SSL can be decrypted and repackaged with another cert if they wanted too but we'll probably see speeds start to slow down big time when that happens!

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    Quote Originally Posted by reverend View Post
    They'll have QoS or packet inspection going on to throttle the traffic. Even SSL can be decrypted and repackaged with another cert if they wanted too but we'll probably see speeds start to slow down big time when that happens!
    yep that why never bothered with anymore than that, I've never been throttled on zen or sky in 10 years using newsgroups and SSL the last 4-5 years as you say if they really wanted to the could decrypt it all but im not a heavy user no more than 100gb a month, was reading other week uk avg is now around 60gb , sure if i could get anything faster than the speed below id probably download more

    does seem to me that it throttling seems to hit torrent users more ?

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    I use Slick VPN, it's in association with my news provider but I got both for a ridiculous lifetime price years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CallmeGoose View Post
    News hosting :-) only started using one as I've increased my use of torrents recently
    They emailed me an other the other day, hence the thread my concern is selling off/revealing my data.

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    Default Re: VPN Providers?

    My reasoning is to connect to USA netflix etc. without having to use something shitty like Hola or going through hassle on every device.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geko View Post
    My reasoning is to connect to USA netflix etc. without having to use something shitty like Hola or going through hassle on every device.
    Look at private internet access you get 5 connections with them, was a factor in signing with them for another year for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathz29 View Post
    Look at private internet access you get 5 connections with them, was a factor in signing with them for another year for me
    Is that five separate individuals in different locations??

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    Quote Originally Posted by hilljd00 View Post
    Is that five separate individuals in different locations??

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    I let my sister use the a couple of connections at her house and I use three at home. Never had any issues.

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    Default Re: VPN Providers?

    I'm trying to get my head round how this works. I have a sr102 router and the firmware doesn't support VPN.

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    Default Re: VPN Providers?

    I also would love to check out an option for VPN traffic. I am looking for a reliable one in Europe though so I can grab stream some football matches back to the states and get around location check.

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