Why you should start using a VPN

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  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears
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  2. tunus

    tunus
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    The problem with VPN is that you trust the provider to keep your traffic safe/anonymous. If you do not download huge files, Linux with built-in TOR is by far the easiest way to keep your traffic anonymous and mostly private. Yes, it is not as user friendly as windows, but it's free and fairly secure.
     
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  3. PaulB47

    PaulB47
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    TOR is slowwwww.
    VPN is slow.
    I used a VPN in Netherlands which has about the best privacy laws, but got tired of the poor performance. I keep thinking I should get back into it. I wanted to find a server out of country with not too big a performance hit (e.g. Canada) but didn't stay with it. Anyway it's pointless; the ruling class already knows I am not a reliable and obedient citizen.
     
  4. dobeman

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    I use a paid VPN service - not slow at all. Depends on which one you use.
     
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    Sounds like more big brother to me.
     
  6. PaulB47

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    Want to tell us which one? Your ISP already knows of course...
     
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